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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 2
Volledige weergave - 1803
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Pagina 11 - These are thy glorious works, Parent of good, Almighty, thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair; thyself how wondrous then ! Unspeakable, who sitt'st above these heavens, To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.
Pagina 4 - The merciful and gracious Lord hath so done His marvellous works : that they ought to be had in remembrance.
Pagina 204 - He knew his lord ; he knew, and strove to meet ; In vain he strove to crawl and kiss his feet ; Yet (all he could) his tail, his ears, his eyes, Salute his master, and confess his joys.
Pagina 8 - I sat for some time, looking around me with amazement and terror. Whichever way I turned, nothing appeared but danger and difficulty. I saw myself in the midst of a vast wilderness, in the depth of the rainy season, naked and alone, surrounded by savage animals, and men still more savage. I was five hundred miles from the nearest European settlement. All these circumstances crowded at once on my recollection, and I confess that my spirits began to fail me.
Pagina 452 - Nature rais'd to take th' horizon in ; And head couch'd close betwixt her hairy feet, In act to spring away. The scented dew Betrays her early labyrinth ; and deep, In scatter'd sullen openings, far behind, With every breeze she hears the coming storm; But nearer, and more frequent, as it loads The sighing...
Pagina 196 - Inquisitive, nor leaves one turf untried, Till, conscious of the recent stains, his heart Beats quick; his snuffling nose, his active tail, Attest his joy; then, with deep opening mouth That makes the welkin tremble, he proclaims Th' audacious felon; foot by foot he marks His winding way, while all the listening crowd Applaud his reasonings.
Pagina 339 - She went off a second time as before, and having crawled a few paces, looked again behind her, and for some time stood moaning. But still her cubs not rising to follow her, she returned to them again, and with signs of inexpressible fondness, went round one and round the other, pawing them and moaning.
Pagina 193 - ... fawningly against the breast of a man, who had attracted his notice among the crowd, and delivered the book to him. The dog immediately returned to the place where he had landed, and watched with great attention for all the things that came from the wrecked vessel, seizing • them, and endeavouring to bring them to land.