Essex Naturalist: Being the Journal of the Essex Field Club, Volumes 1-2

Front Cover
The Club., 1887 - Biology
 

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 282 - My son, fear thou the LORD and the king : and meddle not with them that are given to change...
Page 105 - HE clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ring'd with the azure world, he stands. The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls; He watches from his mountain walls, And like a thunderbolt he falls.
Page 190 - There is scarcely any wellinformed person, who, if he has but the will, has not also the power to add something essential to the general stock of knowledge, if he will only observe regularly and methodically some particular class of facts which may most excite his attention, or which his situation may best enable him to study with effect.
Page 89 - The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and providence their guide: They hand in hand with wandering steps and slow, Through eden took their solitary way.
Page 182 - ... knowledge of these features in indigenous German plants— why has this not been done for Britain? "Now, I venture to think that good results would follow if you would bring before the Delegates at the meeting to-day the importance of encouraging the members of their Societies to study the life-histories of indigenous plants in their entirety, ie from the stage of embryo in the seed up to the production of fruit and seed again. Anyone who will take up this line of study will assuredly derive...
Page 280 - It was, doubtless, this possession of all the elements necessary to form a perfect landscape that caused Morant, the county historian, to describe Laindon as commanding the finest views in Essex, if not in England. And we have more unbiassed testimony in a work entitled "A Six Week's Tour through the Southern Counties of England and Wales "(Lond.
Page 96 - That the gentlemen whose names are appended be requested to act as a Committee (with power to add to their number) for the purpose of carrying out the previous resolution and of reporting to an adjourned public meeting to be held during the second week in October next.
Page 45 - THE EAST ANGLIAN; Or, NOTES AND QUERIES on subjects connected with the Counties of SUFFOLK, CAMBRIDGE, ESSEX and NORFOLK.
Page 190 - Happy, truly, is the naturalist. He has no time for melancholy dreams. The earth becomes to him transparent; everywhere he sees significances, harmonies, laws, chains of cause and effect endlessly interlinked, which draw him out of the narrow sphere of self-interest and self-pleasing, into a pure and wholesome region of solemn joy and wonder.
Page 271 - Charles I., and that his son, Charles II., ordered this memorial of their loyalty to be erased.

Bibliographic information