The Natural History Review, الأعداد 17-20

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Hodges & Smith, 1865

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الصفحة 456 - HOMES WITHOUT HANDS; a Description of the Habitations of Animals, classed according to their Principle of Construction.
الصفحة 456 - Will be the most complete Flora of Great Britain ever brought out. This great work will find a place wherever botanical science is cultivated,' and the study of our native plants, with all their fascinating associations, held dear.
الصفحة 605 - An Introduction to the Old Testament, Critical, Historical, and Theological, containing a discussion of the most important questions belonging to the several Books. By SAMUEL DAVIDSON, DD, LL.D. 3 vols. 8vo. cloth 42$ Echoes of Holy Thoughts : arranged as Private Meditations before a First Communion.
الصفحة 456 - BOOK OF RUTH IN HEBREW TEXT. With a critically revised Text, various Readings, including a new Collation of Twenty-eight Hebrew MSS., and a Grammatical and Critical Commentary ; to which is appended the Chaldee Targum. Demy 8vo.
الصفحة 348 - Not where he eats, but where he is eaten : a certain convocation of politic worms are e'en at him. Your worm is your only emperor for diet : we fat all creatures else to fat us, and we fat ourselves for maggots...
الصفحة 522 - Europe; our nearest relatives in the animal kingdom are confined to hot, almost to tropical climates, and it is in such countries that we ai'e most likely to find the earliest traces of the human race.
الصفحة 290 - It first places its tendrils ready for action, as a polypus places its tentacula. If the tendril be displaced, it is acted on by the force of gravity and rights itself. It is acted on by the light, and bends towards or from it, or disregards it, whichever may be most advantageous. During several days the tendrils or internodes, or both, spontaneously revolve with a steady motion.
الصفحة 131 - Dawsoii carefully examined the laminated material, and he found it to consist of the remains of an organism which grew in large sessile patches, increasing at the surface by the addition of successive layers of chambers separated by calcareous laminae. Slices examined microscopically showed large irregular chambers with numerous rounded extensions, and bounded by walls of variable thickness, which are studded with septal orifices irregularly disposed ; the thicker parts of the walls revealed the...
الصفحة 525 - But the true savage is neither free nor noble ; he is a slave to his own wants, his own passions ; imperfectly protected from the weather, he suffers from the cold by night and the heat of the sun by day ; ignorant of agriculture, living by the chase, and improvident in success, hunger always stares him in the face, and often drives him to the dreadful alternative of cannibalism or death.
الصفحة 456 - ON THE POPULAR NAMES OF BRITISH PLANTS. Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of the names of our indigenous and most commonly cultivated species.

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