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Page 167 - I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel ; speak unto them, saying, At even ye shall eat flesh : and in the morning ye shall be filled with bread ; and ye shall know that I am the Lord your God.
Page 167 - Who shall give us flesh to eat? We remember the ' fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely ; the cucumbers, ' and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the ' garlic : but now our soul is dried away : there is nothing ' at all, besides this manna, before our eyes.
Page 305 - Of ill-shaped fishes; and about his shelves A beggarly account of empty boxes, Green earthen pots, bladders and musty seeds, Remnants of packthread, and old cakes of roses, Were thinly scatter'd to make up a show.
Page 103 - Calcutta for the purpose of ascertaining, by means of examination, the persons who have acquired proficiency in different branches of literature, science, and art, and of rewarding them by academical degrees as evidence of their respective attainments, and marks of honour proportioned thereunto...
Page 30 - ... varies inversely as the square of the distance of the planet from the sun. The numbers in Table III., express this chemical action in degrees of light, and in heights of columns of hydrochloric acid called • Sun's Zenith Distance at time of Observation. 46° 8...
Page 486 - HASSALL, MD Lond., Analyst of The Lancet Sanitary Commission ; and Author of the Reports of that Commission published under the title of Food and its Adulterations (which may also be had, in 8vo.
Page 234 - ... wind. Misty clouds forming, or hanging on heights, show wind and rain coming — if they remain, increase, or descend. If they rise or disperse, the weather will improve or become fine.
Page 234 - Soft-looking or delicate clouds foretell fine weather, with moderate or light breezes; hard edged, oily-looking clouds, wind. A dark, gloomy blue sky is windy ; but a light, bright blue sky indicates fine weather. Generally, the softer clouds look the less wind (but, perhaps, more rain) may be expected ; and the harder, more " greasy," rolled, tufted, or ragged, the stronger the coming wind will prove.
Page 305 - I do remember an apothecary,— And hereabouts he dwells,— whom late I noted In tatter'd weeds, with overwhelming brows, Culling of simples ; meagre were his looks, Sharp misery had worn him to the bones...