Caloric: Its Mechanical, Chemical, and Vital Agencies in the Phenomena of Nature, Volume 2

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Page 472 - Ring out, ye crystal spheres ! Once bless our human ears (If ye have power to touch our senses so), And let your silver chime Move in melodious time ; And let the bass of heaven's deep organ blow; And with your ninefold harmony Make up full consort to the angelic symphony.
Page 460 - Let us adore the supremacy of that divine Sun, the Godhead, who illuminates all, who recreates all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our understandings aright in our progress towards his holy seat.
Page 452 - An active Principle : — howe'er removed From sense and observation, it subsists In all things, in all natures; in the stars Of azure heaven, the unenduring clouds, In flower and tree, in every pebbly stone That paves the brooks, the stationary rocks, The moving waters, and the invisible air. Whate'er exists hath properties that spread Beyond itself, communicating good, A simple blessing, or with evil mixed; Spirit that knows no insulated spot, No chasm, no solitude; from link to link It circulates,...
Page 466 - The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep.
Page 613 - That, changed through all, and yet in all the same; Great in the earth, as in the ethereal frame; Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees; Lives through all life, extends through all extent; Spreads undivided, operates unspent!
Page 467 - Ante mare et terras et quod tegit omnia caelum 5 unus erat toto naturae vultus in orbe, quem dixere chaos : rudis indigestaque moles nee quicquam nisi pondus iners congestaque eodem non bene iunctarum discordia semina rerum.
Page 1080 - Hail, great physician of the world, all hail; Hail, mighty infant, who in years to come Shalt heal the nations and defraud the tomb; Swift be thy growth! thy triumphs unconfined!
Page 904 - Consequently, if in consequence of a diseased transformation of living tissues, a greater amount of force be generated than is required for the production of the normal motions, it is seen in an acceleration of all or some of the involuntary motions, as well as in a higher temperature of the diseased part.
Page 1037 - Such, however, is, at the same time, the nature of the animal economy, that this debility proves an indirect stimulus to the sanguiferous system ; whence, by the intervention of the cold stage and spasm connected with it, the action of the heart and larger arteries is increased, and continues so till it has had the effect of restoring the energy of the brain, of extending this energy to the extreme vessels, of restoring...
Page 529 - See dying vegetables life sustain, See life dissolving, vegetate again : All forms that perish other forms supply, (By turns we catch the vital breath, and die,) Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return.

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