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Page 479 - Sunt Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer. Leo, Virgo, Libraque, Scorpius, Arcitenens, Caper, Amphora, Pisces.
Page 276 - Alexander was plain and modest, his demeanor courteous and affable: at the proper hours his palace was open to all his subjects, but the voice of a crier was heard, as in the Eleusinian mysteries, pronouncing the same salutary admonition: "Let none enter these holy walls, unless he is conscious of a pure and innocent mind.
Page 25 - A brief description of the whole World, wherein is particularly described all the monarchies, empires, and kingdoms of the same, with their academies,
Page 121 - ANCIENT history, English and French, exemplified in a regular dissection of the Saxon Chronicle ; proceeded by a review of Wharton's " Utrum Elfricus grammaticus ? " Malmesbury's Life of St. Wulstan, and Hugo Candidus' Peterborough history, wherein the principal Saxon annalists are now (for the first time) identified.
Page 498 - Thus was this expedition finished, when it had lasted three years and nine months ; after having, by its event, strongly evinced this important truth, that though prudence, intrepidity, and perseverance united, are not exempted from the blows of adverse fortune ; yet in a long series of transactions, they usually rise superior to its power, and in the end rarely fail of proving successful.1...
Page 117 - Photius, because the latter rejected the doctrine that the Holy Ghost proceeds from the Father and the Son.
Page 291 - So Scotland sent us hither, for our own, That man whose name I ever would have known To stand by mine, that most ingenious knight, My Alexander, to whom in his right I want extremely, yet in speaking thus I do but show the love that was 'twixt us, And not his numbers which were brave and high, So like his mind was his clear poesy...
Page 92 - He was one of the first, if not the very first, to practise excision in cases of carious joints.