The veterinary Record and Transactions of the Veterinary Medical Association VOLUME II.

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Pagina 106 - Bacon; and some of them eat plentifully of it, the effect of which was a very pleasant comedy; for they turned natural fools upon it for several days: one would blow up a feather in the air; another would dart straws at it with much fury; and another stark naked was sitting up in a corner, like a monkey...
Pagina 373 - ... thirty-five feet in the same period. In this space of time a race-horse could clear only ninety feet, which is at the rate of more than a mile in a minute. Our little fly, in her swiftest flight, will in the same space of time go more than the third of a mile. Now, compare the infinite difference of the size of the two animals (ten millions of the fly would hardly counterpoise one racer), and how wonderful will the velocity of this minute...
Pagina 107 - This being an early plant, was gathered very young for a boiled salad by some of the soldiers sent thither to quell the rebellion of Bacon, and some of them ate plentifully of it ; the effect of which was a very pleasant comedy, for they turned natural fools upon it for several days. One would blow up a feather into the air, another would dart straws at it with much fury ; another, stark naked, was seen sitting up in a corner like a monkey, grinning and making mouths. A fourth would fondly kiss and...
Pagina 94 - Could we need a stronger argument for enforcing the necessity of attention to the skin ? On the pulps of the fingers, where the ridges of the sensitive layer of the true skin are somewhat finer than in the palm of the hand, the number of pores on a square inch a little exceeded that of the palm ; and on the...
Pagina 331 - The poor beetle, which we tread upon, In corporal sufferance feels a pang as great As when a giant dies.
Pagina 94 - I counted the perspiratory pores on the palm of the hand, and found 3,528 in a square inch. Now, each of these pores being the aperture of a little tube of about a quarter of an inch long, it follows that in a square inch of skin on the palm of the hand, there exists a length of tube equal to 882 inches, or 73£ feet.
Pagina 94 - Now, the number of square inches of surface in a man of ordinary height and bulk is 2,500 ; the number of pores, therefore, 7,000,000, and the number of inches of perspiratory tube 1,750,000, that is 145,833 feet, or 48,600 yards, or nearly twenty-eight miles...
Pagina 103 - Nay, take my life and all; pardon not that: You take my house, when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house; you take my life, When you do take the means whereby I live.
Pagina 106 - This being an early plant was gathered very young for a boiled salad by some of the soldiers sent thither to pacify the troubles of Bacon, and some of them eat plentifully of it, the effect of which was a very pleasant comedy, for they turned natural fools upon it for several days.
Pagina 226 - ... autumnale (meadow .saffron, or tube root) grew in great abundance. On their bodies being opened, the food ,was found clogged together, in a crude and undigested mass, incapable of passing through the proper ducts. A New York paper contains the following : " Henry Brown, a native of New Jersey, residing near Bevertown, was born January, 1686 ; consequently is now in his 129th year. He is a black man, with long straight hair, and wears it tied. He was in general Braddock's defeat, in 1755, and...

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