Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Volumes 23-24
C. Knight, 1842 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 188 - There are many animals, who though far from being large, are yet capable of raising ideas of the sublime, because they are considered as objects of terror. As serpents and poisonous animals of almost all kinds.
Page 149 - Complete View of the Manners, Customs, Arms, Habits, &c., of the Inhabitants of England from the arrival of the Saxons till the Reign of Henry VIII.
Page 47 - My father was a little smart man, active to the last degree in all exercises, most patient of fatigue and disappointments, of which it pleased God to give him full measure. He was, in his temper, somewhat rapid and hasty, but of a kindly sweet disposition, void of all design...
Page 195 - ... submarine navigation. For when, from time to time, he perceived that the finer and purer part of the air was consumed, or overclogged by the...
Page 102 - It was believed by some (upon what ground was never clear enough) that he made that haste then to accuse the lord Say and some others of having induced the Scots to invade the kingdom: but he was scarce entered into the House of Peers when the message from the House of Commons was called in, and when Mr.
Page 244 - ... customs of England be interred if the verdict of felo de se had not been found against such person, such interment to be made within twenty-four hours from the finding of the inquisition, and to take place between the hours of nine and twelve at night.
Page 60 - ... fingers with a hot iron. Nevertheless there was no remarkable appearance ; neither swelling, nor pustule, nor inflammation. The pain rapidly spread along the arm as far as the armpit. I was then seized with frequent sneezing, and with a copious running at the nose, as if I had caught a violent cold in the head. About noon I experienced a painful contraction of VOL.
Page 247 - ... one to the left and the other to the right of the cardiac orifices, analogous to those in the stomach of the Hog.