Magazine of natural history, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson
printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1829 - Natural history
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Page 304 - He answered and said unto them, "When it is evening ye say, 'It will be fair weather; for the sky is red.
Page 428 - He only, in a general honest thought, And common good to all, made one of them. His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, 'This was a man!
Page 137 - My heart is smitten, and withered like grass ; so that I forget to eat my bread. By reason of the voice of my groaning my bones cleave to my skin. I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.
Page 330 - Woe to the land shadowing with wings, Which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia : That sendeth ambassadors by the sea, Even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters...
Page 239 - I say, that if one train of thinking be more desirable than another, it is that which regards the phenomena of nature with a constant reference to a supreme intelligent Author.
Page 375 - When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower, Glistering with dew ; fragrant the fertile earth After soft showers ; and sweet the coming on Of grateful evening mild...
Page 360 - CONVERSATIONS ON VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY; comprehending" the Elements of Botany, with their application to Agriculture.
Page 50 - The tower menagerie, comprising the natural history of the animals contained in that establishment; with anecdotes of their characters and history; illustrated by portraits of each, taken' from life , by William Harvey , and engraved on wood by Branston and Wright.
Page 119 - And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine. And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.
Page 374 - With thee conversing I forget all time, All seasons and their change, all please alike. 640 Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest birds; pleasant the sun When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower...

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