Journal of the Society of Arts, Volume 53

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The Society, 1905
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Página 60 - Nobody, however, who has paid any attention to the peculiar features of our present era, will doubt for a moment that we are living at a period of most wonderful transition, which tends rapidly to accomplish that great end to which, indeed, all history points, the realization of the Unity of Mankind!
Página 113 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
Página 273 - The East bow'd low before the blast In patient, deep disdain; She let the legions thunder past, And 'plunged in thought again.
Página 502 - First, I desire such an alteration of our fiscal system as will give us a freedom of action impossible while we hold ourselves bound by the maxim that no taxation should be imposed except for revenue. I desire this freedom in the main for three reasons. It will strengthen our hands in any negotiations by which we may hope to lower foreign hostile tariffs. It may enable us to protect the fiscal independence of those Colonies which desire to give us preferential treatment. It may be useful where we...
Página 151 - The story of this piece is taken from a pamphlet entitled " News " from Perin in Cornwall, of a ' most bloody and unexampled ' Murther, very lately committed ' by a Father on his owne Sonne ' (who was lately returned from ' the Indyes), at the Instigation ' of a merciless Stepmother. To' gether with their several most ' wretched Endes ; being all per' formed in the Month of Sep
Página 98 - Two or more independent inventions can not be claimed in one application; but where several distinct inventions are dependent upon each other and mutually contribute to produce a single result...
Página 435 - ... there were many families of old bushi, or families which were quite equal in their standing to the bushi class. Moreover, the spirit of Bushido has also been making its influence felt by other people. Thus we can see that the nation has been preparing itself for centuries for the promotion of moral ideas of the same kind as those of Bushido. The cardinal points of oriental ethics, as may be expected, are loyalty and filial piety. In China filial piety takes precedence, but in Japan loyalty stands...
Página 3 - The Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce of the Country, by bestowing rewards for such productions, inventions, or improvement:: as tend to the employment of the poor, to the increase of trade, and to the riches and honour of the kingdom...
Página 440 - for having established, after most laborious research, the true relation between heat, electricity, and mechanical work, thus affording to the engineer a sure guide in the application of science to industrial pursuits.
Página 441 - for the services he has rendered to the United Kingdom by affording to engineers engaged in the water supply and the sewage of towns a trustworthy basis for their work, by establishing and carrying on during nearly forty years systematic observations (now at over 3,000 stations) of the rainfall of the British Isles, and by recording, tabulating, and graphically indicating the results of these observations in the annual volumes published by himself.

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