High; the distortion has evidently taken place through the use of unseasoned timber and consequent warping of the woodwork.
To represent two million cases of sickness and a consequent loss of several million francs.
But it seems pretty clear that if there is any change in weight consequent on chemical change, it is too minute to be of im- portance to the chemist, though the methods of modern physics may settle the question.
Drought and consequent defoliation result in the same, and these considerations help us to understand how old-established trees in parks, &c., apparently in good general health, become stag-headed by the necrosis of their upper twigs and smaller branches: the roots have here penetrated into subsoil or other unsuitable medium, or some drainage scheme has deprived them of water, &c., and a dry summer just turns the scale.
A propos of the consequent weakness which led him to associate such a defect with beauty.'