Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, Volume 17

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Page 53 - Hark, hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings, And Phoebus 'gins arise, His steeds to water at those springs On chaliced flowers that lies; And winking Mary-buds begin To ope their golden eyes: With every thing that pretty is, My lady sweet, arise: Arise, arise.
Page 125 - A SWARM of bees in May Is worth a load of hay; A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees in July Is not worth a fly.
Page 433 - The face of places, and their forms, decay ; And that is solid Earth, that once was sea: Seas in their turn retreating from the shore, Make solid land, what ocean was before; And far from strands are shells of fishes found, And rusty anchors fix'd on...
Page 24 - Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature, and Art for with the consent of the Council of the Association...
Page 451 - O now, for ever, Farewell the tranquil mind ! Farewell content ! Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That make ambition...
Page 145 - I have been bullied by an usurper, I have been neglected by a court, but I will not be dictated to by a subject ; your man shan't stand. " ANNE, DORSET, PEMBRoKE,
Page 17 - To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry; to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate science in different parts of the British Empire with one another, and with foreign philosophers ; to obtain a more general attention to the objects of science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
Page 206 - You see these four squires, who have always served me most loyally, and especially in this day's engagement. What glory I may have gained has been through their means, and by their valour ; on which account I wish to reward them.
Page 425 - human remains and works of art, such as arrow-heads and knives of flint, occur in all parts of the cave and throughout the entire thickness of the clay : and no distinction founded on condition, distribution, or relative position, can be observed, whereby the human can be separated from the •other reliquiae," which included bones of the "elephant, rhinoceros, ox, deer, horse, bear, hyaena, and a feline animal of large size.
Page 272 - Exoniensis, being a collection of records and instruments illustrating the ancient conventual, collegiate, and eleemosynary foundations, in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon, with historical notices, and a Supplement, comprising a list of the dedications of Churches in the Diocese, an amended edition of the taxation of Pope Nicholas, and an abstract of the Chantry Rolls.

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