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Seite 461 - In thoughts more elevate, and reason'd high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fix'd fate, freewill, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end in wandering mazes lost...
Seite 112 - 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.
Seite 9 - All scatter'd in the bottom of the sea. Some lay in dead men's skulls; and, in those holes Where eyes did once inhabit, there were crept (As 'twere in scorn of eyes,) reflecting gems, That woo'd the slimy bottom of the deep, And mock'd the dead bones that lay scatter'd by.
Seite 271 - Is this the bound of power divine, " To animate an insect frame? " Or shall not He who moulded thine " Wake at his will the vital flame ? " Go, mortal! in thy reptile state, " Enough to know to thee is given; " Go, and the joyful truth relate ; " Frail child of earth ! high heir of heaven I" A question here naturally presents itself—Why are insects subject to these changes?
Seite 151 - On breaking one of them, the young bird was found to be nearly hatched, but dead, as neither of the parents had been observed about the tree during the three or four days preceding, and were conjectured to have been shot. This tree had been occupied, probably by the same pair, for four successive years, in breeding time...
Seite 172 - I observed them, in large bodies that continued to pass for six or eight minutes, and these again were followed by other detached bodies, all moving in the same south-east direction, till after six in the evening. The great breadth of front which this mighty multitude preserved, would seem to intimate a corresponding breadth of their breeding place, which by several gentlemen who had lately passed through part of it, was stated to me at several miles.
Seite 113 - Though she was sorely wounded, and could but just crawl to the place where they lay, she carried the lump of flesh she had fetched away, as she had done...
Seite 171 - They were' flying with great steadiness and rapidity at a height beyond gunshot, in several strata deep; and so close together that could shot have reached them, one discharge could not have failed of bringing down several individuals.
Seite 259 - ... covering, and start into day a winged bird, — what think you would be the sensation excited by this strange piece of intelligence ? After the first doubts of its truth were dispelled, what astonishment would succeed ! Amongst the learned, what surmises ! — what investigations ! Amongst the vulgar, what eager curiosity and amazement! All would be interested in the history of such an unheard-of phenomenon ; even the most torpid would flock to the sight of such a prodigy.
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