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Page lxvii - has with singular sagacity observed, that he who believes the Scripture to have proceeded from him who is the Author of Nature, may well expect to find the same sort of difficulties in it, as are found in the constitution of Nature.
Page lxxv - AB into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole line and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square on the other part.
Page lxviii - And the poor beetle that we tread upon, In corporal sufferance finds a pang as great As when a giant dies.
Page xii - Cortes was not slow in appearing ; when, with one voice, officers and soldiers expressed their astonishment and indignation at the orders which they had received. It was unworthy, they cried, of the Castilian courage, to be daunted at the first aspect of danger, and infamous to fly before any enemy appeared. For their parts, they were determined not to relinquish an enterprise that had hitherto been successful, and which tended so visibly to spread the knowledge of true religion, and to advance the...
Page xii - ... interest of their country. Happy under his command, they would follow him with alacrity through every danger, in quest of those settlements and treasures which he had so long held out to their view ; but if he chose rather to return to Cuba, and tamely give up all his hopes of distinction and opulence to an envious rival, they would instantly choose another general to conduct them in that path of glory, which he had not spirit to enter.
Page xxii - Ich weide more than ich dude, my wyt auhte beo more. Wei longe ich habbe child ibeo, a werke and eke on dede; Thah ich beo of wynter old, to yong ich am on rede. Unneth lif ich habbe ¡lad, and yet me thinkth ich lede; 5 Hwenne ich me bithenche, ful sore ich me adrede.
Page 17 - ... be under the supervision of the College Council, 'should practically have control over the management' of the College; they were consequently excluded from the Council altogether (one thinks sadly of the bitter experience of Professors Bickerton and Macgregor), and five other members substituted — three elected by the members of the General Assembly resident in the Auckland Provincial District, with the Mayor of Auckland and the Chairman of the Auckland Education Board, ex offido.
Page xix - ... glass ; insomuch, that by continual gazing thereupon, he pined away to nothing, and was at last turned into a flower of his own name, which appears in the beginning of the spring, and is sacred to the infernal powers, Pluto, Proserpina, and the Furies.
Page lxi - ... was a very agreeable companion, though not a talkative one: he would often remain for an hour in company without speaking, and then would come out with an epigram, which you never forgot. I was one day at Madame Crawford's house in Paris, when some one came in and announced the death of Napoleon. It made a sort of sensation in the room, and Madame Crawford exclaimed, ' Ah mon Dieu ! quel evenement ! ' Talleyrand was sitting in a corner near her, and very quietly replied, ' Ce n'est plus un evenement,...
Page viii - Caesar, in hoc vestra non eguisset ope. est illi nostri non invidiosa cruoris copia : quodque dedit, cum volet, ipse feret. vos modo, quos certe nullo, puto, crimine laesi...

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