Animal and Vegetable Physiology: Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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William Pickering, 1834 - Biology
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Fif Pajc 107 Directions of the fibres in the component strata
107
Striated surface of the scale of the Cyprinus alburnus Heisinger
116
Section of the bulbs of hair magnified
117
Quill of Porcupine F Cuvier
121
Muscle in a state of relaxation
129
Muscular structure of the Eardrum Home
136
Longitudinal muscular fibres of a bloodvessel
137
Muscular fibres of the Heart id
138
Mandible and palpus of My sis Fabricii Bruguiere 287
139
The Mechanical Functions in Zoo
142
Magnified view of a Sponge Grant
149
Lobularia Alcyonium pelasgica Deterville
162
Sertularia pelasgica Deterville
165
Corallium rubrum id
166
Polype of Flustra carbasea Grant
172
Pennatula phosphorea Ellis
174
to 76 Mode of progression of the Hydra viridis Trembley
178
Vorticella cyathina Muller
183
Proteus diffluens id
187
Volvox globator id
188
Brachionus urceolaris id
189
Medusa pulmo Macri
192
Beroe ovatus Bruguiere
194
Actinia rufa original
198
Asterias serrulata Bruguiere
199
Ambulacra and feet of Asterias viewed from the under side Reaumur
201
Polygonal pieces composing the test of the Echinus
204
Mollusca
213
Shell of Unio batava Goldfuss
217
Adductor muscle of Oyster Hunterian Museum
218
Shell of Pholas Candida with abductor muscle Osier
220
Foot of Cardium edule Reaumur
221
Planorbus cornutus Cuvier
227
Magnified view of the striae on the surface of Mother of Pearl Herschel
232
shells
234
Shell of Achatina zebra De Blainville
242
Shell of the same when completely formed id
246
Transverse section of the shell of the Cyprcea exan thema Hunterian Museum
248
Shell of Conus
249
Longitudinal section of the same original
250
Transverse section of the same Bruguiere
251
Inner surface of the Epiphragma of the Turbo De Blainville
253
Clio borealis Cuvier
258
Sepia loligo De Blainville
259
123 Suckers of the Octopus original
260
Julus terrestris
299
Muscles of the trunk of the Melolontha vulgaris Straus Durckheim
300
Eggs of Bombyx mori
305
148 a Caterpillar of the Phalena striaria Hubner
315
Calosoma Sycophanta Kirby and Spence
320
Analysis of skeleton of the same Carus
321
Suckers on the foot of the Musca vomitoria expanded magnified view Bauer
333
Dytiscus marginalis upper side Roesel
336
Notonecta glauca Rcesel
337
158 Fore leg of Gryllotalpa Kidd
343
Wing of Gryllus nasutus Orthoptera
350
Sting of Anthophora retusa original
352
Separate scales of the wing of Hesperia Sloanus original
355
Vertebrata
361
Longitudinal section of the thighbone to show the cancellated structure Cheselden
373
Fig Paga 174 Ossification of the parietal bone id
379
Dorsal vertebra human
388
Elements of structure of a vertebra Carus
393
Skeleton of Hog Pander and DAlton
402
Fishes
408
Skeleton of Cyprinus carpio Bonnaterre
411
Diagram illustrating the progressive motion of Fishes
412
Front view of the vertebra of a Cod Gadus morrkua
414
Bones of the shoulder of the Lophius piscalorius id
422
Belt of bones of the shoulder of a Ray id
423
Muscular system of Cyprinus alburnus id
425
Air bladder of Cyprinus carpio Blasius
429
Reptilia
435
Eggs of the Frog
437
Adult Frog
441
Ribs and spine of Boa constrictor Home
448
of the Coluber pullutatus id
450
Mammalia
477
Cetacea
482
Amphibia
487
Ruminantia
499
Solipeda
516
Pachydermata
518
Rodentia
523
Insectivora
525
Carnivora
528
Quadrumana
532
Man
536
Vertebrata capable of Flying
545
Birds
554

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Page xvi - ON THE POWER WISDOM AND GOODNESS OF GOD AS MANIFESTED IN THE ADAPTATION OF EXTERNAL, NATURE TO THE MORAL AND INTELLECTUAL CONSTITUTION OF MAN.
Page 146 - I beheld, for the first time, the splendid spectacle of this living fountain vomiting forth from a circular cavity an impetuous torrent of liquid matter, and hurling along, in rapid succession, opaque masses, which it strewed everywhere around. The beauty and novelty of such a scene in the animal kingdom long arrested my attention...
Page xv - Pounds sterling ; this sum, with the accruing dividends thereon, to be held at the disposal of the President, for the time being, of the Royal Society of London, to be paid to the person or persons nominated by him. The Testator...
Page 217 - ... and securing itself from dangerous collisions, which might easily destroy the brittle texture of its shell. The object of this apparatus is to prepare a great number of threads, which are fastened at various points to the adjacent rocks, and then tightly drawn by the animal, just as a ship is moored in a convenient station, to avoid the buffeting of the storm. The foot of this bivalve is cylindrical, and has, connected with its base, a round tendon, of nearly the same length as itself, the office...
Page 146 - ... around. The beauty and novelty of such a scene in the animal kingdom, long arrested my attention, but, after twenty-five minutes of constant observation^ I was obliged to withdraw my eye from fatigue, without having seen the torrent for one instant change its direction, or diminish, in the slightest degree, the rapidity of its course. I continued to watch the same orifice, at short intervals, for five hours, sometimes observing it for a quarter of an hour at a time, but still the stream rolled...
Page 41 - See dying vegetables life sustain, See life dissolving vegetate again : All forms that perish other forms supply, (By turns we catch the vital breath, and die) Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne They rise, they break, and to that sea return.
Page xvii - MDFRS CHEMISTRY, METEOROLOGY, AND THE FUNCTION OF DIGESTION, CONSIDERED WITH REFERENCE TO NATURAL THEOLOGY. His ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF SUSSEX, President of the Royal Society, having desired that no unnecessary delay should take place in the publication of the above mentioned treatises, they will appear at short intervals, as they are ready for publication.
Page xv - NOTICE. THE series of Treatises, of which the present is one, is published under the following circumstances : The RIGHT HONOURABLE and REVEREND FRANCIS HENRY, EARL of BRIDGEWATER, died in the month of February, 1829 ; and by his last Will and Testament, bearing date the 25th of February, 1825, he directed certain Trustees therein named to invest in the public funds the sum of Eight thousand pounds sterling; this sum, with the accruing dividends thereon, to be held...
Page 373 - ... animals than to those which had already attained their full size. Thus the bones of a young pigeon were tinged of a rose colour in twenty-four hours, and of a deep scarlet in three days ; while in the adult bird, fifteen days were required merely to produce the rose colour. The dye was more intense in the solid parts of those bones which were nearest to the centre of circulation, while in bones of equal solidity, but more remote from the heart, the tinge was fainter. The bone was of a deeper...
Page 83 - ... of a new bud : and at the same time a layer of cellular tissue is formed by the deposition of new materials on the outside of the former wood, and between it and the bark. This is followed by a second layer of wood, enveloping the new layer of cellular tissue. The effect of this new growth is to compress the layer of wood which had been formed during the first year, and to impede its further extension in breadth.

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JSTOR: The Stereoscope and Photographic Depiction in the 19th Century
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