Philozoia; Or, Moral Reflections on the Actual Condition of the Animal Kingdom, and on the Means of Improving the Same; with Numerous Anecdotes and Illustrative Notes: Addressed to Lewis Gompertz, Esq., President of the Animals Friend Society
Deltombe and Company, 1839 - 94 Seiten
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Seite 44 - All go unto one place, all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again. " Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works ; for that is his portion; for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?
Seite 45 - to punishment and reward, animals are spoken of as having, in common with man, a right of retribution conferred on them by the laws of God : In Genesis, ix. 4, we read, "And surely your blood of your lives will I require, at the hand of every beast will I require* it, and at the hand of man, etc. This
Seite 44 - the sous of men befallelh beasts ; even one thing befalleth them : as the one dielh, so dieth the other ; yea, they have all one breath : so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast : for all is vanity.
Seite 83 - words deceit! By nature vile, ennobled but by name, Each kindred brute might bid thee blush for shame. Ye ! who perchance behold this simple urn, Pass on—it honours none you wish to mourn : To mark a friend's remains these stones arise, I never knew but one, and here he lies.
Seite 81 - Casta , fave, Lucina : tuus jam regnat Apollo. Teque adeo decus hoc aevi, te consule, inibit Pollio, et incipient magni procedere menses : Te duce, si qua manent sceleris vestigia nostri, Irrita perpetua solvent formidine terras. Ille deum vitam accipiet, divisque videbit Permixtos heroas, et ipse videbitur
Seite 67 - et similis factus est illis. In the Catholic translation of the English College at Douay, the above is justly rendered : — " Man when he was in honour did not understand ; he hath been compared to senseless beasts and made like to them." But in the common Protestant version we read, "Man that is in honour and understandeth not is like the beasts that perish.
Seite 78 - sine semine flores. Mox etiam fruges tellus inarata ferebat : Nee renovatus ager gravidis canebat aristis. Flumina jam lactis, jam flumina nectaris ibant : Flavaque de viridi stillabant ilice mella. Postquam, Saturno tenebrosa in Tartara misso, Sub Jove mundus erat;
Seite 82 - Calliopea ; Lino, formosus Apollo. Pan etiam Arcadia mecum si judice certet, Pan etiam Arcadia dicat se judice viclum. Incipe, parve puer, risu cognoscere matrem ; Matri longa decem tulerunt fastidia menses. Incipe, parve puer : cui non risere
Seite 78 - non ensis, erant. Sine militis usu Mollia secure peragebant otia gentes. Ipsa quoque immunis, rastroque intacta , nee ullis Saucia vomeribus, per se dabat omnia tellus: Contentique cibis, nullo cogente , creatis, Arbuteos foetus, montanaque fraga legebant, Cornaque, et in duris
Seite 79 - ferumque, Armeniaeque tigres , iracundique leones, Cumque lupis ursi, dapibus cum sanguine gaudent. Heu quantum scelus est, in viscera viscera condi, Congestoque avidum pinguescere corpore corpus; Alteriusque animantem animantis vivere leto! Scilicet in tantis opibus, quas, optima matrum, Terra parit, nil