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Página 44 - O Lady! we receive but what we give, And in our life alone does nature live: Ours is her wedding-garment, ours her shroud! And would we aught behold, of higher worth, Than that inanimate cold world allowed To the poor loveless ever-anxious crowd, Ah! from the soul itself must issue forth A light, a glory, a fair luminous cloud Enveloping the Earth — And from the soul itself must there be sent A sweet and potent voice, of its own birth, Of all sweet sounds the life and element!
Página 87 - Reference to the Instructions recently issued by the Science and Art Department. 3oth Thousand, revised. Crown 8vo, 1s. 6d. Facts and Dates ; or, the Leading Events in Sacred and Profane History, and the Principal Facts in the various Physical Sciences. The Memory being aided throughout by a Simple and Natural Method. For Schools and Private Reference.
Página 328 - Annual Report of the Trustees of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, in Cambridge, together with the Report of the Director, 1864.
Página 33 - ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF TREES AND SHRUBS : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Great Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described. With 2,000 Woodcuts. 8vo. 50s. AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF PLANTS : Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and every other desirable Particular respecting all the Plants found in Great Britain.
Página 9 - NATURE! We are surrounded and embraced by her; powerless to separate ourselves from her, and powerless to penetrate beyond her. 'Without asking, or warning, she snatches us up into her circling dance, and whirls us on until we are tired, and drop from her arms. 'She is ever shaping new forms; what is, has never yet been; what has been, comes not again. Everything is new, and yet naught but the old.
Página 330 - ... battery. To regulate the strength of the current a rheostat was placed in the circuit. Beginning with a feeble current the temperature of the wire was gradually augmented, but before it reached the heat of ignition, a flat stream of air rose from it, which when looked at edgeways appeared darker and sharper than one of the blackest lines of Fraunhofer in the solar spectrum. Right and left of this dark vertical band the floating matter rose upwards, bounding definitely the non-luminous stream...
Página 290 - THE ALBERT N'YANZA Great Basin of the Nile, and Exploration of the Nile Sources. New and cheaper Edition, with Portraits, Maps, and Illustrations.
Página 251 - ... as we read in the catalogue of our French Exhibition, or of the Salon at Paris, of this man or that being the pupil of one great painter or sculptor and the master of another.
Página 243 - The aim of the present series will be to explain, sufficiently for general readers, who these great writers were, and what they wrote ; to give, wherever possible, some connected outline of the story which they tell, or the facts which they record, checked by the results of modern investigations : to present some of their most striking passages in approved English translations, and to illustrate them generally from modern writers ; to serve, in short; as a popular retrospect of the chief literature...