The Miscellaneous Tracts of the Late William Withering: To which is Prefixed a Memoir of His Life, Character, and Writings, Том 1
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822 - 503 страница
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Страница 32 - Though thy clime Be fickle, and thy year most part deform'd With dripping rains, or wither'd by a frost, I would not yet exchange thy sullen skies, And fields without a flower, for warmer France With all her vines ; nor for Ausonia's groves Of golden fruitage, and her myrtle bowers.
Страница 17 - The Botanical Professor gives, annually, a gold medal to such of his pupils as are most industrious in that branch of science. An incitement of this kind is often productive of the greatest emulation in young minds, though, I confess, it will hardly have charms enough to banish the disagreeable ideas I have formed of the study of botany.
Страница 80 - Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t
Страница 81 - It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate, and linked together, it must needs fly to providence and Deity...
Страница 332 - Baldwin is, that amongst upwards of a million of inhabitants carried off by the plague in Upper and Lower Egypt, during the space of four years, he could not discover a single oilman or dealer in oil.
Страница 32 - ENGLAND, with all thy faults, I love thee still— My country...
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Страница 352 - ... faster than when he lived upon vegetable food, and drank only water. Many repeated trials had so convinced him of this, that he constantly abstained from the former diet, whilst engaged in diving.
Страница 49 - An account of the scarlet fever and sore throat, or scarlatina anginosa; particularly as it appeared at Birmingham in the year 1778. London, T. Cadell, etc., 1779. \l, 132 pp. 13 An account of the scarlet fever and sore throat, or Scarlatina anginosa; particularly as it appeared at Birmingham in 'TjS.