The Magazine of Natural History and Naturalist

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Longman, 1860
 

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الصفحة 34 - She is the fairies' midwife ; and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate-stone On the fore-finger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomies Athwart men's noses as they lie asleep : Her waggon-spokes made of long spinners...
الصفحة 127 - If thou art worn and hard beset With sorrows, that thou wouldst forget, If thou wouldst read a lesson, that will keep Thy heart from fainting and thy soul from sleep, Go to the woods and hills! — No tears Dim the sweet look that Nature wears.
الصفحة 145 - As soon as a poor man on the road takes off his hat and asks charity, the horse immediately stands still, and will not stir till something is given to the petitioner; and as I had no money about me, I was obliged to feign giving something, in order to satisfy the horse.
الصفحة 245 - seen the wife of a mahoud (for the followers often take their families with them to camp) give a baby in charge to an elephant, while she went on some business, and have been highly amused in observing the sagacity and care of the unwieldy nurse. The child, which, like most children, did not like to lie still in one position, would, as soon as left to itself, begin crawling about ; in which exercise it would probably get among the legs of the animal, or entangled in the branches of the trees on which...
الصفحة 87 - He saw the whole business in an instant — he dropped his own piece, and immediately seized that which had been cast to him ; and then, with a degree of strength and determination almost incredible* he dragged it through the surge, and delivered it to his master. A line of communication was thus formed, and every man on board was rescued from a watery grave.
الصفحة 143 - The latter was too sensible of his inferiority openly to resent the insult, though it is obvious that he felt it, but great squabbling and abuse ensued between the keepers. At length the weaker animal, watching the opportunity when the other was standing with his side to the well, retired backwards a few...
الصفحة 87 - A vessel was driven on the beach of Lydd, in Kent. The surf was rolling furiously — eight poor fellows were crying for help, but not a boat could be got off to their assistance. At length a gentleman came on the beach, accompanied by his Newfoundland dog. He directed the attention of the animal to the vessel, and put a short stick into his mouth. The intelligent and courageous fellow at once understood his meaning, and sprang into the sea, and fought his way through the waves.
الصفحة 244 - mid the brown mountain heather, Where the Pilgrim of Nature* lay stretched in decay, Like the corpse of an outcast abandoned to weather, Till the mountain winds wasted the tenantless clay.
الصفحة 175 - was my principal amusement for several years. How was the expression of her attachment depicted upon her countenance ! How many times have her tender caresses made me forget my troubles, and consoled me in my misfortunes ! My beautiful and interesting companion at length perished. After several days of suffering, during which I never forsook her, her eyes constantly fixed on me, were at length extinguished ; and her loss rent my heart with sorrow.

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