Maryland, Its Resources, Industries and Institutions: Prepared for the Board of World's Fair Managers of Maryland

Sun job printing office, 1893 - 504 Seiten

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Seite 384 - Government ; but every person in the State, or person holding property therein, ought to contribute his proportion of public taxes for the support of the Government, according to his actual worth in real or personal property...
Seite 242 - And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea ; into your hand are they delivered.
Seite 285 - ... they differ from the ordinary cells only in being much larger and more distinct from each other ; and they have the power, when detached from the body, of growing and dividing up into cells, which shall shape themselves into a new organism like that from whose body the egg came. Most of the steps in this wonderful process may be watched under the microscope, and owing to the ease with which the eggs of the oyster may be obtained, this is a very good egg to study. About...
Seite 14 - Plain is formed, for the most part, of level areas of low land which extend with gradually increasing elevation from the coastal border, where the whole surface stands very nearly at sealevel to heights of three hundred feet and more along its western edge. The region is cut quite to the border of the Piedmont Plateau by tidal estuaries, and the topography becomes more and more pronounced in passing inland from the coast. The Chesapeake Bay extends nearly across its full length from south to north,...
Seite iv - Girle, must have something more than the Tautologies of a long-winded speech to carry on his design, or else he may (for aught I know) fall under the contempt of her frown, and his own windy Oration.
Seite 415 - Its purport is not so much to impart knowledge to* the pupils, as to whet the appetite, exhibit methods, develop powers, strengthen judgment, and invigorate the intellectual and moral forces. It should prepare for the service of society a class of students who will be wise, thoughtful, progressive guides in whatever department of work or thought they may be engaged.
Seite 285 - Fig. 1, and the germinative vesicle is no longer visible. The male cells may or may not still be visible upon the outer surface. In a short time a little transparent point makes its appearance on the surface of the egg, and increases in size, and soon forms a little projecting transparent knob — the polar globule — which is shown in Fig.
Seite 59 - Mills, then through Westminster on the Western Maryland railroad, and thence by a north-northeastward course to the Pennsylvania line. Further eastward there is a large area of the semi-crystalline schists in Harford county, surrounding the Peach Bottom and Delta roofing slates. These appear to be infolded in the gneisses, and are probably connected with the area near Finksburg by a narrow tongue passing the Northern Central railroad at Whitehall.
Seite 285 - Recent investigations. tend to show that, while these changes are taking place, one of the male cells penetrates the protoplasm of the egg and unites with the germinative vesicle, which does not disappear, but divides into two parts, one of which is pushed out of the egg and becomes the polar globule, while the other remains behind and becomes the nucleus of the developing egg, but changes its appearance so that it is no longer conspicuous. The egg now becomes pear-shaped, with the...
Seite 287 - In this way that surface of the body which lines the shell becomes converted into the two lobes of the mantle, and between them a mantle cavity is formed, into which the velum can be drawn when the animal is at rest. While these changes have been going on over the outer surface of the body, other important internal modifications have taken place. We left the digestive tract at the stage shown in Fig.

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