Ornamental and Domestic Poultry: Their History, and Management
Gardeners' Chronicle, 1848 - Poultry - 345 pages
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Ornamental and Domestic Poultry: Their History and Management
Edmund Saul Dixon
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Page 240 - And upon a set day, Herod arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them. And the people gave a shout, saying ; It is the voice of a god, and not of a man. And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory ; and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
Page 26 - I cannot blame him : at my nativity The front of heaven was full of fiery shapes, Of burning cressets ; and at my birth The frame and huge foundation of the earth Shak'd like a coward.
Page 139 - And the fear of you, and the dread of you, shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea ; into your hand are they delivered.
Page 167 - ... in the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened, and the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low...
Page 199 - ... would it be too bold to imagine that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which the great First Cause endued with animality...
Page 140 - Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air...
Page 200 - When thou hidest thy face they are troubled : when thou takest away their breath they die, and are turned again to their dust.
Page 13 - HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold...
Page 327 - Women born to be controlled, Stoop to the forward and the bold, says Waller — and Lovelace too!
Page 257 - tried many experiments by breeding in-and-in, upon dogs, fowls, and pigeons; the dogs became from strong spaniels, weak and diminutive lapdogs; the fowls became long in the legs, small in the body, and bad feeders.