78 ENGLISH MEN OF SCIENCE. [CHAP.
in a few cases the third person has been turned into the first, for the sake of uniformity.
Extracts from Returns.
ENERGY MIICH ABOVE THE AVERAGE-FORTY
1. "Travelling almost continually from 1846 up to the present time. Restless. All life accustomed to extremely rough travel ; often months without house or tent. Of mindrestless.
"Father-Very energetic ; restless. In old age travelled considerably. Mentally restless. Mother-Quiet and delicate."
2. " When young, and to set. thirty or more, worked habitually till two and three A.M., often all night. Travelled much in various climates. Much endurance of fatigue and hard living-[an excellent mountaineer]. Of mind-[has risen to the highest position in his branch of science and conducts an enormous correspondence on a variety of technical and scientific subjects].