The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature, Volume 8

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Thomas Spencer Baynes, William Robertson Smith
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Page 133 - 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 142 - ... midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust. I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman...
Page 141 - And in the end, this shall be for me sufficient, that a marble stone shall declare that a Queen, having reigned such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Page 142 - I, that was wont to behold her riding like Alexander, hunting like Diana, walking like Venus, the gentle wind blowing her fair hair about her pure cheeks, like a nymph, sometimes sitting in the shade like a goddess, sometimes singing like an angel, sometimes playing like Orpheus ; behold the sorrow of this world ! once amiss hath bereaved me of all.
Page 206 - It is hardly necessary to add that anything which any insulated body, or system of bodies, can continue to furnish without limitation, cannot possibly be a material substance; and it appears to me to be extremely difficult, if not quite impossible, to form any distinct idea of anything capable of being excited and communicated in the manner the Heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be MOTION.
Page 142 - ... next came the Queen, in the sixty-fifth year of her age, as we were told, very majestic; her face oblong, fair but wrinkled; her eyes small, yet black and pleasant, her nose a little hooked; her lips narrow, and her teeth black...
Page 210 - To each one according to his capacity, to each capacity according to its works.
Page 158 - Employer, or any part thereof, shall be deemed to have feloniously stolen the same from his Master or Employer, although such chattel, money, or security, was not received into the possession of such Master or Employer, otherwise than by the actual possession of his Clerk, Servant, or other person so employed...
Page 206 - From hence it is evident that the Heat produced could not possibly have been furnished at the expense of the latent Heat of the metallic chips.
Page 134 - 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.

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