History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club, Instituted September 22, 1831, 14권


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344 페이지 - ... besides being covered by a newer unstratified drift. To explain these changes I should infer considerable oscillations in the level of the land in that part of France— slow movements of upheaval and subsidence, deranging but not wholly displacing the course of the ancient rivers.
126 페이지 - A bell, too, must be rung while the corpse is conducted to church, and during the bringing it out of the church to the grave.
73 페이지 - Our sojours were all lusty and full of courage; the most of them stout young ploughmen; great cheerfulness in the face of all. The only difficulty was to get them dollars or two the man, for their voyage from home and the time they entered on pay : for among our yeomen money at any time, not to say then, used to be very scarce.
3 페이지 - To rest beneath the clover sod, That takes the sunshine and the rains, Or where the kneeling hamlet drains The chalice of the grapes of God...
3 페이지 - O Proserpina, For the flowers now, that frighted thou let'st fall From Dis's waggon ! daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty ; violets dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath ; pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength, a malady Most incident to maids ; bold oxlips and The crown imperial ; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one...
74 페이지 - ... at even, and heard in the tents the sound of some singing psalms, some praying, and some reading Scripture, ye would have been refreshed : true there was swearing and cursing and brawling in some quarters...
231 페이지 - Without being much together, we had, considering our different habits, lived in much friendship, and I sincerely regret his death. His habits were those of a gay man, much connected with the turf; but he possessed strong natural parts, and in particular few men could speak better in public when he chose. He had tact, with power of sarcasm, and that indescribable something which marks the gentleman. His manners in society were extremely pleasing, and as he had a taste for literature and the fine arts,...
2 페이지 - I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows, Where ox-lips and the nodding violet grows ; Quite over-canopied with lush woodbine, With sweet musk-roses, and with eglantine...
3 페이지 - OLD Yew, which graspest at the stones That name the underlying dead, Thy fibres net the dreamless head, Thy roots are wrapt about the bones. The seasons bring the flower again, And bring the firstling to the flock; And in the dusk of thee, the clock Beats out the little lives of men.
73 페이지 - Our Hill was garnished on the top, towards the south and east, with our mounted cannon ; well near to the number of forty, great and small. Our regiments lay on the sides of the Hill, almost round about: the place was not a mile in circle; a pretty round, rising in a declivity, without steepness, to the height of a bow-shot; on the top, somewhat plain; about a quarter of a mile in length; and as much in breadth; as I remember, capable of tents for forty thousand men.

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