Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History

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Page 7179 - It was not one sustained note, but a multitude of tiny sounds, each clear and distinct in itself ; the sweetest treble mingling with the lowest bass.
Page 7058 - But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken. For all is rocks at random thrown, Black waves, bare crags, and banks of stone...
Page 7178 - ... besides some nearly mature foetuses contained in the mouth, two or three were squeezed apparently from the stomach ; but not bearing any marks of violence or of the action of the gastric fluid. It is probable that these found their way into that last cavity after death, in consequence of the relaxation of the sphincter which separates the cavities of the mouth and the stomach.
Page 6790 - There is scarcely any wellinformed person, who, if he has but the will, has not also the power to add something essential to the general stock of knowledge, if he will only observe regularly and methodically some particular class of facts which may most excite his attention, or which his situation may best enable him to study with effect.
Page 6984 - The probability is, that the animal charcoal, when instantaneously applied, may be sufficiently porous and absorbent to. extract the venom from the recent wound, together with a portion of the blood, before it has had time to be carried into the system ; and that the blood which Mr. Faraday detected in the specimen submitted to him was that of the Indian on whose person the effect was exhibited on the occasion to which my informant was an eye-witness. The snake-charmers from the coast who visit Ceylon...
Page 6936 - An Address delivered at the Anniversary Meeting of the Entomological Society of London, on Monday, January 23, I860'; by HT Stainton, Esq.
Page 7198 - For convenience sake the papers may be prepared already gummed, and moistened when put on (in the same way that adhesive postage labels are used). Doubtless, patches of linen or cotton cloth would answer equally well. When the operation is over, a slight application of water (especially if warm), through the syringe, will loosen them so that they can be easily removed, and they can be separated from one another and dried to serve another time. The size represented in the sketch, is that suitable...
Page 7176 - ... be adverted to hereafter. In all the specimens which I have had an opportunity of examining, the eggs were either somewhat advanced or quite mature; so that no observations could be made on the earlier conditions of the egg and the formation of its pedicle. The pedicle is a flexible outgrowth from the common integuments, is about two lines in length, is attached to the skin by a slightly expanded base, and spreads out at its summit into a shallow cup * Cuvier and Valenciennes, Hist.
Page 6936 - Zoologist' for February; presented by the Editor. 'Notes on the Silkworms of India,' by Capt. Thomas Hutton ; by the Author. ' Synopsis of the known Asiatic Species of Silk-producing Moths, with Descriptions of some New Species from India,
Page 6983 - The use of the Pamboo-Kaloo, or snake-stone, as a remedy in cases of wounds by venomous serpents, has probably been communicated to the Singhalese by the itinerant snake-charmers who resort to the island from the coast of Coromandel; and more than one well-authenticated instance of its successful application has been told to me by persons who had been eye-witnesses to what they describe.

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