The Veterinarian: A Monthly Journal of Veterinary Science, Volume 21

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Page 186 - When he uttereth his Voice there is a multitude of waters in the heavens, and he causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth ; he maketh lightnings with rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures.
Page 234 - However true it may have been, or still may be, that one half of the world does not know how the other half lives, it is a libel upon the curiosity of mankind to attribute this ignorance to indifference.
Page 152 - MANUAL OF PHARMACY, For the Student in Veterinary Medicine; containing the Substances employed at the Royal Veterinary College, with an attempt at their classification, and the Pharmacopoeia of that Institution. By WJT MORTON.
Page 334 - I shall not undertake to determine ; but although it would be very possible to prepare an ample sufficiency of hay for winter fodder, the preference is given to the leaves of certain trees, — as the walnut, willow, mulberry, elm, and several others, which are considered much more warming and nutritious than hay, especially for sheep. Small branches after having been cut when in full leaf are immediately so disposed within the first forks of the tree to which they belong, as to be thereby retained...
Page 51 - Mimicry is another of the monkey's qualities. Whatever he sees men do, he must affect to do the like himself. He seems to have no rule of his own, and so is ruled by the actions of men or beasts — as weak people follow the fashion of the world, whether it be good or bad. No monkey has any sense of gratitude...
Page 354 - ... instead of himself. When it was light we examined the spot, and found, from the foot-marks, that the lion was a large one, and had devoured the cow himself. I had some difficulty in believing this, but was fully convinced by the Barolongs pointing out to me that the foot-marks of the other lions had not come within thirty yards of the spot, two jackals only had approached to lick up any little leavings. The men pursued the spoor to find the fragments, where the lion had deposited them, while...
Page 51 - Every monkey delights in mischief, and cannot help doing it when it is in his power. If any thing he takes hold of can be broken or spoiled, he is sure to find the way of doing it; and he chatters with pleasure when he hears the noise of a china vessel smashed to pieces upon the pavement. If he takes up a bottle of ink, he empties it upon the floor. He unfolds all your papers, and scatters them about the room, and what he cannot undo he tears to pieces...
Page 51 - ... rule of his own, and so is ruled by the actions of men or beasts ; as weak people follow the fashion of the world, whether it be good or bad. No monkey has any sense of gratitude, but takes his victuals with a snatch, and then grins in the face of the person that gives it him, lest he should take it away again ; for he supposes that all men will snatch away what they can lay hold of, as all monkeys do.
Page 301 - To the Right Honourable Sir George Grey, Bart., Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department.
Page 106 - It is necessary to use caution in making experiments of this kind. By the imprudent inspiration of ether, a gentleman was thrown into a very lethargic state, which continued, with occasional periods of intermission, for more than thirty * Brit, and For.

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