The Universal Library: Or, Compleat Summary of Science. Containing Above Sixty Select Treatises. In Two Volumes. ...

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Page 521 - Surely there is a vein for the silver, And a place for gold where they fine it. Iron is taken out of the earth, And brass is molten out of the stone.
Page 152 - The circumference of every circle, whether great or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and every degree into 60 parts, called minutes ; and every minute into 60 seconds.
Page 108 - Synecdoche is the rhetorical figure by which a part is put for the whole, or the whole for a part Quintilian Inst, viii., 6, 19.
Page 341 - ... also to the driving of a chariot, by which a man may sail on the land, as well as by a ship on the water.
Page 284 - ... house' or sign of the zodiac it was at the exact moment of a person's birth. There may also be a 'conjunction' of planets (see note on 385 below) 'and this is either good or bad, as the Planets are either Friends or Enemies one to the other

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