Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Том 2

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W. & R. Chambers, 1888
 

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Сторінка 212 - THE measure is English heroic verse without rime, as that of Homer in Greek, and of Virgil in Latin — rime being no necessary adjunct or true ornament of poem or good verse, in longer works especially, but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off wretched matter and lame metre...
Сторінка 184 - But unto the married I give charge, yea not I, but the Lord, That the wife depart not from her husband (but and if she depart, let her remain unmarried, or else be reconciled to her husband) ; and that the husband leave not his wife.
Сторінка 233 - A blockade must not extend beyond the ports and coasts belonging to or occupied by the enemy. ARTICLE 2. In accordance with the Declaration of Paris of 1856, a blockade, in order to be binding must be effective,— that is to say, it must be maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the enemy coastline.
Сторінка 151 - ... occurrences. Thus Sallust, the great master of nature, has not forgot in his account of Catiline to remark, that his walk was now quick, and again slow, as an indication of a mind revolving with violent commotion.
Сторінка 184 - I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,) 16 That ye submit yourselves unto such, and to every one that helpeth with us and laboureth.
Сторінка 151 - Nor is it always in the most distinguished achievements that men's virtues or vices may be best discerned; but very often an action of small note, a short saying, or a jest, shall distinguish a person's real character more than the greatest sieges, or the most important battles.
Сторінка 355 - As buds give rise by growth to fresh buds, and these, if vigorous, branch out and overtop on all sides many a feebler branch, so by generation I believe it has been with the great Tree of Life, which fills with its dead and broken branches the crust of the earth, and covers the surface with its ever-branching and beautiful ramifications.
Сторінка 370 - I love the memory of Vinny Bourne. I think him a better Latin poet than Tibullus, Propertius, Ausonius, or any of the writers in his way, except Ovid, and not at all inferior to him.
Сторінка 144 - ... shall have transferred to and vested in him all rights of suit, and be subject to the same liabilities in respect of such goods as if the contract contained in the bill of lading had been made with himself.
Сторінка 229 - The annual report of the Royal Normal College and Academy of Music for the Blind...

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