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Among the numerous and highly interesting fossils found in the London clay ,
none are more abundant than the remains of fruits and seeds , which , although
found in such amazing quantities in the Isle of Sheppey , have hitherto received
... dawn of a new era in the natural history of England . ” — Quarterly Review , No.
116 . “ It contains brief , but remarkably clear , accurate , and satisfactory notices
of every species of fish , and also every variety hitherto found in the fresh waters ...
Several of the genera , and of the species more than one - fourth part , are either
new or have been hitherto imperfectly described : the figures will be all engraved
and coloured by the same hands which , in co - operation with the Author , have ...
Mr. Yarrell's work is the most satisfactory epitome of facts and speculations that
has been hitherto attempted upon the subject . It is written in so popular a spirit ,
that it will be as intelligible to the non - scientific reader , as it cannot fail to be ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review