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Strana 237 - SMYTH'S (Professor) Lectures on Modern History; from the Irruption of the Northern Nations to the close of the American Revolution.
Strana 71 - But a more hideous set of beings, in the form of men and women, I had never before seen. The fantastic manner in which many of the faces of the men were painted, was probably intended to give them a ferocious appearance; and some groups looked really as if they had escaped from the dominions of Satan himself.
Strana 98 - Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream: The genius, and the mortal instruments, Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Strana 200 - We, ignorant of ourselves, Beg often our own harms, which the wise powers Deny us for our good ; so find we profit By losing of our prayer.
Strana 71 - ... and filled with the white down of birds. Another had the face divided with a horizontal line in the middle and painted black and white. The visage of a third was painted in checkers, etc. Most of them had little mirrors, before the acquisition of which they must have been dependent on each other for those correct touches of the pencil which are so much in vogue and which daily require more time than the toilet of a Parisian belle.
Strana 1 - Enterprises," published at Cambridge in 1842 : " In the ordinary course of commercial education in New England, boys are transferred from school to the merchant's desk, at the age of fourteen or fifteen. When I had reached my fourteenth year, it was my good fortune to be received into the counting-house of Elias Hasket Derby...
Strana 71 - I had never before seen. The fantastic manner in which many of the faces of the men were painted was probably intended to give them a ferocious appearance ; and some groups looked really as if they had escaped from the dominions of Satan himself. One had a perpendicular line dividing the two sides of the face, one side of which was painted red, the other black; with the hair daubed with grease and red ochre, and filled with the down of birds. Another had the face divided with a horizontal line in...
Strana xxxiv - ... returning to the owner four or five times the amount of the original capital. Mr. Derby used to call us his boys, and boast of our achievements ; and well might he do so, for it is not probable that the annals of the world can furnish another example of an enterprise of such magnitude, requiring the exercise of so much judgment and skill, being conducted by so young a man, aided only by still younger advisers, and accomplished with the most entire success.
Strana 234 - You say your God is powerful, wise, good, and that He will shield from harm those who truly worship and adore Him ?' This being assented to. then said the king. 'Give me proof by throwing yourself from yonder precipice, and while falling, call upon your God to shield you, and if you escape unharmed, I will then embrace the worship of your God.