History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club, Instituted September 22, 1831, Том 10
[publisher not identified], printed for the club by Martin's Printing Works, Spittal, 1885
Contains it's Proceedings.
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Сторінка 239 - Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled : thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.
Сторінка 5 - In her bright existence she had more sorrows than are common, but also a soft invincibility, a capacity of discernment, and a noble loyalty of heart, which are rare. For forty years she was the true and loving helpmate of her husband, and by act and word unweariedly forwarded him as none else could in all of worthy that he did or attempted. She died at London, 21st April, 1866, suddenly snatched away from him, and the light of his life as if gone out.
Сторінка 238 - I believe that animals have descended from at most only four or five progenitors, and plants from an equal or lesser number. Analogy would lead me one step further, namely, to the belief that all animals and plants have descended from some one prototype.
Сторінка 237 - All the members of whole classes can be connected together by chains of affinities, and all can be classified on the same principle, in groups subordinate to groups. Fossil remains sometimes tend to fill up very wide intervals between existing orders. Organs in a rudimentary condition plainly show that an early progenitor had the organ in a fully developed state ; and this in some instances necessarily implies an enormous amount of modification in the descendants.
Сторінка 5 - For forty years she was the true and everloving helpmate of her husband; and, by act and word, unweariedly forwarded him, as none else could, in all of worthy that he did or attempted. She died at London, 21st April, 1866; suddenly snatched away from him, and the light of his life as if gone out.
Сторінка 239 - These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give them their meat in due .season. That thou givest them they gather: thou openest thine hand, they are filled with good.
Сторінка 238 - We see this even in so trifling a circumstance as that the same poison often similarly affects plants and animals ; or that the poison secreted by the gall-fly produces monstrous growths on the wild rose or oak-tree.
Сторінка 272 - Of wild-duck and of vagrant teal. Oft thrilled his heart at close of even, To see the dappled vales of heaven, With many a mountain, moor, and tree, Asleep upon the Saint Mary...
Сторінка 405 - A mountain torrent, called Henderland Burn, rushes impetuously from the hills, through a rocky chasm, named the Dowglen, and passes near the site of the tower. To the recesses of this glen, the wife of...