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" Thus then to man the voice of nature spake, ' Go, from the creatures thy instructions take : Learn from the birds what food the thickets yield; Learn from the beasts the physic of the field ; Thy arts of building from the bee receive; Learn of the mole... "
Freemason's Magazine, Or General and Complete Library - Página 362
1795
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The Dartmouth, Volumen4

1870
...have caught from trees like these, one of their chief ideas, just as the navigator is bidden "Loam of the little nautilus to sail. Spread the thin oar and catch the driving gale." True art is ever the child-like imitator of nature. The wood of tlie cotton tree is said to be of little...
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Manner of Correspondence: A Study of the Scriblerus Club

Patricia Carr Brückmann - 1997 - 184 páginas
...on Man. The voice of Nature, scriptural in undertone, urges men to take instruction from creatures: "Learn from the beasts the physic of the field; "Thy..."Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. (3.173-7) Pope's translation of the Odyssey includes a long note on the death of Argus that illustrates...
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Spars and Rigging from Nautical Routine, 1849

John McLeod Murphy, W. N. Jeffers, Joseph T. Higgins - 2003 - 89 páginas
...FROM NAUTICAL ROUTINE, 1 849 JOHN McLEOD MURPHY and WN JEFFERS Plate Drawings by JOSEPH T. HlGGINS "Learn of the little NAUTILUS to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. To instruct in what orbs the planets run, Correct old Time and regulate the sun." — POPE. DOVER PUBLICATIONS,...
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Reading the Roots: American Nature Writing Before Walden

Michael P. Branch - 2004 - 408 páginas
...The art of building from the bee receive; Learn from the mule to plow, the worm to weave; Learn from the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar and catch the driving gale." Example is the most powerful instructor, and it is to be wished that our divines would more generally...
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