Proceedings of the Birmingham Philosophical Society

Proceedings of the Birmingham Philosophical Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ...by the very circumstances under which so many of the peasantry have quitted their native shore; and, indeed, to the calm and thoughtful observer the idea is not strange, that, in future America, future England might have more to fear than from all the agitations, from all the rebellions, which could have been excited here. The worst is past. The Irish policy of England, for six centuries a policy of persecution, has now become a policy of reconciliation. The task is to create anew the life of a people that has suffered more than any other nation. Not, indeed, the restoration of Keltic nationality, for that has become impossible, and belongs to history, to science, to poetry; but the restoration of the Irish people, as a powerful link in that chain of nations which, speaking the English tongue, encircles and rules the world; the interest of the one protected by the interests of the other, the one participating in the culture and blessings of the other; freedom of Irish dreams, destruction of British prejudices, the union of Irish genius to Anglo-Saxon perseverance--in one word, a real and disinterested mutual loyalty--that only must be the goal, not now so very far distant, and alone marking the commencement of a new time.our scientific manhood which Rindfliesh has recently so acutely deplored. As before stated, the existence of these corpuscles once admitted, the only other interpretation which can possibly be put upon their presence is that they are discs which have yielded up their haemoglobin. Three conceptions are here possible: --1. They may have become decolourised during the mere act of shedding the blood. 'A. They may represent a stage in the dissolution of the red disc. 3. They may be produced by the methods employed. But the dawn of the day is...show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236874951
  • 9781236874955