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Page 253 - Hitherto shalt thou come, and no further, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed," these irregular and prodigious vagaries seem to bespeak a decay, and forebode, perhaps, not a very distant dissolution.
Page 143 - Indians of the tropical plains ; and these again resemble the tribes which inhabit the region west of the Rocky Mountains, those of the great valley of the Mississippi, and those again which skirt the Esquimaux on the north.
Page 244 - They go up by the mountains; they go down by the valleys unto the place which thou hast founded for them. Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.
Page 191 - Sealed October 13. Robert William Sievier, of Henrietta-street, Cavendish-square, gentleman, for "certain improvements in looms for weaving, and in the mode or method of producing plain or figured goods or fabrics.
Page 389 - Animals designed especially for the Use of Students. By Rudolph Wagner, MD, Professor of Comparative Anatomy and Physiology in the University of Gbttingen, &c.
Page 187 - ON LANDED PROPERTY, And the ECONOMY of ESTATES ; comprehending the Relation of Landlord and Tenant, and the Principles and Forms of Leases ; Farm-Buildings, Enclosures, Drains, Embankments, and other Rural Works; Minerals; and Woods. By DAVID Low, Esq. FRSE 8vo.
Page 150 - They are not only averse to the restraints of education, but for the most part incapable of a continued process of reasoning on abstract subjects.
Page 244 - Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment; who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain; who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters; who maketh the clouds his chariot; who walketh upon the wings of the wind; who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire.
Page 144 - ... This remark is equally applicable to the ancient and modern nations of our continent ; for the oldest skulls from the Peruvian cemeteries, the tombs of Mexico and the mounds of our own country, are of the same type as the heads of the most savage existing tribes. Their physical organization proves the origin of one to have been equally the origin of all.