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Сторінка 747 - Easter-Day is the first Sunday after the full moon which happens upon, or next after, the 21st day of March : and if the full moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter- Day is the Sunday after.
Сторінка 535 - ... the invention of a great number of machines which facilitate and abridge labour, and enable one man to do the work of many.
Сторінка 131 - I thought in my heart, and written for fear of death, and to save my life, if it might be ; and that is, all such bills...
Сторінка 175 - The pleasure felt on discovering the Southern Cross was warmly shared by such of the crew as had lived in the colonies. In the solitude of the seas, we hail a star as a friend, from whom we have been long separated.
Сторінка 871 - ... in the seventieth year of her age, and the forty-fifth of her reign.
Сторінка 615 - ... of which is not less than four hundred pounds. Provision is made for one or two Chaplains according to the circumstances of the College, the right of appointment being vested in the Governing Body. SCHOLARSHIPS. The foundation Scholarships are worth not less than £50 per annum, with the addition, in some cases, of rooms rent free and an allowance for commons.
Сторінка 325 - Raising itself upon its hind legs, with the body somewhat inclined, it beats its head with great force and agility upon the plane of position ; and its strokes are so powerful as to make a considerable impression if they fall upon any substance softer than wood. The general number of distinct strokes in succession is from seven to nine or eleven. They follow each other quickly, and are repeated at uncertain intervals. In old houses, where these insects abound, they may be heard in warm weather during...
Сторінка 623 - From these different causes of infertility arise three different branches of the art of draining, which require to be separately noticed. " 1. To drain land which is flooded, or rendered marshy by water coming over it from a higher level, and having no adequate outlet below. "2. To drain land where springs rise to the surface, and where there are no natural channels for the water to run off. " 3. To drain land which is wet from its impervious nature, and where the evaporation is not sufficient to...