Verba Nominalia; Or Words Derived from Proper Names

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Trübner & Company, 1866 - 357 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 129 - The first blow inflicted only a slight wound. The Duke struggled, rose from the block, and looked reproachfully at the executioner. The head sank down once more. The stroke was repeated again and again; but still the neck was not severed, and the body continued to move. Yells of rage and horror rose from the crowd. Ketch flung down the axe with a curse. "I cannot do it,
الصفحة 76 - Even I, a dunce of more renown than they, ^ Was sent before but to prepare thy way: And coarsely clad in Norwich drugget came To teach the nations in thy greater name.
الصفحة 302 - O'er heaven's high towers to force resistless way, Turning our tortures into horrid arms Against the Torturer ; when to meet the noise Of his almighty engine he shall hear Infernal thunder, and for lightning see Black fire and horror shot with equal rage Among his angels ; and his throne itself Mixt with Tartarean sulphur and strange fire, His own invented torments.
الصفحة 91 - But if it be a question of words, and names, and of your law, look ye to it; for I will be no judge of such matters. 16 And he drave them from the judgment- seat. 17 Then all the Greeks took Sosthenes, the chief ruler of the synagogue, and beat him before the judgment-seat: and Gallio cared for none of those things.
الصفحة 137 - The General did so, and the Governor was successful in supplying many of the wants of the army. When difficulties afterwards arose, and the army was spread over the country, it became a by-word, ' We must consult Brother Jonathan.
الصفحة 19 - No: The world must be peopled. When I said, I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.— Here comes Beatrice : By this day, she's a fair lady : I do spy some marks of love in her.
الصفحة 135 - And he lifted up his face to the window, and said, Who is on my side ? who ? And there looked out to him two or three eunuchs. 33 And he said, Throw her down.
الصفحة 263 - She cried them in a basket, with a white cloth over it, morning and evening. Dalmer, a respectable baker and musician, noticed her, bought her business, and made a song and set it to music in behalf of Sally Lunn. This composition became the street favourite, barrows were made to. distribute the nice cakes, Dalmer profited thereby, and retired ; and to this day the. Sally- Lunn cake claims pre-eminence in. all the cities of .England.
الصفحة 129 - He then accosted John Ketch the executioner, a wretch who had butchered many brave and noble victims, and whose name has, during a century and a half, been vulgarly given to all who have succeeded him in his odious office. "Here," said the Duke, "are six guineas for you. Do not hack me as you did my Lord Russell. I have heard that you struck him three or four times. My servant will give you some more gold if you do the work well.
الصفحة 109 - This village was anciently celebrated for the numerous seats of the nobility and gentry, which occasioned, says Maitland, a mighty resort thither of persons of all conditions from the city of London ; whereby so great a number of horses were hired in the city on that account, that they were called Hackney or Hack horses, and, from the number of them employed to go to this neighbourhood, in process of time gave a name to this locality.

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