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" At this moment, painful as my reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss in fructification irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this to show from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes derive consolation ; for though the... "
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ... - Page 244
by Mungo Park, James Rennell - 1799 - 372 pages
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Gradations in Reading and Spelling

Henry Butter - Readers - 1848 - 178 pages
...die. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected that no human piudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small piece of moss irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this, to shew from what trifling circumstances...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volume 2

National Sunday school union - 1849
...recollected that no human prudence or foresight could have arrested my present sufferings. I indeed was a stranger in a strange land : yet I was still under...fructification irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this, to show from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes derive consolation; for though the whole...
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Vegetable Physiology and Systematic Botany

William Benjamin Carpenter - Plant anatomy - 1848 - 607 pages
...prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present suf32 GENERAL CHARACTERS OF MOSSES. ferings. I was indeed a stranger in a strange land, yet I was...reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small Moss irresistibly caught my eye; and though the whole plant was not larger than the top of one of my fingers,...
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Life and Remains: Letters, Lectures and Poems of the Rev. Robert Murray ...

Robert Murray M'Cheyne - 1848 - 556 pages
...animals, and men still more savage. I was five hundred miles from the nearest European settlement. At this moment, painful as my reflections were, the...fructification irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this to show from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes derive consolation . for though the whole...
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The Christian Lady's Magazine, Volume 25

Christian life - 1846
...perish. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss in flower, caught my eye. I mention this, to shew from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes...
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The Flowers Personified: Being a Translation of Grandville's "Les Fleurs ...

J. J. Grandville, Alphonse Karr, Nehemiah Cleaveland, Taxile Delord, Alphonse de Candolle, J. N. Gimbrede, Raban - Flowers - 1849
...perish. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small Moss irresistibly caught my eye ; and though the whole plant was not larger than the top of one of my fingers,...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 5-6

...recollected that no human prudence or oresight could have arrested my present sufferings. I ndeed was a stranger in a strange land: yet I was still under...moss in fructification irresistibly caught my eye. 1 mention this, to show from what trifling circumstances the mind will sometimes derive consolation...
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A book for a corner; or, Selections in prose and verse, with ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1849
...perish. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected, that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...At this moment, painful as my reflections were, the extraordinar}' beauty of a small moss in fructification irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this,...
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A ramble in spring

Charles Alexander Johns - 1849 - 110 pages
...midst of a lonely desert, five hundred miles from the nearest settlement. I was a 1 Fissidens Bryoidea. stranger in a strange land, yet I was still under...reflections were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss irresistibly caught my eye, and though the whole plant was not larger than the tip of one of my fingers,...
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Juvenile conversations on the botany of the Bible, illustrative of the power ...

Catherine Mary M'Nab - Children - 1850 - 95 pages
...perish. The influence of religion, however, aided and supported me. I reflected that no human prudence or foresight could possibly have averted my present...were, the extraordinary beauty of a small moss in fructuation irresistibly caught my eye. I mention this to show from what trifling circumstances the...
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