The Harvest of the Sea: A Contribution to the Natural and Economic History of the British Food Fishes

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John Murray, 1865 - 519 pagina's
 

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Pagina 377 - The herring loves the merry moonlight, The mackerel loves the wind, But the oyster loves the dredging sang, For they come of a gentle kind.
Pagina 149 - The bright-ey'd perch with fins of Tyrian dye. The silver eel, in shining volumes roll'd, The yellow carp, in scales bedropp'd with gold, Swift trouts, diversified with crimson stains, And pikes, the tyrants of the wat'ry plains. Now Cancer glows with Phoebus...
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Pagina 148 - O glide, fair stream! for ever so, Thy quiet soul on all bestowing, Till all our minds for ever flow As thy deep waters now are flowing.
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Pagina 481 - It has been said that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his species.
Pagina 28 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
Pagina 167 - Where glistening streamers waved and danced, The wanderer's eye could barely view The summer heaven's delicious blue ; So wondrous wild, the whole might seem The scenery of a fairy dream.
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