The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 9 (Google eBook)
[Cambridge] University Press, 1910 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 253 - STRONGLY it bears us along in swelling and limitless billows, Nothing before and nothing behind but the sky and the Ocean. II. THE OVIDIAN ELEGIAC METRE DESCRIBED AND EXEMPLIFIED. IN the hexameter rises the fountain's silvery column ; In the pentameter aye falling in melody back.
Page 274 - And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.
Page 273 - Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.
Page 172 - States, directed to the president of the senate. The president of the senate shall. In the presence of the senate and house of representatives, open all certificates, and the votes shall then be counted.
Page 117 - The Government of the French Republic declare that they have no intention of altering the political status of Morocco. His Britannic Majesty's Government, for their part, recognise that it appertains to France, more particularly as a Power whose dominions are conterminous for a great distance with those of Morocco, to preserve order in that country, and to provide assistance for the purpose of all administrative...
Page 138 - ... improved or rack rent of the premises, demised or holden in the possession of such tenant, to the person of whom he holds, to be recovered by action in any court of common law having jurisdiction for the amount.
Page 114 - Highness imposes upon them the duty of giving advice, with the object of securing that the order of things to be established shall be of a satisfactory character and possess the elements of stability and progress.
Page 165 - And let them judge the people at all seasons: and it shall be, that every great matter they shall bring unto thee, but every small matter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thyself, and they shall bear the burden with thee.