The Readable Dictionary: Or, Topical and Synonymic Lexicon: Containing Several Thousands of the More Useful Terms of the English Language, Classified by Subjects, and Arranged According to Their Affinities of Meaning; with Accompanying Etymologies, Definitions, and Illustrations. To which are Added I. Lists of Foreign Terms ... II. A Table of the Common Abbreviations. III. An Alphabetical List of Latin and Greek Roots, with Derivatives

M.C. Lilley, 1860 - 360 sider
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Side 52 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Side 71 - TABLE. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, Ib. 25 Pounds " 1 Quarter, qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred Weight, cwt. 20 Hundred Weight
Side 226 - And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.
Side 286 - AN ESSAY ON THE ANCIENT MINSTRELS IN ENGLAND. I- 1 HE MINSTRELS (A) were an order of men in the middle ages, who subsisted by the arts of poetry and music, and sang to the harp verses composed by themselves, or others...
Side 238 - Stewart. Or, imagination may be defined as the will working on the materials of memory ; not satisfied with following the order prescribed by nature, or suggested by accident, it selects the parts of different conceptions, or objects of memory, to form a whole more pleasing, more terrible, or more awful, than has ever been presented in the ordinary course of nature.
Side 140 - But at the end of the third or the beginning of the fourth century the...
Side 71 - TABLE. 20 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, sc. or 9. 3 scruples " 1 dram, dr. or 3. .8 drams " 1 ounce, oz. or §. 12 ounces
Side 313 - Highness. ib. or ibid, (ibidem) In the same place. id. (idem) The same.
Side 279 - Thou hast brought a vine out of Egypt; thou hast cast out the heathen and planted it.

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