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Page 346 - holy. Six days Shalt thou labour, and do all that thou hast to do; but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. In it thou shalt do no manner of work; thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy man-servant, nor thy maid, nor thy
Page 309 - This guest of summer, The temple-haunting martlet, does approve, By his lov'd mansionry, that the heaven's breath Smells wooingly here : no jutty, frieze, Buttress, nor coigne of vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendent bed, and procreant cradle : Where they most breed and haunt, I have observ'd, The air is delicate.
Page 375 - of basaltic breccia, or of trap tuff, as it is improperly called. " It is in the amorphous basalt, that the zeolites are most abundant. The nodules vary from the size of a pea to that of a hen's egg, and upwards, and generally exhibit specimens of radiated mesotype, and of
Page 309 - Duncan. This castle hath a pleasant seat; the air Nimbly and sweetly recommends itself Unto our gentle senses.
Page 323 - Macbeth shall never vanquished be, until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill Shall come against him.
Page 81 - a keeper in the Windsor forest, Doth, all the winter time, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak.
Page 186 - at a later period, without any excitement from without, in a university devoted almost entirely to philology and theology (which is, indeed, no universitas) and without sufficient inward power and excitement, the stagnation of all philosophical study of natural history soon put a stop to his activity.
Page 33 - and chambers—whilst we are obliged to use the two first in common with others, and are scarcely able to secure ourselves the privacy of our own chamber, if we are not fortunate enough to be able to obtain a secure and convenient house for ourselves alone.
Page 377 - where the bed has also been broken. The Stones which it contains are all rounded, and of various, often considerable dimensions, and they exhibit specimens of granite, gneiss, micaceous schistus, quartz, and red sandstone. Together with these are some rolled pieces of basalt.