Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, Volume 13

Devonshire Press, 1881
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Page 243 - So, naturalists observe, a flea Hath smaller fleas that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad infinitum.
Page 184 - Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread. And he shall be for a sanctuary...
Page 14 - RULES. 1. THE Association shall be styled the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature, and Art. 2. The objects of the Association are — To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific enquiry in Devonshire ; and to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science, Literature, or Art, in different parts of the county. 3. The Association shall consist of Members, Honorary Members, and Corresponding Members. 4. Every candidate for membership,...
Page 392 - human remains and works of art, such as arrow-heads and knives of flint, occur in all parts of the cave and throughout the entire thickness of the clay : and no distinction founded on condition, distribution, or relative position, can be observed, whereby the human can be separated from the •other reliquiae," which included bones of the "elephant, rhinoceros, ox, deer, horse, bear, hyaena, and a feline animal of large size.
Page 206 - When the Cuckoo comes to the bare Thorn, Sell your Cow, and buy your corn: But when she comes to the full bit, Sell your corn, and buy your Sheep.
Page 321 - A minuet course ; and winding up his mouth, From time to time, into an orifice Most delicate, a lurking eyelet small, And only not invisible, again Open it out, diffusing thence a smile Of rapt irradiation, exquisite.
Page 140 - Offa's daughter ; and in his days first came three ships of Northmen, out of Haeretha-land [Denmark]. And then the reve* rode to the place, and would have driven them to the king's town, because he knew not who they were : and they there slew him. These were the first ships of Danis.hmen which sought the land of the English nation.
Page 95 - And a certain woman cast a piece of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to brake his skull. 54 Then he called hastily unto the young man his armour-bearer, and said unto him, Draw thy sword, and slay me, that men say not of me, A woman slew him.
Page 301 - In Leicestershire, the liquor with malt infused for ale or beer, before it is fully boiled, is called grout, and before it is tunned up in the vessel is called wort. They have in the west a thick sort of fat ale which they call grout-alt.
Page 22 - Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature, and Art for with the consent of the Council of the Association," followed by the date of the year in which the said Report was printed in the said Transactions, but that, with the exception of...

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