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" The eye of the infant is larger, in proportion to the size of the body, than that of the adult; but it is by no means certain that the eye of the male is larger proportionately to the size of the body than the eye of the female. By some anatomists the... "
Familiar Lessons on Physiology: Designed for the Use of Children and Youth ... - Page 11
by Lydia Folger Fowler - 1848 - 95 pages
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1859
...more or less covered with the lids, do they appear to be larger or smaller. The eye of the infant is larger, in proportion to the size of the body, than that of the adult; but it is by no means certain that the eye of the male is larger proportionately to the...
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The House I Live In; Or The Human Body: For the Use of Families and Schools

William Andrus Alcott - Physiology - 1839 - 264 pages
...The color and general appearance of the human brain are not unlike those of domestic animals ; but it is considerably larger in proportion to the size of the body, than that of almost any other known animal. To give you a more correct idea of its exact size, however, just take a piece of twine...
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History of Vermont: Natural, Civil, and Statistical, in Three ..., Parts 1-3

Zadock Thompson - Histoire naturelle - 1842 - 648 pages
...specific gravity, and thus rise or descend without the aid of their fins. The /tend of fishes is usually larger in proportion to the size of the body than that of other animals ; and although it is •object to great variety of form, it in almost all cases consists...
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History Of Vermont, Natural, Civil And Statistical, In Three Parts, With A ...

Zadock Thompson - 1842
...specific gravity, and thus rise or descend without the aid of their fins. The head of fishes is usually larger in proportion to the size of the body than that of other animals ; and although it is subject to great variety of form, it in almost all cases consists...
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Caloric: Its Mechanical, Chemical, and Vital Agencies in the ..., Volume 2

Samuel Lytler Metcalfe - Heat - 1843
...dog, wolf, fox, goat, deer, horse, ox, sheep, hare, rabbit, and some other species of quadrupeds, is larger, in proportion to the size of the body, than that of man, and their temperature VITAL ENERGY OF MAMMALIA. 573 several degrees higher, as we have already...
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Animal Topography, or, the geographical distribution of animals, illustrated ...

J. H. Newton - Animals - 1845 - 99 pages
...HORN-BILLS are found in Asia and Africa, and are distinguished by their enormous bill, which is much larger, in proportion to the size of the body, than that of the Toucan. Very little is known of their history ; but they are believed to feed both on animal and...
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Views A-foot: Or, Europe Seen with Knapsack and Staff: Pedestrian Tour in Europe

Bayard Taylor - Europe - 1853 - 404 pages
...classic perfection which has been ascribed to it. The Venus de Medici far surpasses it. The head is larger in proportion to the size of the body, than that of the lal ter, but has not the same modest, virgin expression. The arm wrapped in the robe which she...
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History of Vermont: Natural, Civil and Statistical, in Three Parts, with an ...

Zadock Thompson - Natural history - 1853 - 711 pages
...specific gravitv, anti thus rise or descend without the aid of their fins. The hcnd of fishes is usually larger in proportion to the size of the body than that of other animals ; and although it is subject to great variety of form, it in almost all cases consists...
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Familiar Lessons on Physiology: Designed for the Use of Children ..., Volume 1

Lydia Folger Fowler - Mind and body - 1854 - 209 pages
...the brain 1 What does it resemble 7 When does the brain occupy the mos' space ? SIZE OF THE BRAIN 17 12. The color and appearance of the human brain are...represents the anterior lobe, or portion in which the intellectual faculties are situated ; DD represents the middle lobe, containing the animal propensities...
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A Monograph of the Genus Bos: The Natural History of Bulls, Bisons, and ...

George Vasey - Bison - 1857 - 192 pages
...Bos Bubalus. This animal is more bulky than the domestic Ox, and its limbs are stouter. The head is larger, in proportion to the size of the body, than that of the domestic Ox, and is generally carried with the muzzle projecting ; the forehead is rather convex,...
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