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Page 413 - MY hair is gray, but not with years, Nor grew it white In a single night, As men's have grown from sudden fears : My limbs are bow'd, though not with toil, But rusted with a vile repose, For they have been a dungeon's spoil, And mine has been the fate of those To whom the goodly earth and air Are...
Page 401 - Indians : a Sketch of some of the hostile Tribes ; together with a brief account of General Sheridan's Campaign of 1868 against the Sioux, Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Kiowa, and Comanche Indians.
Page 45 - Phoenicians learnt this practice through their intercourse with the Egyptians, for all the Phoenicians who have any commerce with Greece, no longer imitate the Egyptians in this usage, but abstain from circumcising their children. " 105. I will now mention another fact respecting the Colchians, how they resemble the Egyptians. They alone and the Egyptians manufacture linen in the same manner, and the whole way of living and the language is similar in both nations; but the Colchian linen is called...
Page 127 - This was strictly a fireside game, although it was sometimes introduced as an amusement at the season of religious councils, the people dividing into tribes as usual and betting upon the result.
Page 152 - ... while the children of her sons and the children of her male descendants, through males, would belong to other gentes, namely, those of their respective mothers.
Page 134 - The eyes come out with appropriate distinctness, owing to the mechanical conditions under which the components were hung. A composite portrait represents the picture that would rise before the mind's eye of a man who had the gift of pictorial imagination in an exalted degree.
Page 126 - This game is purely one of chance : they play it with six plum -stones, white on one side and black on the other, in a dish that they strike very roughly against the ground, so that the plum-stones leap up and fall, sometimes on one side and sometimes on the other.
Page 137 - ... portraits, in every instance, a decided improvement in beauty. The pictures were not taken in a binocular camera, and therefore do not stand out well, but by moving One or both until the eyes coincide in the stereoscope the pictures blend perfectly. If taken in a binocular camera for the purpose...