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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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Popular philosophy: or, The book of nature laid open upon Christian ...

George Miller - 1826
...early manner-. \ the example she affords has been held out by they as still deserving imitation : — " Learn of the little Nautilus to sail. Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale."1 Sea Tortoises, without any teacher but nature, instinctively taught to lay their eggs on the...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading, Or, Extracts from Some of ..., Volumen1

1827
...the physic of the field ; Thy arts of building from the bee receive ; Learn of the mole to plough, the worm to weave; Learn of the little nautilus to...sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. * * » * * For forms of government let fools contest ; ' Whate'er is best administer'd, is best : For...
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Letters from Europe, the journal of a tour through Ireland ..., Volumen1

Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter - 1827
...Cleopatra. We have seen thousands of them bounding over the billows, reminding us of Pope's couplet : " Learn of the little Nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the rising gale.'' After our return to the ship, Captain Davis and another party made an excursion in the...
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Synopsis of the Contents of the British Museum

British Museum - 1851
...arms for sails, and its slender arms as oars, from whence Pope gave his wellknown lines, " Learn from the little Nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar and catch the driving gale," proves to be a fiction. The dilated arms are used by the animal to clasp the shell and keep it on the...
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Harry Beaufoy, Or, The Pupil of Nature

Maria Hack - 1828 - 95 páginas
...the physic of the field ; Thy arts of building from the bee receive ; Learn of the mole to plough, the worm to weave ; Learn of the little nautilus to...the driving gale. Here too all forms of social union find, And hence let reason, late, instruct mankind ; Here subterranean works and cities see ; There...
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Gill's technological [afterw.] Gill's scientific, technological ..., Volumen5

Gill's scientific, technological and microscopic repository - 1829
...the physic of the field ; Thy arts of building from the bee receive ; Learn of tUe mole to plough ; the worm, to weave ; Learn of the little nautilus...Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale." The philosophy of the poet, and the poetry of the philo" sopher, are assuredly contradicted by observation...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

1829
...the physic of the field; Thy arts of building, from the bee receive; Learn of the mole, to plough, the worm, to weave; Learn of the little nautilus,...Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale." The philosophy of the poet, and the poetry of the philosopher, are assuredly contradicted by observation...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Parte2,Volumen15

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...n. $. Fr. nautile ; lat * tilus. A shell fish furnished with somtik; analogous to oars and a sail. Learn of the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar and catch the driving gileiff' The little ntmtitui, with purple pride Expands his sails, and dances o'er the v\ -v Gnrf This...
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Miscellanies, in Two Parts: Prose--II. Verse, &c

William Fordyce Mavor - 1829 - 512 páginas
...found. Of sea snails, the most curious is the nautilus, to which the poet alludes, in these words : Learn of the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the favouring gale. It is furnished with eight feet, connected by a fine membrane. Of these, six feet are...
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Miscellanies

William Fordyce Mavor - 1829 - 512 páginas
...found. Of sea snails, the most curious is the nautilus, to which the poet alludes, in these words : Learn of the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the favouring gale. i IJ ..•"••' ' . It is furnished with eight feet, connected by a fine membrane....
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