Leaves from the Note Book of a Naturalist
J. W. Parker and son, 1852 - Всего страниц: 413
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according ancient animal appearance Author bird bite body bones brought called camel carried close colour common continued covered creature crocodile death describes doubt Edition eggs eyes feathers feet female fish four frequently Garden give hand head History hundred islands Italy killed known land leave legs length less living London looked March motion mouth native nature nearly neck nest never night Notes observed once passed poison poor present prey probably Professor relates remains remarks reptiles rest river round says seems seen serpents shell short side skin snake soon species stork story surface swallow tail taken teeth till took tortoise tree true turn turtle walking whole wings wound young
Стр. 25 - Yea, the stork in the heaven knoweth her appointed times ; and the turtle, and the crane, and the swallow, observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the judgment of the LORD.
Стр. 110 - So the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.
Стр. 215 - Holds such an enmity with blood of man, That, swift as quicksilver, it courses through The natural gates and alleys of the body ; And, with a sudden vigour, it doth posset And curd, like eager droppings into milk, The thin and wholesome blood...
Стр. 265 - What hard mishap hath doomed this gentle swain? And questioned every gust of rugged wings That blows from off each beaked promontory : They knew not of his story...
Стр. 191 - Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear; 5 Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.
Стр. 359 - Sibila lambebant linguis vibrantibus ora. DIFFUGIMUS visu exsangues : illi agmine certo Laocoonta petunt; et primum parva duorum Corpora natorum serpens amplexus uterque Implicat , et miseros morsu depascitur artus. Post ipsum , auxilio subeuntem ac tela ferentem Corripiunt , spirisque ligant ingentibus : et jam Bis medium amplexi , bis collo squamea circum Terga dati , superant capite et cervicibus altis.
Стр. 205 - And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and they did so as the Lord had commanded : and Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it became a serpent.
Стр. 160 - Such notes as warbled to the string, Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what love did seek. Or call up him that left half told The story of Cambuscan bold, Of Camball, and of Algarsife, And who had Canace to wife, That owned the virtuous ring and glass, And of the wondrous horse of brass, On which the Tartar king did ride...
Стр. 110 - Then Jacob was greatly afraid and was distressed : and he divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and the herds, and the camels, into two companies ; and he said, If Esau come to the one company, and smite it, then the company which is left shall escape.
Стр. 90 - Elevated on the high dead limb of some gigantic tree that commands a wide view of the neighbouring shore and ocean, he seems calmly to contemplate the motions of the various feathered tribes that pursue their busy avocations below, — the snow-white Gulls slowly winnowing the air; the busy...