The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 23

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Hugh Chisholm
Encyclopaedia britannica Company, 1911 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Page 291 - CLARISSA. Or, the History of a Young Lady: Comprehending The Most Important Concerns of Private Life. And particularly shewing, the Distresses that may attend the Misconduct Both of Parents and Children, in Relation to Marriage.
Page 267 - There is not wind enough to twirl The one red leaf, the last of its clan, That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and hanging so high, On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky.
Page 267 - My genial spirits fail; And what can these avail To lift the smothering weight from off my breast? It were a vain endeavour, Though I should gaze for ever On that green light that lingers in the west: I may not hope from outward forms to win The passion and the life, whose fountains are within.
Page 170 - That as slavery was the cause and now constitutes the strength of this rebellion, and as it must be always and everywhere hostile to the principles of republican government, justice and the national safety demand its utter and complete extirpation from the soil of the republic...
Page vii - ... any prolonged examination of documents or accounts, or any scientific or local investigation which cannot, in the opinion of the Court or a judge...
Page 212 - And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.
Page 59 - I understand a propitiation or conciliation of powers superior to man which are believed to direct and control the course of nature and of human life.
Page 247 - ... manhood, truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship; ana (4) his exhibition during school days of moral force of character and of instincts to lead and to take an interest in his schoolmates...
Page 210 - And another angel came out from the temple, crying with a great voice to him that sat on the cloud, ' Send ' forth thy sickle, and reap : for the hour to 'reap is come; for the harvest of the earth is over-ripe.
Page 72 - Act, shall be deemed to have been capable of taking effect, notwithstanding the determination, by forfeiture, surrender, or merger of any preceding estate of freehold, in the same manner, in all respects, as if such determination had not happened.

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