Collection of English Almanacs for the Years 1702-1835

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Page 40 - Henry I, Stephen, Henry II, Richard I, John, Henry III, Ed-ward I, Edward II, Edward III, Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V...
Page 1 - The active powers of man, with wise intent The hand of Nature on peculiar minds Imprints a different bias, and to each Decrees its province in the common toil.
Page 25 - ... expect a continuance of fair weather to follow. 6. In fair weather, when the mercury falls much and low, and thus continues for two or three days before the rain comes, then expect a great deal of wet, and probably high winds.
Page 19 - 'arth's orbit has an inclination towards changes,' you say." " The changes in the seasons, sir, are owing to ' the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit.
Page 37 - Southing, and Setting of the Planets and fixed Stars throughout the Year; whereby may be known the exact Hour of the Night at all Times, when either the Moon or Stars are seen.
Page 43 - Day. — The Exchequer opens eight days before any term begins, except Trinity, before which it opens but four days. Note.
Page 41 - Minutes which ftaud againft the Place required in the following Table of SeaCoafts, and the Sum will be the Time of High- Water at the Place required on that Day. A Table of the Sea Çoafts.
Page 41 - Time of the Moon's Southing, found in the preceding Table, is the exaft Time of Night. But in other Cafes, г. If the Shadow wants of 12, fee how much it wants of it'; which Time, fubtrafted from that of the Moon's.
Page 37 - Midsummer Day. — The Exchequer opens eight days before any term begins, except Trinity, before which it opens but four days.
Page 22 - water with thy blood rhe land wherein thou " fwimmeft, even to the mountains," ver. 6. is a metaphor fimilar to that u fed, Rev.xiv. 20. in defcribing the wine-prefs ; " And blood came out of " the wine-prefs even unto the horfe bridles." — " And when I fhall put thee out, I will cover '" the heaven, and make the ftars thereof dark ; " I will cover the fun with a cloud, and the '" moon fhall not give her light. All the bright " lights of heaven will I make dark over thee,

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