Johnson's Dictionary of the English language, in miniature [ed. by J. Hamilton]. By J. Hamilton (Google eBook)

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Page 221 - One who adheres to the ancient constitution of the state and the apostolic hierarchy of the church of England : opposed to a Whig}.
Page 266 - Britons from the incurfions of the Caledonians, builds a line of forts between the rivers Forth and Clyde ; defeats the Caledonians under Galgacus on the Grampian hills; ami firft fails round Britain, which he difcovers to be an ifland.
Page 274 - Dolben was ordered to impeach him at the bar of the house of lords, in the name of all the commons of England. A committee was appointed to draw up articles, and Sacheverel was taken into custody. At the same time, in order to demonstrate their own principles, they resolved that the reverend Mr. Benjamin Hoadly, rector of St.
Page 43 - The term colony, signifies nothing more than a body of people drawn from the mother country, to inhabit some distant place, or the country itself so inhabited.
Page 265 - Thalos, of Miletus, travels into Egypt, consults the priests of Memphis, acquires the knowledge of geometry, astronomy, and philosophy ; returns to Greece. calculates eclipses, gives general notions of the universe, and maintains that one Supreme Intelligence regulates all its motions.
Page 273 - That event followed by the most daring riots, in the city of London, and in Southwark, for several successive days, in which some Popish chapels are destroyed, together with the prisons of Newgate, the King's Bench, the Fleet, several private houses, &c. These alarming riots are at length suppressed by the interposition of the military, and many of the rioters tried and executed for felony.
Page 253 - Py'thon, a huge serpent produced from the mud of the deluge, which Apollo killed, and, in memory thereof, instituted the Pythian games Pythonis'sa, the priestess of Apollo Q.
Page 99 - Grate, grate. *. partition made with bars ; the range of bars within which fires are made. Grate...
Page 120 - Interregnum, *. the time in which a throne is vacant between the death of one prince and the accession of another; vacancy of the throne ItitcnviiMi', i.
Page 272 - Pole, but having made eighty-one degrees, is in danger of being locked up by the ice, and his attempt to discover a passage in that quarter proves fruitless.

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