Medical Life in the Navy

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Hardwicke, 1868 - 101 pages
 

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Page 7 - ... description by the editor an extremely interesting popular sketch, which follows in smaller type. The English, French, and German popular names are given, and, wherever that delicate and difficult step is at all practicable, their derivation also. Medical properties, superstitions, and fancies, and poetic tributes and illusions, follow. In short there Is nothing more left to be desired.
Page 7 - Botany.' when finished, will be exhaustive of the subject, and worthy of the branch of science it illustrates. . . In turning over the charmingly executed handcoloured plates of British plants which encumber these volumes with riches, the reader cannot help being struck with the beauty of many of the humblest flowering weeds we tread on with careless step. We cannot dwell...
Page 7 - French, and German popular names are given, and, wherever that delicate and difficult step is at all practicable, their derivation also. Medical properties, superstitions, and fancies, and poetic tributes and Illusions, follow. In short there is nothing more left to be desired."— Guardian.
Page 7 - Will be the most complete Flora of Great Britain ever brought out. This great work will find a place wherever botanical science is cultivated,' and the study of our native plants, with all their fascinating associations, held dear.
Page 7 - British plants which encumber these volumes with riches, the reader cannot help being struck with the beauty of many of the humblest flowering weeds we tread on with careless step. We cannot dwell upon many of the individuals grouped in the splendid bouquet of flowers presented...
Page 70 - Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 5 - SCHLEIDEN, JM, MD THE PRINCIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC BOTANY; or, Botany as an Inductive Science. Translated by Dr. LANKESTER. Numerous Woodcuts and Six Steel Plates. Demy 8vo, cloth, los.

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