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Page 143 - Of three specimens from an inch and a quarter to an inch and a half in length...
Page 375 - tis nought to me; Since God is ever present, ever felt, In the void waste as in the city full ; And where He vital breathes, there must be joy.
Page 456 - HARRY HIEOVER.- STABLE TALK AND TABLE TALK; or, SPECTACLES for YOUNG SPORTSMEN.
Page 455 - This celebrated work has been completely revised, and much of it almost entirely re-written by its able author, who, from being a practical veterinary surgeon, and withal a great lover and excellent judge of the animal, is particularly well qualified to write the history of the noblest of quadrupeds. Messrs. Lea and Blanchard of Philadelphia have...
Page 1 - A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE. BY ALFRED S. TAYLOR, Lecturer on Medical Jurisprudence and Chemistry at Guy's Hospital, London. With numerous Notes and Additions, and References to American Law, BY RE GRIFFITH, MD In one volume, octavo, neat law sheep.
Page 2 - I think the work a very valuable addition to our present stock of juridical literature. It embraces all that part of Mr. Cruise's Digest which is most useful to American lawyers. But its higher value is, that it presents in a concise, but dear and exact form, the substance of American Law on the same subject. / know no work that we possess, whose practical utility it likely to be so extensively felt.
Page 379 - tis merry in good green wood, When the mavis and merle are singing, When the deer pass by, the hounds are in cry And the hunter's horn is ringing.
Page 318 - My companion, a stout, hale and athletic man, dressed in a homespun hunting-shirt, bare-legged and moccasined, carried a long and heavy rifle, which, as he was loading it, he said had proved efficient in all his former undertakings, and which he hoped would not fail on this occasion, as he felt proud to show me his skill. The gun was wiped, the powder measured, the ball patched with six-hundred-thread linen, and the charge sent home with a hickory rod.
Page 5 - CLATER AND YOUATT'S CATTLE DOCTOR. EVERY MAN HIS OWN CATTLE DOCTOR: CONTAINING THE CAUSES, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT OF ALL DISEASES INCIDENT TO OXEN, SHEEP AND SWINE; AND A SKETCH OF THE ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF NEAT CATTLE. BY FRANCIS CLATER. EDITED, REVISED AND ALMOST RE-WRITTEN, BY WILLIAM YOUATT, AUTHOR OF "THE HORSE.