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Page 412 - A Conjunction is a part of speech that is chiefly used to connect sentences; so as, out of two or more sentences, to make but one; it sometimes connects only words; as, " Thou and he are happy, because you are good."
Page 412 - I offer myself to you, because I know you are descended from the Gods, and give proofs of that descent by your love to virtue, and application to the studies proper for your age. This makes me hope you will gain both for yourself and me an immortal reputation. But, before I invite you into my society and friendship, I will be open and sincere with you, and must lay...
Page 222 - Ohy woman! lovely woman! nature made thee .To temper man : we had been brutes without you. Angels are painted fair, to look like you : There's in you all that we believe of Heaven, Amazing brightness, purity, and truth, Eternal joy, and everlasting love.
Page 10 - Middlesex, gentleman, In consequence of a communication made to him by a certain foreigner residing abroad...
Page 353 - The barrel is then forged in the usual way, but much more jumping is used than in the English method, in order to render the twist finer. The most careful workmen always make a practice of covering the part exposed to the fire with a lute, composed of mud, clay, and the dung of cows or horses, in order to guard against any unnecessary oxydation of the metal.
Page 394 - Gentleman, for certain inventions to preserve vessels and other bodies from the dangerous effects of external or internal violence on land or water, and other improvements connected with the same.
Page 49 - ... which patent was duly enrolled, and is now my property. Many of these instruments have been sold, and four of them were used on board the discovery ships under Captain Parry in the Northern expedition, as by reference to Mr. Fisher's account of that voyage will be seen enumerated ; and lest Mr. Moyley's claim to the invention may be injurious to Mr.
Page 330 - ... neutralized. The barrel, when taken from the water, must, after being rendered perfectly dry, be rubbed smooth with a burnisher of hard wood, and then heated to about the temperature of boiling water ; it then will be ready to receive a varnish made of the following materials : — Spirits of wine...