A history of inventions and discoveries, tr. by W. Johnston. Vol. 1-3; 4, 2nd ed, Volumen3


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Página 322 - As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.
Página 86 - There is another metal, zinc, which is in general unknown. It is a distinct metal of a different origin, though adulterated with many other metals. It can be melted, for it consists of three fluid principles, but it is not malleable. In its...
Página 227 - Tarn leve nee bombyx pendulus urget opus. Crassior in facie vetulae stat creta Fabullae: Crassior offensae bulla tumescit aquae. Fortior et tortos servat vesica capillos, Et mutat Latias spuma Batava comas.
Página 397 - The watchmen that went about the city found me, They smote me, they wounded me ; The keepers of the walls took away my veil from me.
Página 116 - Typographical Antiquities, there are privileges of still greater antiquity. The oldest which I observed in this work are the following: — 1510. The history of king Boccus .... printed at London by Thomas Godfry. Cum privilegio regali. 1518. Oratio Richardi Pacei . . . Impressa per Richardum Pynson, regium impressorem, cum privilegio a rege indulto, ne quis hanc orationem intra biennium in regno Angliae imprimat, aut alibi impressam et importatam in eodem regno Angliae vendat.
Página 397 - I will rise now, and go about the city In the streets, and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loveth : I sought him, but I found him not.
Página 155 - Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?
Página 235 - ... dum eunt, nulla est in angiporto amphora quam non impleant, quippe qui vesicam plenam vini habeant.
Página 277 - ... it again out, drew it over a ladle filled with melted copper, some of which he skimmed off, and moved his hand backwards and forwards, very quickly, by way of ostentation.
Página 493 - Netherlands, and about the end of the sixteenth or the beginning of the seventeenth century was brought thence to England by protestant refugees. Lewis Roberts, in ' The Treasure of Traffic,' published in 1641, makes the earliest mention extant of the manufacture in England.

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