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Page 260 - One spirit — His, Who wore the platted thorns with bleeding brows, Rules universal nature. Not a flower But shows some touch, in freckle, streak, or stain, Of his unrivalled pencil, He' inspires Their balmy odours, and imparts their hues, And bathes their eyes with nectar, and includes, In grains as countless as the sea-side sands, The forms, with which he sprinkles all the earth.
Page 32 - November the 10th, 1724, by means of a pretended verbal recommendation from Dr. Sherard to Dr. Bentley, and pompous assurances that he would procure the University a public botanic garden by his own private purse and personal interest.
Page 223 - Sent to Carclew by Mr. John Rule, the superintendant of the Real del Monte mines, in Mexico. (BMR, July, No. 96.) REVIEWS. ART. I. A general System of Gardening and Botany : containing a complete Enumeration and Description of all Plants hitherto known ; with their Generic and Specific Characters, Places of Growth...
Page 240 - And the flax and the barley was smitten : for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was boiled. But the wheat and the rye were not smitten ; for they were not grown up.
Page 63 - He was engaged likewise, in conjunction with Mr. John Martyn,' FRS and professor of botany at Cambridge, in preparing for the press a translation and abridgment of the " Philosophical history and memoirs of the royal academy of sciences at Paris...
Page 265 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Page 32 - Experiments ; introduction of exotics, and improvements in husbandly, contributed to excite a more philosophical view of these arts, and diffuse a general and popular knowledge of them throughout the kingdom. The industry and talents of Bradley were not mean ; and, though unadorned by learning, were sufficient to have secured to him that reputable degree of respect from posterity, which it will ever justly withhold from him who fails to recommend eueh qualifications by integrity and propriety of...
Page 212 - Stilton cheefe, from its having been originally bought up, and made known, by Cooper Thornhill, the landlord of the Bell inn at Stilton. It began to be made here by Mrs, Orton...
Page 65 - A Treatise of the Acute Diseases of Infants to which are added Medical Observations on several grievous Diseases. London: G. & J. Innys, 1742. (An English doctor, inordinately proud of his aristocratic clientele, he developed an "acid theory" of disease, widespread in popularity but of doubtful utility.) Holt, L.