Wheels which Carry Their Own Railroad, Or, Escape Obstacles

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N.H. Cotes, 1835 - 7 páginas

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This 'book' isn't actually titled Wheels which carry …. It is issue number III of The Animals' Friend, or, The Progress of Humanity.

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Página 1 - Who for thy table feeds the wanton fawn, For him as kindly spreads the flowery lawn. Is it for thee the lark ascends and sings? Joy tunes his voice, joy elevates his wings. Is it for thee the linnet pours his throat? Loves of his own and raptures swell the note.
Página 40 - And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed ; to you it shall be for meat. And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat : and it was so.
Página 39 - Go, from the creatures thy instructions take : Learn from the birds what food the thickets yield ; Learn from the beasts the physic of the field: Thy arts of building from the bee receive; Learn of the mole to plough, the worm to weave ; Learn of the little nautilus to sail ; Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale...
Página 39 - Pleased and astonished with what he saw, the youth was impatient to know the name and properties of this wonderful animal. It was withdrawn from the magnifier; and when offered to his naked eye, proved to be a poor fly, which had been the victim of hia wanton cruelty.
Página 16 - Animal " shall be taken to mean any Horse, Mare, Gelding, Bull, Ox, Cow, Heifer, Steer, Calf, Mule, Ass, Sheep, Lamb, Hog, Pig, Sow, Goat, Dog, Cat, or any other domestic Animal...
Página 39 - A CER'TAIN youth indulged himself in the cruel entertainment of torturing|] and killing flies. He tore off their wings and legs, and then watched with pleas/ure their feeble efforts to escape
Página 39 - The tutor had a microscope ; and he desired his pupil, one day, to examine a most beautiful and surprising animal. " Mark," said he, "how it is studded from head to tail with black and silver, and its body all over beset with the most curious bristles ! The head contains the most lively eyes encircled with silver hairs ; and the trunk consists, of two parts which fold over each other. -The whole body is ornamented with plumes and decorations, which surpass all the luxuries of dress,, in the courts...
Página 39 - His tutor remonstrated with him, in vain, on this barbarous conduct. He could not persuade .him to believe that flies are capable of pain, and have a right, no less than ourselves, to fife, liberty, and enjoyment.
Página 14 - This is, therefore, in the name of our lady the queen, to require you, with such assistants as you may find necessary, to enter into the said house ["room...
Página 40 - NB — Gifts by Will of land, or of money or stock to be laid out in the purchase of land for charitable uses, are void by the Statute of Mortmain ; but money or stock may be given by Will, if not directed to be laid out in land.

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