The Historical Writings of John Fiske: Illustrated with Many Photogravures, Maps, Charts, Facsimiles, Etc. ...

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Houghton. Mifflin Company, 1902
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Strana 81 - The stores were in common; but woe to the luckless husband or lover who was too shiftless to do his share of the providing. No matter how many children or whatever goods he might have in the house, he might at any time be ordered to pick up his blanket and budge...
Strana 156 - ... the same races who inhabited the country at the time of the Spanish conquest, or some not very distant progenitors.
Strana 38 - Memmi. arma antiqua manus ungues dentesque fuerunt et lapides et item silvarum fragmina rami, et flamma atque ignes, postquam sunt cognita primum. posterius ferri vis est aerisque reperta. 1286 at prior aeris erat quam ferri cognitus usus, quo facilis magis est natura et copia maior.
Strana 331 - As when a gryphon through the wilderness With winged course, o'er hill or moory dale, Pursues the Arimaspian, who by stealth 945 Had from his wakeful custody purloin'd • The guarded gold : So eagerly the Fiend O'er bog, or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or feet pursues his way, And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies...
Strana 327 - Polo that they claimed to be ; and so all paid them the greatest honour and reverence. And when the story got wind in Venice, straightway the whole city, gentle and simple, flocked to the house to embrace them, and to make much of them, with every conceivable demonstration of affection and respect. On Messer...
Strana 358 - Consurgit, premitur Libyae devexus in austros. Hic vertex nobis semper sublimis ; at ilium Sub pedibus Styx atra videt Manesque profundi.
Strana 34 - New England, who would have found it much harder to gain a secure foothold upon the soil if they had had to begin by preparing it for wheat and rye without the aid of the beautiful and beneficent American plant.
Strana 333 - And don't forget that if you treat the custom-house officers with respect, and make them something of a present in goods or money, they will behave with great civility and always be ready to appraise your wares below their real value.
Strana 79 - ... in the center of the hall, used in common by their occupants. Thus a house with five fires would contain twenty apartments and accommodate twenty families, unless some apartments were reserved for storage. They were warm, roomy, and tidilykept habitations. Raised bunks were constructed around the walls of each apartment for beds. From the roof-poles were suspended their strings of corn in the ear, braided by the husks, also strings of dried squashes and pumpkins. Spaces were contrived here and...
Strana 87 - Senecas, were brothers and sisters to each other in virtue of their descent from the same common [female] ancestor, and they recognized each other as such with the fullest cordiality. When they met, the first inquiry was the name of each other's gens, and next the immediate pedigree of...

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