Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society, Volume 6

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Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, 1832 - Natural history
List of members in v. 1, with continuations in v. 2-7. "History of the society" in v. 2-7.

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Page 231 - This guest of summer, The temple-haunting martlet, does approve, By his loved mansionry, that the heaven's breath Smells wooingly here : no jutty, frieze, Buttress, nor coigne of vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendent bed, and procreant cradle : Where they most breed and haunt, I have observed, The air is delicate.
Page 413 - If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone?
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