Punch,  61 (1871), 86.

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Heat, Dynamics, Societies, Narcotics, Human Species

    Notes that a president of one of the sections of the recent meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science referred to William Thomson's 'Theory of Dissipation'. Wonders whether the association is 'going to investigate the phenomena of Fast Life' and hopes that Thomson can 'teach us how to lessen' the 'practice' of 'Dissipation'.

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