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Page 200 - he says, is a short but full description of a happy state in this world. He that has these two has little more to wish for, and he that wants either of them will be but little the better for any thing else.
Page 70 - I am convinced that natural selection has been the main but not the exclusive means of modification ; " and in his sixth edition of the same work, in quoting these words, he laments that he is
Page 200 - plenty of open air, exercise, and sleep ; plain diet, no wine or strong drink, and very little or no physic ; not too warm and strait clothing ; especially the head and feet kept cold, and the feet often used to cold water and exposed to wet.
Page 180 - stones of so great price, As one of them, indifferently rated, And of a carat of this quality. May serve, in peril of calamity. To ransom great kings from captivity. This is the ware wherein consists my wealth
Page 159 - being the outlines of the Life of Our Lord, as given by St. Mark, with additions from the Text of the other Evangelists. Arranged and edited with Notes and Vocabulary, by the Rev. A.
Page 201 - correct and weed out any bad inclinations, and settle in him good habits. This is the main point, and, this being provided for, learning, may be had into the bargain, and that, as
Page 41 - certain that the inoculations practised by M. Pasteur have prevented the occurrence of hydrophobia in a large proportion of those who, if they had not been so inoculated, would have died of that disease. And his discovery shows that it may become possible to arrest by inoculation, even after infection, other diseases besides hydrophobia.
Page 214 - This river, which had been known to the French as the Roche jaune, or, as we have called it, the Yellowstone, rises, according to Indian information, in the Rocky Mountains; its sources are near those of the Missouri and the Platte, and it may be navigated in canoes almost to its head.
Page 64 - I know from my own experience, that, when I was at West Point, the fact that tobacco in every form was prohibited, and the mere possession of the weed severely punished, made the majority of the cadets, myself included, try to acquire the habit of using it.