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Página 145 - ... and that they committed their government to one man every year, who ruled over all their country, and that all were obedient to that one, and that there was neither envy nor emulation among them.
Página 468 - ... centre, I had both their van and rear abaft the beam before the fire opened. Every alternate ship was about a cable's length to windward of her second ahead and astern, forming a kind of double line, and appeared, when on their beam, to leave a very little interval between them, and this without crowding their ships.
Página 468 - Lord Viscount Nelson, who, in the late conflict with the enemy, fell in the hour of victory, leaves to me the duty of informing my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that on the 19th instant, it was communicated to the...
Página 474 - Not that the poet's boafted fire Should Fame's wide-echoing trumpet fwell ; Or, on the mufic of his lyre Each future age with rapture dwell ; The vaunted fweets of praife remove, Yet...
Página 152 - These several Lectures are so arranged, that no two of them interfere in the hours of attendance; and the whole is calculated to form a complete course of medical and chirurgical instruction.
Página 515 - ... of those fortifications, which are uniformly in the most fertile land of the country, indicates, that those who made them were an agricultural people ; and the remarkable care and skill, with which they were executed, afford traits of the genius of a people, who relied more on their military skill than on their numbers.
Página 425 - About this cloister was artificially and richly painted the Dance of Machabray, or Dance of Death, commonly called the Dance of Paul's ; the like whereof was painted about St. Innocent's cloister at Paris, in France. The metres, or poesy of this dance...
Página 235 - Report the valuable ones of any other man. So the Elegy I renounce. I condole with you from my heart, on the loss of so worthy a man, and a Friend to us both. Now he is gone, I must tell you he has done you many a good office, and set your character in ye fairest light, to some who either mistook you, or knew you not. I doubt not he has done the same for me.
Página 356 - A Reply to Dr. James Carmichael Smyth containing Remarks on his Letter to Mr. Wilberforce, and a further Account of the discovery of the power of Mineral Acids in a state of Gas to destroy Contagion. 8vo. Lond. 1805. But Dr. Johnstone's great work, that by which his name will be transmitted to posterity, was his " Life and Works of Samuel Parr, LL.D...
Página 151 - Suppose a plate of brass of one foot square, in which a number of holes are perforated ; into each of which holes is fixed one end of a copper tube, of about an inch in diameter and two feet long ; and the other ends of these tubes inserted in like manner into a similar piece of brass ; the tubes, to insure their tightness, to be cast in the plates...

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