Lloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary: A New and Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language, Volume 2

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Edward Lloyd, 1896 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 208 - And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
Page 21 - Tranquillity, peace, calm. — Tranquillity, respects a situation free from trouble, considered in itself; peace, the same situation with respect to any causes that might interrupt it; calm, with regard to a disturbed situation going before or following it.
Page 160 - ... unless by deed indented, executed in the presence of two witnesses, twelve calendar months before the death of the donor, and enrolled in the Court of Chancery within six months after its execution...
Page 41 - The same things also were reported in the writings and commentaries of Neemias ; and how he founding a library gathered together the acts of the kings, and the prophets, and of David, and the epistles of the kings concerning the holy gifts.
Page 128 - Reymond's induction coil, are applied to the surface of the brain, without injury to the cortical substance. 1. The anterior portions of the cerebral hemispheres are the chief centres of voluntary motion and the active outward manifestation of intelligence.
Page 232 - O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, That monthly changes in her circled orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.
Page 151 - Turbinella, or chank shell of India, fished up by divers in the Gulf of Manaar, on the north-west coast of Ceylon, is exported to India, where it is sawn into rings of various sizes, and worn on the arms, legs, fingers, and toes, by the Hindoos.
Page 231 - ... is throughout the entire length a square whose side is 7 ft. How many cubic feet of brick does the chimney contain ? A Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre. A straight line drawn from the centre to the surface is called a radius. and a straight line drawn through the centre and terminated each way by the surface is called a diameter. The circumscribing cylinder of a sphere is a cylinder whose height and the...
Page 40 - ... of soft rope, upon which the loam is put for making the rough casting model of the gun, which is turned to a templet ; the work is executed over a long fire to dry it as it proceeds, and the model is made about onethird longer than the gun itself. The model when dried and blackwashed all over, is covered with a shell of loam, not less than three inches thick, secured by iron bands, the shell is also carefully dried ; after this the taper bar is cautiously driven out from its small end, the coil...
Page 177 - Cherub (plural, cherubim), a celestial spirit which, in the angelic hierarchy, is placed next in order to the seraphim. All the several descriptions which the Scripture gives us of cherubim differ from one another, as they are described in the shapes of men, eagles, oxen, lions, and in a composition of all these figures put together. The hieroglyphical representations in the embroidery upon the curtains of the tabernacle were called by Moses (Ex.

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