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Page ii - Guide to English Composition ; Or, One Hundred and Twenty subjects analysed and illustrated from analogy, history, and the writings of celebrated ancient and modern authors, to teach the art of argumentation and the developmept of thought. By Rev. EC Brewer, DD 68 cts. The publishers hope that this
Page 73 - The greater circulation is the passage of the blood from the left side of the heart, through the arteries, to the extremities of the body, and its return through the veins to the right side of the same viscus. The lesser circulation is the transmission of the blood from the right to the left side of the heart, through the lungs. The course, which the blood takes, has been already explained in the article AVATOMT.
Page 80 - Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
Page 105 - ... had thus to go to three casks for a pint of liquor. To avoid this inconvenience, a brewer of the name of...
Page 6 - He would not, he said, wear a crown of gold where his Saviour had worn a crown of thorns.
Page 41 - ... Haarlem, was the person to whom the idea first occurred. And I will give you the account -of it in the words of his old servant: — " He, one day walking in a wood near the city, as the rich citizens were wont to do, diverted himself...
Page 32 - Hall on a white horse, proclaiming the sovereign by the usual titles : he then throws down a gauntlet, or iron glove, challenging any one to take it up and fight him, who does not believe the monarch then present to be lawful heir to the crown.
Page 6 - These sands occupy part of the space that was formerly a large tract of ground belonging to Godwin earl of Kent, father of king Harold ; which tract being afterward given to the monastery of St.