Objects for the Microscope: Being a Popular Description of the Most Instructive and Beautiful Subjects for Exhibition

Groombridge, 1863 - 248 páginas

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Página 174 - LORD, how manifold are Thy works ! in wisdom hast Thou made them all ; the earth is full of Thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.
Página 189 - From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs, where the tides and billows flow; The water is calm and still below, For the winds and waves are absent there, And the sands are bright as the stars that glow In the motionless fields of upper air...
Página 11 - There is a lesson in each flower, A story in each stream and bower ; On every herb on which you tread Are written words which, rightly read, Will lead you from earth's fragrant sod To hope, and holiness, and God.
Página 189 - It is a beauteous evening, calm and free, The holy time is quiet as a Nun Breathless with adoration; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquillity; The gentleness of heaven broods o'er the Sea: Listen! the mighty Being is awake, And doth with his eternal motion make A sound like thunder— everlastingly.
Página 174 - Then looke, who list thy gazefull eyes to feed With sight of that is faire, looke on the frame Of this wyde universe, and therein reed The endlesse kinds of creatures which by name Thou canst not count, much less their natures aime; All which are made with wondrous wise respect, And all with admirable beautie deckt. First, th' Earth, on adamantine pillers founded Amid the Sea, engirt with brasen bands; Then th...
Página 189 - There with its waving blade of green. The sea-flag streams through the silent water, And the crimson leaf of the dulse is seen To blush, like a banner bathed in slaughter...
Página 190 - Cull us not weeds ! We are flowers of the sea, For lovely, and bright, and gay-tinted are we ; Our blush is as deep as the rose of thy bowers, Then call us not weeds! we are Ocean's gay flowers...
Página 174 - To contemplation of the immortal sky ; Of the soar falcon so I learn to fly, That flags awhile her fluttering wings beneath, Till she herself for stronger flight can breathe. Then look, who list thy gazeful eyes to feed With sight of that is fair...
Página 102 - Calamosa, a larger beetle, which hunts it without mercy. As it finds it impossible to escape by speed of foot, it stops short and awaits its pursuer; but just as he is about to seize it, he is saluted by a discharge, and while he is for a moment stupefied with surprise, the bombadier endeavours to gain a hiding place.
Página 239 - Borax, or borate of soda, is principally employed in the arts as a flux in several metallurgical processes, and is very advantageously used in the process of soldering metals. To the chemist it is on invaluable re-agent in experimenting with the blow-pipe.

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