The Veterinarian, Volume 13

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Page 517 - Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate All but the page prescribed, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer being here below...
Page 515 - Feels at each thread, and lives along the line ; In the nice bee what sense so subtly true, From...
Page 163 - Arabian author, who has written a treatise to show, how far a man, supposed to have subsisted in a desert island, without any instruction, or so much as the sight of any other man, may, by the pure light of Nature, attain the knowledge of philosophy and virtue.
Page 76 - There is scarcely any wellinformed person, who, if he has but the will, has not also the power to add something essential to the general stock of knowledge, if he will only observe regularly and methodically some particular class of facts which may most excite his attention, or which his situation may best enable him to study with effect.
Page 4 - If a Horse be affected by any malady which renders him less serviceable for a permanency, I have no doubt that it is an Unsoundness. I do not go by the noise, but by the disorder (p).
Page 759 - Most plants, perhaps all of them, contain organic acids of very different composition and properties, all of which are in combination with bases, such as potash, soda, lime, or magnesia. These bases evidently regulate the formation of the acids, for the diminution of the one is followed by a decrease of the other : thus in the grape, for example, the quantity of potash contained in its juice is less when it is ripe than when unripe ; and the acids, under the same circumstances, are found to vary...
Page 59 - Accustomed to trace the operation of general causes, and the exemplification of general laws, in circumstances where the uninformed and uninquiring eye perceives neither novelty nor beauty, he walks in the midst of wonders; every object which falls in his way elucidates some principle, affords some instruction, and impresses him with a sense of harmony and order.
Page 439 - MORTON.-A MANUAL OF PHARMACY, For the Student in Veterinary Medicine; containing the Substances employed at the Royal Veterinary College, with an attempt at their classification, and the Pharmacopoeia of that Institution. By WJT MORTON.
Page 514 - ... about. From these, the king, with his pack of hounds, selected one for his own hunting, and pursued it long through devious ways with great agility on his horse, and with the dogs following. In the vicinity of Ceoddri were several abrupt and lofty precipices hanging over profound declivities. To one of these the stag came in his flight, and dashed himself down the immense depth with headlong ruin, all the dogs following and perishing with him.
Page 758 - OF THE INORGANIC CONSTITUENTS OF PLANTS. CARBONIC acid, water, and ammonia, are necessary for the existence of plants, because they contain the elements from which their organs are formed; but other substances are likewise requisite for the formation of certain organs destined for special functions peculiar to each family of plants. Plants obtain these substances from inorganic nature. In the ashes left after the incineration of plants, the same substances are found, although in a changed condition.

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