The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with Large Additions, المجلد 2

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Harry Thurston Peck
Dodd, Mead, 1898
 

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الصفحة 312 - The general law of the land is in favor of the wager of battle, and it is our duty to pronounce the law as it is, and not as we may wish it to be. Whatever prejudices, therefore, may justly exist against this mode of trial, still, as it is the law of the land, the court must pronounce judgment for it.
الصفحة 414 - In 1836 he was elected professor of surgery in the university of Edinburgh. He was a fellow of the royal societies of London and Edinburgh, and a member of some other learned bodies.
الصفحة 26 - That young lady had a talent for describing the involvements and feelings and characters of ordinary life which is to me the most wonderful I ever met with. The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going, but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting from the truth of the description and the sentiment is denied to me.
الصفحة 238 - OR, LAST IN HELL. WE two are last in hell ; what may we feare To be tormented or kept pris'ners here ? Alas ! if kissing be of plagues the worst, We'll wish, in hell we had been last and first.
الصفحة 413 - An Experiment in Education, made at the Male Asylum of Madras ; suggesting a System by which a School or Family may teach itself under the Superintendence of the Master or Parent.
الصفحة 204 - Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the (Red) sea; and all were baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea...
الصفحة 412 - How soft the music of those village bells, Falling at intervals upon the ear In cadence sweet, now dying all away, Now pealing loud again, and louder still, Clear and sonorous, as the gale comes on ! With easy force it opens all the cells Where Memory slept.
الصفحة 426 - Whoever draws the black bit is the devoted person, who is to be sacrificed to Baal, whose favour they mean to implore in rendering the year productive of the sustenance of man and beast.
الصفحة 361 - Therefore came I forth to meet thee, Diligently to seek thy face, and I have found thee. I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, With carved works, with fine linen of Egypt.
الصفحة 199 - They say, moreover, that in every battle, wherever that flag went before them, if they were to gain the victory a live crow would appear flying on the middle of the flag; but if they were doomed to be defeated it would hang down motionless, and this was often proved to be so.

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