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Seite 201 - The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Seite 233 - Ganot's Elementary Treatise on Physics, Experimental and Applied, for the use of Colleges and Schools. Translated and edited by E. ATKINSON, FCS Seventh Edition, with 4 Coloured Plates and 758 Woodcuts. Post 8vo. 15.?.
Seite 114 - Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade High over-arch'd, and echoing walks between : There oft the Indian herdsman, shunning heat, Shelters in cool, and tends his pasturing herds At loop-holes cut through thickest shade.
Seite 114 - ... times, with sway Of gentle motion swung; Others of younger growth, unmoved, were hung Like stone-drops from the cavern's fretted height ; Beneath was smooth and fair to sight, Nor weeds nor briars deform'd the natural floor, And through the leafy cope which bower'd it o'er Came gleams of chequer'd light.
Seite 324 - The ordinary notion of species as assemblages of individuals marked out from each other by definite characters that have been genetically transmitted from original proto-types similarly distinguished, is quite inapplicable to this group...
Seite 153 - OF FEEDING. Destructive insects may be divided into two classes, according to the nature of the mouth parts. This is especially important from an economic point of view. The grasshopper, being provided with jaws, can be killed by poisons. The chinch bug, with a sucking mouth, can not be killed by poisoning. The first eats its food, as do the higher animals, while the other sucks the sap from...
Seite 401 - You hear his toll, and then a pause for a minute, then another toll, and then a pause again, and then a toll, and again a pause. Then he is silent for six or eight minutes, and then another toll, and so on.
Seite 333 - For what are men better than sheep or goats That nourish a blind life within the brain, If, knowing God, they lift not hands of prayer Both for themselves and those who call them friend? For so the whole round earth is every way Bound by gold chains about the feet of God.
Seite 103 - It may be worthy of notice here, that the fish froze as they were taken out of the nets, and in a short time became a solid mass of ice ; and by a blow or two of the hatchet were easily split open, when the intestines might be removed in one lump. If in this completely frozen state they were thawed before the fire, they recovered their animation.