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Seite 550 - Of ash, or lime, or beech, distinctly shine Within the twilight of their distant shades ; There, lost behind a rising ground, the wood Seems sunk, and shorten'd to its topmost boughs. No tree in all the grove but has its charms, Though each its hue peculiar...
Seite 353 - THE TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES OF ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT ; being a condensed Narrative of his Journeys in the Equinoctial Regions of America, and in Asiatic Russia: together with Analyses of his more important Investigations. By w MACGILLIVRAY AM Intcratttif World In 2 vols.
Seite 355 - Basks in the glare, or stems the tepid wave, And thanks his gods for all the good they gave. Such is the patriot's boast, where'er we roam, His first, best country, ever is at home.
Seite 23 - And rocks the bellowing voice of boiling seas rebound. The father of the gods his glory shrouds, Involved in tempests and a night of clouds ; And, from the middle darkness flashing out, By fits he deals his fiery bolts about. Earth feels the motions of her angry god ; Her entrails tremble, and her mountains nod ; And flying beasts in forests. seek abode : Deep horror seizes every human breast ; Their pride is humbled, and their fear confess'd, While he from high his rolling thunder throws, And fires...
Seite 21 - He multiplied himself among mankind, The Proteus of their talents: But his own Breathed most in ridicule, — which, as the wind, Blew where it listed, laying all things prone, — Now to o'erthrow a fool, and now to shake a throne.
Seite 341 - In this situation he remains without stirring for a day or two, as if to rest himself after the uncommon fatigue of a two yards' march ; he then gnaws away the bark a little, in order to get further in out of the way of observation ; and, having made a smooth chamber, big enough for his wants, he spins a beautiful little milk-white silken case, in which, after a few weeks, he becomes...
Seite 449 - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COTTAGE, FARM, AND VILLA ARCHITECTURE and FURNITURE ; containing numerous Designs, from the Villa to the Cottage and the Farm, including Farm Houses, Farmeries, and other Agricultural Buildings ; Country Inns, Public Houses, and Parochial Schools ; with the requisite Fittingsup, Fixtures, and Furniture, and appropriate Offices, Gardens, and Garden Scenery : each Design accompanied by Analytical and Critical Remarks.
Seite 356 - Monographic complete du Melon ; contenant la culture, la description et le classement de toutes les varietes de cette espece, suivies de celles de la Pasteque a chair fondante, avec la figure de chacune dessinee et coloriee d'apres Nature.
Seite 550 - Nor less attractive is the woodland scene, Diversified with trees of every growth Alike yet various. Here the gray smooth trunks Of ash, or lime, or beech, distinctly shine, Within the twilight of their distant shades ; There lost behind a rising ground, the wood Seems sunk, and shortened to its topmost boughs.
Seite 340 - ... down the apple, and the position of the hole at the top, if the apple continue upright, or nearly so, is inconvenient for a purpose it has up to this time been used for, that is, as a pass to get rid of its little pellets of excrement, which are something like fine sawdust or coarse sand; another communication with the outer air is therefore required, and it must be so constructed as to allow the power of gravity to assist in keeping it clear; it is accordingly made directly downwards towards...