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Page 112 - SOWERBY'S ENGLISH BOTANY: Containing a Description and Life-size coloured Drawing of every British Plant. Edited and brought up to the Present Standard of Scientific Knowledge by T. BOSWELL (formerly SYMB), LL.DFLS, &c. With Popular Descriptions of the Uses, History, and Traditions of each Plant, by Mrs. LANKESTEB, Author of " Wild Flowers Worth Notice," " The British Ferns,
Page 176 - Walford's County Families of the United Kingdom. A Royal Manual of the Titled and Untitled Aristocracy of Great Britain and Ireland. By EDWARD WALFORD, MA, late Scholar of Balliol College, Oxford. Containing Notices of the Descent, Birth, Marriage, Education, &c., of more than...
Page 203 - God is law, say the wise; O Soul, and let us rejoice, For if He thunder by law, the thunder is yet His voice. Law is God, say some: no God at all, says the fool; For all we have power to see is a straight staff bent in a pool; And the ear of man cannot hear, and the eye of man cannot see; But if we could see and hear, this Vision — were it not He?
Page 338 - HALF-HOURS WITH THE TELESCOPE : a Popular Guide to the Use of the Telescope as a means of Amusement and Instruction.
Page 64 - WT, BA THE FLORA OF MIDDLESEX : A Topographical and Historical Account of the Plants found in the County. With Sketches of its Physical Geography and Climate, and of the Progress of Middlesex Botany during the last Three Centuries. With a Map of Botanical Districts. Crown 8vo, 12s.
Page 112 - HALF-HOURS WITH THE STARS: a Plain and Easy Guide to the Knowledge of the Constellations. Showing in 12 Maps the position oi the principal Star-Groups night after night throughout the year.
Page 176 - Botany,' when finished, will be exhaustive of the subject, and worthy of the branch of science It illustrates. , . . In turning over the charmingly executed handcoloured plates of British plants ^which encumber these volumes with riches, the reader cannot help being struck with the beauty of many of the humblest flowering weeds we tread on with careless step. We cannot dwell upon 'many of the individuals grouped...
Page 203 - THE sun, the moon, the stars, the seas, the hills and the plains — Are not these, O Soul, the Vision of Him who reigns ? Is not the Vision He ? tho' He be not that which He seems? Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams ? Earth, these solid stars, this weight of body and limb, Are they not sign and symbol of thy division from Him...