Objects for the Microscope: Being a Popular Description of the Most Instructive and Beautiful Subjects for Exhibition ...

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Groombridge, 1870 - 248 sidor
 

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Sida 159 - From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs, where the tides and billows flow; The water is calm and still below, For the winds and waves are absent there, And the sands are bright as the stars that glow In the motionless fields of upper air...
Sida 144 - LORD, how manifold are Thy works ! in wisdom hast Thou made them all ; the earth is full of Thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.
Sida 159 - It is a beauteous evening, calm and free, The holy time is quiet as a Nun Breathless with adoration; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquillity; The gentleness of heaven broods o'er the Sea: Listen! the mighty Being is awake, And doth with his eternal motion make A sound like thunder— everlastingly.
Sida 144 - Then looke, who list thy gazefull eyes to feed With sight of that is faire, looke on the frame Of this wyde universe, and therein reed The endlesse kinds of creatures which by name Thou canst not count, much less their natures aime; All which are made with wondrous wise respect, And all with admirable beautie deckt. First, th' Earth, on adamantine pillers founded Amid the Sea, engirt with brasen bands; Then th...
Sida 144 - To contemplation of the immortal sky ; Of the soar falcon so I learn to fly, That flags awhile her fluttering wings beneath, Till she herself for stronger flight can breathe. Then look, who list thy gazeful eyes to feed With sight of that is fair...
Sida 225 - THE BOOK OF THE AQUARIUM; Instructions on the Formation, Stocking, and Management in all Seasons of Collections of Marine and River Animals and Plants. BY SHIRLEY HIBBERD, Author of " Rustic Adornments for Homes of Taste,
Sida 226 - TRACES OF LIFE ON THE EARTH : or, the Fossils of " the Bottom Rocks. By SJ MACKIE, FGS...
Sida 223 - THE INTELLECTUAL OBSERVER: REVIEW OF NATURAL HISTORY, MICROSCOPIC RESEARCH, AND RECREATIVE SCIENCE. Four Volumes are ready, price 7«.
Sida 226 - This beautiful story was completed when the authoress was little above the age of nineteen, yet it has the sober sense of middle age. There is no age nor sex that will not profit by its perusal, and it will afford as much pleasure as profit to the reader." — Critic. " The same kindly spirit, the same warm charity and fervour of devotion which breathes in every line of that admirable book, ' Home Influence,' will be found adorning and inspiring 'The Mother's Recompense.
Sida 160 - Call us not weeds, — we are flowers of the sea, For lovely and bright and gay tinted are we ; Our blush is as deep as the rose of thy bowers, Then call us not weeds — we are ocean's gay flowers.

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