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Page 104 - A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening gone ; Short as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun. 5 Time, like an ever-rolling stream, Bears all its sons away ; They fly forgotten, as a dream Dies at the opening day...
Page 153 - ... months, or to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds, or to both such imprisonment and such fine. (2) For the purposes of this Act the expression "consideration " includes valuable consideration of any kind ; the expression "agent" includes any person employed by or acting for another; and the expression "principal
Page 1 - THE melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the autumn leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust, and to the rabbit's tread ; The robin and the wren are flown, and from the shrubs the jay, And from the wood-top calls the crow through all the gloomy day. Where are the flowers, the fair young flowers...
Page 121 - We know that it may be so if homoeopathic practitioners will but use their influence among medical men and medical students to secure a well filled class-room. HAHNEMANN PUBLISHING SOCIETY. THE annual meeting of this Society will be held at the " Royal Hotel," Matlock, Bath, at 8 o'clock in the evening of Wednesday, September 12th ; and, if necessary, by adjournment, at 9 am on Thursday the 18th.
Page 46 - Abies balsamea, from which it is distinguished by its sharp-pointed leaves. The flowers are unknown. The branches are used for adorning the churches in Mexico. According to Mr. Lambert, the cones are like those of the cedar of Lebanon, but...
Page 15 - This storm shows some very curious and interesting features, in the remarkable violence of the wind, rain and hail, within a small area, and the suddenness with which it burst. There was an area of thunderstorms over the whole of the south of England on the evening of that day. The most violent storm, however, burst over Grayshott on Hindhead at 8.20, and pursued a narrow track through Godalming and Guildford to Ripley, б miles north-east of Guildford.
Page 17 - When a specific name is taken from the name of a man, it is formed in the following way: — (a) When the name ends in a vowel the letter i is added (thus Glazioui from Glaziou ; Bureaui from Bureau), except when the names end in a, when e is added (thus Balansae from Balansa).
Page 44 - It is told with freshness and pathos, and should bo one of the most popular as it is one of the most helpful of children's books. The Cruise of the "Petrel:
Page 175 - to enquire as to the provision which has now been made for affording scientific and technical instruction in agriculture in England and Wales, and to report whether, in view of the practical results which have already been obtained, the existing facilities for the purpose are satisfactory and sufficient, and, if not, in what manner they may with advantage be modified or extended.
Page 18 - Hybrids between species of the same genus, or presumably so, are designated by a formula, and, whenever it seems useful or necessary, by a name. The formula consists of the names or specific epithets of the two parents in alphabetical order, and connected by the sign x . When the hybrid is of known experimental origin the formula may be made more precise by the addition of the signs...