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" 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. "
The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and Subsequent ... - 335. oldal
szerző: Sharon Turner - 1833
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Scriptural & philosophical arguments; or, Cogent proofs from reason ...

Peter Buchan - 1824 - 120 oldal
...from the birds what food the thickets yield : Learn from the beasts the physic of the field ; Thy art of building from the bee receive ; Learn of the mole to plough, the worm to weave 5 Learn of the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. Here roo all...

Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq: With Several of His ..., 1. kötet

William Cowper - 1824 - 385 oldal
...directing mankind to the providence of God, as the true source of all their wisdom, says beautifully — l.earn of the little Nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale It is easy to parody these lines, so as to give them an accom rnodation and suitableness to the present...

The British anthology; or, Poetical library, 3-4. kötet

British anthology - 1825
...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...sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. Here too all Conns of social union find, And hence let reason, late, instruct mankind : Here subterranean...

The Cottager's monthly visitor, 5. kötet

1825
...imagine that the idea of sailing may have been first taken froni observing the Nautilus. Pope says, Learn of the little Nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. Voyagers tell us that great numbers of these animals are sometimes to be seen in calm weather, diverting...

The National School Magazine, 2-3. kötet

1825
...sailing from observing the Nautilus. Theirs was the paper Nautilus, such as is seen in the picture. Learn of the little Nautilus to sail. Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. Parting Address to the Children of a Sunday School *. My dear Children, ACCEPT this parting address...

The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 oldal
...savage, man. See him from nature rising slow to art ! To copy instinct then was reason's part : 170 Learn of the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. Here too all forms of social union find, And hence let reasons late, instruct mankind: 1S0 Here subterranean...

The Christian Remembrancer, 8. kötet

William Scott, Francis Garden, James Bowling Mozley - 1826
...earth, And the wicked exist no more for ever. Bless thou the Lord, O my soul, Praise Jehovah ! 8 " Learn of the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale." POPE. This fish swims on the surface of the sea, on the back of its shell, which exactly resembles...

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...

Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

1827
...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...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...

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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