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The contrivances

Carey, Henry

The contrivances

a ballad opera

by Carey, Henry

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Published by Printed for Sarah Cotter in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballad operas -- Librettos

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesContrivances, or, More ways than one, More ways than one
    Statementwritten originally by Hen. Carey and newly adapted to the stage with the addition of several songs
    SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination23 p
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15140112M

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The contrivances book

He relished pitting his wits against nature, and following lucky hunches. He quoted one of his father's last letters about orchids, written in They are wonderful creatures, these Orchids, and I sometimes think with a glow of pleasure, when I remember making out some little point in their method of fertilisation.

There has been no facsimile of the first edition and the only printing since has been a recent facsimile of an American issue of the second edition of His letter described the mechanisms for insect fertilisation he had discovered in common British orchids, and reported his experimental observations that pollen masses were removed from Orchis morio and Orchis mascula plants in the open, but left in their pouches in adjacent plants under a glass bell jar.

Beagleat the same time as writing a series of books on geology, the first of which was The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs. As Schweizer notes, despite the professional and personal handicaps, business opportunities were plentiful for Frank, especially after his brother paid a visit to the country.

The book moves on to the various foreign orchids Darwin had received from others. His painting, showing the Catskills in all their splendor, admits the railroad as a wisp of smoke center left that divulges a train making its way across a trestle.

Copyright by Merritt Ierley. He credited Darwin with establishing the understanding that "Nature abhors close fertilization". I attended to the subject more or less during every subsequent summer; and my interest in it was greatly enhanced by having procured and read in Novemberthrough the advice of Robert Brown, a copy of C.

Every part reveals modification on modification. The results are most curious and the skill shown in discovering them equally so. It sold slowly, and there is a later case in a cloth of the same colour but without the vertical lines; this may have advertisements as late as January It is therefore the first of the volumes of supporting evidence.

For some years before I had specially attended to the fertilisation of our British orchids; and it seemed to me the best plan to prepare as complete a treatise on this group of plants as well as I could, rather than to utilise the great mass of matter which I had slowly collected with respect to other plants.

Wondrous Contrivances: Technology at the Threshold

Steam power quickly became synonymous with railroads and remained so until superseded by diesel power in the mid-twentieth century. The software we use sometimes flags "false positives" -- that is, blocks that should not have occurred. All IP addresses in Germany are blocked. The noise factor in modern transportation is vastly beyond the buzz that Cole dreaded.

In the s, it was revived with further developments in detailed analyses of insects' senses, led by researchers Frederic ClementsKarl von Frisch and others. In Italy, Federigo Delpino adopted the theory of descent but like Sprengel had a teleological approach and explained the mechanisms of flowers by the intervention of a "psychovitalistic intelligence".

When an insect touched an "antenna" projecting from the back of the flower, this released the bent pedicel which sprang straight and fired the pollinium, sticky disc first, at the insect. He collected it and tried to feed it insects, thus beginning a long-term study of insectivorous plants.

The automobile combined speed with another American trait-a zest for personal mobility. Agent, Faith Hamlin.

Ingenious Contrivances

At Schenectady, we got into another train of cars by which we were whirled to Utica at the rate of 20 miles per hour, i.

The text of this was considerably altered and the inserted Figure I is now incorporated.Apr 10,  · The great evolutionist Charles Darwin was so taken with the flowers that in he published a thick book devoted to THE VARIOUS CONTRIVANCES BY WHICH ORCHIDS ARE FERTILISED BY INSECTS.

In it, he. The Various Contrivances by Which Orchids Are Fertilised by Insects book. Read 2 reviews from the world. The Various Contrivances by Which Orchids Are Fertilised by Insects book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This Elibron Cla /5. THE object of the following work is to show that the contrivances by which Orchids are fertilised, are as varied and almost as perfect as any of the most beautiful adaptations in the animal kingdom; and, secondly, to show that these contrivances have for their main object the fertilisation of each flower.

Audience Response Systems: Insipid Contrivances or Inspiring Tools?: /ch Surprising to many is the knowledge that audience response systems have been in use since the s.

Reviewing the history of their use from the earlyCited by: Jan 23,  · “If the book’s purpose is to illuminate and chill, mission accomplished.” all the while quietly noting their clichéd contrivances in snarky, dark humor,” Antonia Hitchens writes in.

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