By Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither, Carl C. Gaither
Discovering phrases of knowledge approximately technological know-how is now effortless with Gaither's Dictionary of medical Quotations. equipped thematically and listed alphabetically through writer, this paintings makes available an remarkable choice of nearly 21,000 quotations concerning a wide variety of clinical themes, together with astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. The thematic association lets you without difficulty discover a pertinent citation from quite a few resources and views. The ensuing compendium permits a reader to conceptualize and include the written photos of scientists, laymen, politicians, novelists, playwrights, and poets approximately humankind's clinical achievements. Quotations are indexed with the credited writer, identify, bankruptcy, web page quantity, birth/death date, and profession the place possible.
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So deeply rooted are those inaccurate ideals that no volume of scientiﬁc schooling turns out capable of remove them. the kids are taught at school that the toad isn't just innocuous, yet priceless as an insect destroyer, and but little ladies will shriek at a toad similar to their moms. the simplest of Peter McArthur Toads (p. 177) Vancouver, Clarke, Irwin. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 1967 1838–1914 American naturalist Frogs abound in the entire toilets, marshes, swimming pools, and lakes, notwithstanding chilly and excessive and remoted. How did they have the ability to wake up those excessive mountains? absolutely now not via leaping. lengthy and dry tours via weary miles of boulders and brush will be attempting to frogs. probably their stringy spawn is carried at the ft of geese, cranes, and different water birds. in any case, they're such a lot completely allotted, and ﬂourish famously. What a cheery, hearty set they're, and the way bravely their krink and tronk concert events brighten up the rocky desolate tract! Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander) 1882–1956 English poet, children’s author, and playwright (Weasels, Stoats, and Ferrets, together:) Toad! Toad! Down with Toad! Down with the preferred, winning Toad! Toad of Toad corridor Act I, quantity 7 (p. 18) Charles Scribner’s Sons. ny, big apple, united states. 1929 Our nationwide Parks bankruptcy VI (p. 211) Houghton Mifﬂin corporation. Boston, Massachusetts, united states. 1901 ANIMAL: ANNELID ANIMAL: AMPHIBIAN: TADPOLE writer undetermined Pallister, William Hales within the eyes of such a lot men…the earthworm is an insignificant blind, dumb, mindless, and unpleasantly slimy annelid. Canadian health professional 1877–1946 ANIMAL: ANNELID: bug Animal: Annelid: malicious program 31 Mr. Darwin undertakes to rehabilitate his personality, and the earthworm steps forth instantaneously as an clever and beneﬁcent personage, a employee of substantial geological adjustments, a planer down of mountain sides…a buddy of man…and an best friend of the Society for the protection of historic monuments. The earthworm who, defined as lowly, Grinds, just like the gods, particularly slowly, Doth additionally grind incredibly small. by way of diligent, continuous and during subterranean toil, He doth homogenize the soil. In Francis Darwin (ed. ) The lifestyles and Letters of Charles Darwin (Volume 2) bankruptcy IX (p. 395) D. Appleton & corporation. manhattan, manhattan, united states. 1896 H–O–M–G–E–N–I–Z–A–T–I–O–N Nature journal, quantity 50, #1, January 1957 (p. forty-one) Beebe, William Garstang, Walter 1868–1949 English embryologist and beginner poet 1877–1962 American ornithologist there are various methods of contemplating a ﬂatworm. A writer may possibly rightly be quoted, “He observed that it was once stable. ” To an ant by accident blundering into its slime, the bug will be a undeniable, evil loss of life. A chook might provide it no moment look for its ﬂesh is worse than inedible. excessive Jungle bankruptcy X (p. 171) Duell, Sloan & Pearce. ny, ny, united states. 1949 Blake, William 1757–1827 English poet, painter, and engraver O rose, thou paintings unwell! The invisible computer virus That ﬂies within the evening, within the howling typhoon, Has figured out thy mattress Of purple pleasure, And his darkish mystery love Does thy lifestyles wreck.