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Page 254 - Toiling for leave to live ; and how he urged The great-eyed oxen through the flaming hours, Goading their velvet flanks : then marked he, too, How lizard fed on ant, and snake on him, And kite on both ; and how the fish-hawk robbed The fish-tiger of that which it had seized ; The shrike chasing the bulbul, which did chase The jewelled butterflies ; till everywhere Each slew a slayer and in turn was slain, Life living upon death.
Page 142 - During the autumnal heats the infection grew, Tame cattle and the beasts of nature slew, Poisoning the standing lakes, and pools impure; Nor was the foodful grass in fields secure. Strange death! for when the thirsty fire had drunk Their vital blood, and the dry nerves were shrunk, When the contracted limbs...
Page 461 - Ib. of chalk in water with 7 oz. additional of carbonic acid— that is to say, with as much more carbonic acid as the chalk itself contains — the chalk becomes readily soluble in water, and when so dissolved, is called bicarbonate of lime. If the quantity of water containing the 1 Ib.
Page 461 - The 9 oz. of burnt lime may be dissolved in any quantity of water not less than 40 gallons. The solution would be called lime-water. During the burning of the chalk to convert it into lime, the 7 oz.
Page 43 - Sites for building, and for regulating the Dimensions, Form, and Mode of Construction, and the keeping, cleansing, and repairing, of the Pipes, Drains, and other Means of communicating with Sewers...
Page 2 - For the inspection of such houses, and the keeping the same in a cleanly and wholesome state : 4. For enforcing therein the provision of privy accommodation and other appliances and means of cleanliness in proportion to the number of lodgings and occupiers, and the cleansing and ventilation of the common passages and staircases : 5. For the cleansing and lime-whiting at stated times of such premises...
Page 497 - Having carefully considered all the information we have been able to collect, we see no evidence to lead us to believe that the water now supplied by the Companies is not generally good and wholesome.
Page 409 - That in order to secure uniformity and completeness of action, each catchment area should, as a general rule, be placed under a single body of Conservators, who should be responsible for maintaining the river from its source to its outfall in an efficient state.