Recreative Science: A Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observation. 1850, Том 1

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Groombridge and Sons, 1860

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Стр. 59 - I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
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Стр. 161 - GOD might have made the earth bring forth Enough for great and small, The oak-tree, and the cedar-tree, Without a flower at all.
Стр. 58 - I may have but a minute to speak to you. My dear, be a good man - be virtuous - be religious - be a good man. Nothing else will give you any comfort when you come to lie here.
Стр. 59 - So it being given unto him, he poised it in his hand, and felt along upon the edge of it with his thumb, to see if it was keen ; and smiling, spake unto Mr. Sheriff, saying, " This is a sharp medicine, but it will cure all diseases.
Стр. 97 - Through the middle of this space, ran a line as straight as if it had been cut with a knife, and evidently formed by a natural process of separation : for it even proceeded through the centre of the snout, to the terminal pointed process, at the root of which it turned off on the right side ; so that the least effort of the animal was sufficient to afford it a passage.
Стр. 221 - Whose savage craft, as Nature taught, designs A mazy web of death, the filmy lines, That form thy circling labyrinth, enfold Each thoughtless fly, that wanders near thy hold, Sad victim of thy guile; nor aught avail His silken wings, nor coat of glossy mail, Nor varying hues of azure, jet, or gold...
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