Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Book, Volume 9

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Charles Morris
John C. Winston Company, 1921 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Page 56 - You gave the wrong answer,' said the sphinx. 'But that was what made everything possible,' said Oedipus. 'No,' she said. 'When I asked, what walks on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening, you answered Man.
Page 56 - The surface of a sphere is equal to four times the area of a circle...
Page 37 - I shall state what I understand by the term ' soul.' Webster's definition, I think, gives the general conception of the word. It is, he says, ' The spiritual and immortal substance in man, which distinguishes him from brutes ; that part of man which enables him to think . and reason, and which renders him a subject of moral government.
Page 43 - London and its vicinity, said to have, at one period, amounted to upwards of a hundred thousand. She was born in the west of England, about the year 1750, of parents in very humble life, and, being carried away by a heated imagination, gave herself out as the woman spoken of in the book of Revelation.

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