The Veterinary Record, and Transactions of the Veterinary Medical Association, Svazek 1

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Veterinary Medical Association, 1845
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Strana 8 - If the spring put forth no blossoms, in summer there will be no beauty, and in autumn, no fruit: so, if youth be trifled away without improvement, manhood will probably be contemptible, and old age miserable.
Strana 23 - Know'st thou th' importance of a soul immortal ? Behold this midnight glory : Worlds on worlds ! Amazing pomp ! redouble this amaze ; Ten thousand add ; and -twice ten thousand more ; Then weigh the whole ; one soul outweighs them all ; And calls th' astonishing magnificence Of unintelligent creation poor.
Strana 72 - He does not think it is to be trusted to. Ninthly. So far from acting generally as an anodyne, its effect was so disagreeable, that the majority of those who took it once, only did so a second time on compulsion...
Strana 14 - THERE is no remedy for time misspent ; No healing for the waste of idleness Whose very languor is a punishment Heavier than active souls can feel or guess. O hours of indolence and discontent, Not now to be redeemed ! ye sting not less Because I know this span of life was lent For lofty duties, not for selfishness. Not to be wiled away in aimless dreams, But to improve ourselves, and serve mankind, Life, and its choicest faculties were given.
Strana 30 - During the autumnal heats the infection grew, Tame cattle and the beasts of nature slew, Poisoning the standing lakes, and pools impure; Nor was the foodful grass in fields secure. Strange death! for when the thirsty fire had drunk Their vital blood, and the dry nerves were shrunk, When the contracted...
Strana 303 - Board of the Royal Agricultural Society of England and the Highland Agricultural Society of Scotland.
Strana 22 - See life dissolving vegetate again: All forms that perish other forms supply; (By turns we catch the vital breath, and die) Like bubbles on the sea of Matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return.
Strana 247 - The preceding experiments appear to shew, however, that the free acid of the stomach, in the digestion of vegetable matter, at least, of all the known acids, alone corresponds with the lactic. To determine the nature of the volatile acid, which, however, appears to be present always in minute quantity, a portion of gastric fluid was distilled, and the product was obtained in three distinct receivers. Their characters, as determined by infusion of litmus, were as follow : — Infusion of litmus.
Strana 198 - This strange and stupendous effect," continues the pamphlet, "began first from a soreness" of the back part of the head where the horns grew. " This soreness continued twenty years, in which time it miserably afflicted this good woman, and ripened gradually into a wen, near the bigness of a large...

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