Proceedings, Volume 26

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Page xci - ... very apt to be blown out to sea. The most remarkable instance I have known of an insect being caught far from the land, was that of a large grasshopper (Acrydium), which flew on board when the Beagle...
Page 173 - em — miserable — " "Sinners," suggested Jimmy, who made large strides like the men and did not lag behind like the other little boys. "Miserable machines for such a divine thing as music!" "Right, William, and so they be!
Page 235 - GREEN OUR summer way to church did wind about The cliff, where ivy on the ledge was green. Our summer way to town did skirt the wood, Where shining leaves, in tree and hedge, were green. Our summer way to milking in the mead, Was on by brooks, where flutt'ring sedge was green.
Page 64 - Lateral marginal impressions slight, upper convexity moderate and even ; the height of the clypeus exceeds half that of the facial space, and it is rather prominent at its lower margin, but impressed above.
Page xci - The dust falls in such quantities as to dirty everything on board, and to hurt people's eyes; vessels even have run on shore owing to the obscurity of the atmosphere. It has often fallen on ships when several hundred, and even more than a thousand miles from the coast of Africa, and at points sixteen hundred miles distant in a north and south direction.
Page 178 - Here's a health to all good lasses, Pledge it merilly, fill your glasses. Let a Bumper toast go round. May they lieve a life of pleasure, Without mixture, without measure, For with them true joys are found. In some cases the parish provided strings and bowhair when required, and such items as " Two strings for the Base Viol, zs. 2d.," " Reparing 2 Base Bows, 2s. 6d.," are given in the churchwardens
Page 249 - The geate ha' now a-swung, Behind the veet o' vull-grown men And vootsteps of the young, Drough years o' days it swung to us Behind each little shoe, As we tripped lightly on avore The geate a-vallen to. In evenen time o' starry night How mother zot at hwome, And kept her blazing vire bright Till father should ha...
Page xxxv - Mufchenbrpeck obferved that, when the glafs windows of his room were covered with a thin plate of ice, on the infide, the moon appearing through it was furrounded with a large and varioufly coloured halo ; and, opening the window, he found that it arofe intirely from that thin plate of ice, for none was feen, except through it.
Page 224 - An' there a win'-blast shook the rattlen door, An' seemed, as win' did mwone without, As if my Jeane, alwone without, A-stannen on the stone without, Wer there a-come wi' happiness oonce mwore. I went to door; an...
Page 250 - And Jean could tell to who, As he do come in drough the geate The geate a-vallen to. And oft do come a saddened hour When there must goo away, One well-beloved to our heart's core Vor long, perhaps vor aye. And oh ! it is a touchen thing The loven heart must rue, To hear behind his last farewell The geate a-vallen to.

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