He began his lecture by a recapitulation of the history of chemistry and the various improvements made by different men of learning, pronouncing with fervour the names of the most distinguished discoverers.
Chemistry is that branch of natural philosophy in which the greatest improvements have been and may be made; it is on that account that I have made it my peculiar study; but at the same time, I have not neglected the other branches of science.
The light drew them as if they were plants; the chemistry
of the life that composed them demanded the light as a necessity of being; and their little puppet-bodies crawled blindly and chemically, like the tendrils of a vine.
It was in their undergraduate days, however, in the midst of their profoundest plunges into the mysteries of organic chemistry
, that Doris Van Benschoten entered into their lives.
, Ida, may perhaps do no harm; but your scheme, Clara, is out of the question.
I have studied chemistry
because, having determined to live in eastern climates I have been desirous of following the example of King Mithridates.
The stones were then to be sold for what they would fetch, and the proceeds were to be applied to the founding of that professorship of experimental chemistry
, which the Colonel has since endowed by his Will.
Some of it they would make into "smoked" sausage--but as the smoking took time, and was therefore expensive, they would call upon their chemistry
department, and preserve it with borax and color it with gelatine to make it brown.
Brooke, over the soup, in his easy smiling way, taking up Sir James Chettam's remark that he was studying Davy's Agricultural Chemistry
Then he made plans for the future, the same plans over and over again, interrupted by recollections of kisses on her soft pale cheek and by the sound of her voice with its trailing accent; he had a great deal of work to do, since in the summer he was taking chemistry
as well as the two examinations he had failed in.
And as the undefinable essence of the force moving the heavenly bodies, the undefinable essence of the forces of heat and electricity, or of chemical affinity, or of the vital force, forms the content of astronomy, physics, chemistry
, botany, zoology, and so on, just in the same way does the force of free will form the content of history.
And by alcoholic I mean a man whose chemistry
craves alcohol and drives him resistlessly to it.