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An Engineer's Outlook: Presidential Address Delivered At York On Aug. 31, 1932

Nature volume 130, pages 341350 (03 September 1932) | Download Citation



AGAIN, for the fifth time, the British Association meets in York, a city of proved hospitality and the stage of great events. York is a monument of history; its very stones are eloquent of the past. Not the least of the episodes it has witnessed was the birth of this Association. We hold York in filial honour and affection. We are nomads who have strayed to the ends of the earth: we have been as far-flung as the British flag. We have enjoyed the welcome of many strange hearths. But here there is nothing unfamiliar. We take delight in coming home to a birthplace of happy memory and in recalling hopes which the past hundred years have generously fulfilled.

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  1. K.C.B., F.R.S., President of the British Association



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