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Page 70 - Bumble-bees, — Blue-bottle Flies, And Moths were of no small account in his eyes ; An " Industrious Flea " he'd by no means despise, While an
Page 176 - ... with comparative facility. Insects. — Injections of insects may be made by forcing the injection into the general abdominal cavity, whence it passes into the dorsal vessel and is afterwards distributed to the system. The superfluous injection is then washed away, and such parts of the body as may be required, removed for examination.
Page 78 - That not alone in trees and flowers The spirit bright of Beauty dwells — That not alone in lofty bowers The mighty hand of God is seen — But more triumphant still in things men count as mean LESSON XI.
Page 61 - RUST, SMUT, MILDEW, AND MOULD. An Introduction to the Study of Microscopic Fungi.
Page 221 - A monstrous eft was of old the Lord and Master of Earth, For him did his high sun flame, and his river billowing ran, And he felt himself in his force to be Nature's crowning race. As nine months go to the shaping an infant ripe for his birth, So many a million of ages have gone to the making of man: He now is first, but is he the last? is he not too base?
Page 173 - or ultramarine of the oil shops : fill up the tumbler with water, stir well and immediately strain the liquid through coarse muslin into a second tumbler. Fill the syringe, and inject through all four cannulae successively. This. must be done very rapidly or the plaster will set. On removing the syringe from a cannula, the india-rubber tube should be plugged with a small piece of wood to prevent es&ipe.
Page 16 - A few days since, I brought a male of Mantis Carolina to a friend who had been keeping a solitary female as a pet. Placing them in the same jar, the male, in alarm, endeavored to escape. In a few minutes the female succeeded in grasping him. She first bit off his left front tarsus, and consumed the tibia and femur. Next she gnawed out his left eye. At this the male seemed to realize his proximity to one of the opposite sex, and began to make vain endeavors to mate.
Page 16 - Not until she had eaten all of his thorax except about three millimetres, did she stop to rest. All this while the male had continued his vain attempts to obtain entrance at the valvules, and he now succeeded, as she voluntarily spread the parts open, and union took place. She remained quiet for four hours, and the remnant...
Page 43 - To this dark red solution, about half an ounce of the glycerine is to be added, and the whole well shaken in a bottle. Next, very gradually, pour in the acid glycerine, frequently shaking the bottle during admixture. Test the mixture with blue litmus paper, and if not of a very decidedly acid...