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Page 301 - Par'al lei (paVal-lSl), a. Extended in the same direction, and in all parts equally distant; having the same direction or tendency ; like; similar, —n. A line Parallel...
Page 432 - A syllable, in the spoken language, is one or more elementary sounds pronounced by a single impulse of the voice, and constituting a word or a part of a word.
Page 431 - An oath is a solemn affirmation, or declaration, made with an appeal to God for the truth of what is affirmed, and imprecating his vengeance, and renouncing his favor, if what is affirmed is false.
Page vi - ... (sonant) : for th, as in then, though, this, smooth, breathe. NOTE. Foreign consonant sounds are represented by the nearest English equivalents. ACCENTS AND HYPHENS. The principal accent is indicated by a heavy mark (')> and the secondary accent by a lighter mark (/), at the end of the syllable. Syllabic division is otherwise indicated by a light hyphen ; a heavier hyphen joins the members of compound words. The Table here appended, together with the preceding Table, furnishes a method of INDICATING...
Page 155 - Field (fëld), n. A piece of inclosed land ; a wide extent ; an expanse ; a battle ground or battle. — Field day. A day when troops are drawn out for instruction in field exercises ; a day of excitement ; a gala day. — Field marshal. A commander of an army ; the highest military rank iti European armies.
Page 27 - An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies, or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together, or to produce their cohesion or combination, and conversely resisting separation.
Page 176 - A mass of ice formed in the region of perpetual snow, and moving slowly down mountain slopes or valleys.
Page xxviii - ... when a definite number is mentioned ; pease, the same in bulk, or spoken of collectively ; pennies, the coins, especially when a definite number is mentioned ; pence, the amount reckoned by these coins.