Notes and Jottings from Animal Life

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Smith, Elder, 1882 - 414 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 10 - We thus learn that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World.
الصفحة 188 - Haec ubi dicta, cavum conversa cuspide montem impulit in latus ; ac venti, velut agmine facto, qua data porta, ruunt et terras turbine perflant.
الصفحة 313 - Now the Lord had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
الصفحة 375 - And the mixed multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, "Who shall give us flesh to eat? We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick: But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.
الصفحة 322 - And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind : and God saw that it was good.
الصفحة 258 - ... lick their wounds. She went off a second time as before; and, having crawled a few paces, looked again behind her, and for some time stood moaning. But still her Cubs not rising to follow her, she returned to them again ; and, with signs of inexpressible fondness, went round, pawing them and moaning.
الصفحة 413 - THE SCIENCE OF ETHICS : an Essay upon Ethical Theory, as Modified by the Doctrine of Evolution. Demy 8vo. i6s. A HISTORY OF ENGLISH THOUGHT IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
الصفحة 258 - As she was fetching away the last piece, they levelled their muskets at the cubs, and shot them both dead ; and in her retreat they wounded the dam, but not mortally. It would have drawn tears of pity from any but unfeeling minds, to have marked the affectionate concern expressed by this poor beast, in the dying moments of her expiring young.
الصفحة 175 - Charybdis 420 obsidet, atque imo barathri ter gurgite vastos sorbet in abruptum fluctus rursusque sub auras erigit alternos et sidera verberat unda.
الصفحة 258 - They ran eagerly to the fire, and drew out of the flames part of the flesh of the sea-horse that remained unconsumed, and ate it voraciously. The crew from the ship threw great lumps of the flesh of the sea-horse, which they had still remaining, upon the ice.

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