A Manual of the Sea-anemones Commonly Found on the English Coast

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John Van Voorst, 1856 - 123 էջ

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Էջ 40 - Fade far away, dissolve, and quite forget What thou among the leaves hast never known, The weariness, the fever, and the fret Here, where men sit and hear each other groan...
Էջ 40 - There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore. There is society where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not man the less, but nature more...
Էջ 89 - This is an assemblage of nearly related species, agreeing with one another in general structure and appearance more closely than they accord with other species. Thus the genus Rosa or rose includes plants which are obviously allied as regards their general character, their flower, and their fruit.
Էջ 93 - No classification can be made unless the meaning of the • term species is defined. By species, then, are meant so many individuals as are presumed to have been formed at the creation of the world, and to have been perpetuated ever since.
Էջ 87 - Exegi monumentum aere perennius regalique situ pyramidum altius, quod non imber edax, non Aquila impotens possit diruere aut innumerabilis annorum series et fuga temporum.
Էջ 26 - ... an old ivory paper-knife, and a small net made by twisting a piece of strong wire into the shape of a circle with a tail to it, and fastening a bag of muslin round the edge of the ring. As to the hammer and chisel, these are indispensable. A great number of the...
Էջ 54 - Disc flat, two or three times as broad as the body when the latter is at all lengthened. Tentacles very numerous, small and crowded horizontally on the outer edge of the disc.
Էջ 70 - Common table-salt . . 3j ounces. Epsom salts .... J ounce. Chloride of magnesium 200 grains"!

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