Nature, Volume 54

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1896 - Electronic journals

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Page 114 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall...
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Page 48 - Key to North American Birds. Containing a concise account of every species of living and fossil bird at present known from the Continent north of the Mexican and United States Boundary...
Page 26 - Hath left to their disputes, perhaps to move His laughter at their quaint opinions wide Hereafter ; when they come to model Heaven And calculate the stars, how they will wield The mighty frame ; how build, unbuild, contrive To save appearances ; how gird the sphere With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb...
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