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" AIH. 205 HEARING. 1. The ear is the organ of hearing. It has many divisions, which I am afraid you would not remember if I should tell you. The nerve which conveys impressions to the brain is called the auditory. The ear has no opening into the brain,... "
Familiar Lessons on Physiology: Designed for the Use of Children and Youth ... - Page 175
by Lydia Folger Fowler - 1848 - 95 pages
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Systematic Education: Or Elementary Instruction in the Various ..., Volume 2

William Shepherd, Jeremiah Joyce, Lant Carpenter - Education - 1815
...circles which are formed on throwing a stone into smooth water ; and these waves of the air, travelling at the rate of eleven hundred and forty-two feet in a second, strike against the external ear : here they are collected and conveyed through the canal to the membrane...
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The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - New Hampshire - 1827 - 318 pages
...see the light of the flash long before we hear the report. The velocity of sound is commonly computed at the rate of eleven hundred and forty-two feet in a second. Its velocity varies according to the temperature, density, and humidity of the atmosphere. It is influenced...
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The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - Science - 1830 - 320 pages
...see the light of the flash long before we hear the report. The velocity of sound is commonly computed at the rate of eleven hundred and forty-two feet in a second. Its velocity varies according to the temperature, density, and humidity of the atmosphere. It is influenced...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...earth.—It is not difficult to measure the distance of thunder-clouds from the earth. Sound moves at the rate of eleven hundred and forty-two feet in a second; light at the rate of about two hundred thousand miles in a second. The time in which light traverses...
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Human Physiology: For the Use of Elementary Schools

Charles Alfred Lee - Human physiology - 1843 - 336 pages
...here the sound had to be communicated from the air to the water, and from the water to the air again. Sound travels at the rate of eleven hundred and forty-two feet in a second, or a mile in four seconds. As light travels much faster, we see the flash of a gun before we hear the...
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Familiar Lessons on Physiology: Designed for the Use of ..., Volumes 1-2

Lydia Folger Fowler - Phrenology - 1848
...one, and the opposite. 5. What is said of the organ of sight ? SOUND THE VIBRATION OP THE AIH. 205 HEARING. 1. The ear is the organ of hearing. It has...hearing be not impaired, we can tell the approach of a 1. What is the organ of hearing ? What is its nerve ? Can any insects crawl into the head ? Why not...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - Readers (Secondary) - 1847 - 480 pages
...the earth. It is not difficult to measure the distance of thunder-clouds from the earth. Sound moves at the rate of eleven hundred and forty-two feet in a second ; light at the rate of about two hundred thousand miles in a second. The time in which light traverses...
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Familiar Lessons on Physiology: Designed for the Use of Children ..., Volume 1

Lydia Folger Fowler - Mind and body - 1854 - 209 pages
...lighted one, and the opposite 5. What is said of the organ of sight ? SOUND THE VIBRATION OF THE AIR. 205 HEARING. 1. The ear is the organ of hearing. It has...hearing be not impaired, we can tell the approach of a 1 . What is the organ of hearing ? What is its nerve ? Can any insects crawl into the head ? Why not...
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