Fifteen Hundred Miles an Hour

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Charles Dixon
Bliss, Sands and Foster, 1895 - Extraterrestrial beings - 313 pages
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Page 159 - Fare thee well! and if for ever, Still for ever, fare thee well: Even though unforgiving, never 'Gainst thee shall my heart rebel. Would that breast were bared before thee Where thy head so oft hath lain, While that placid sleep came o'er thee Which thou ne'er canst know again: Would that breast, by thee glanced over, Every inmost thought could show!
Page 173 - ... which thinks the relation, and without which, consequently, the difference between the real and the apparent could not even be thought. It is also the criterion and the measure of all certainty, as well in the apprehension of the vulgar as in the reasonings of the le-irned; for the common remark, " I am as sure of it as I am of my own existence...
Page 127 - Well, there is much to be said on your side of the question, but there is much to be said on the other side of the question.
Page 105 - The cries of the people redoubled, although not a man of them was armed. The squadron made a half movement on the Rue Lepelletier, when the officer in command of the National Guards drew his sword, advanced, and saluted him. A few words were exchanged. They separated. The one placed himself at the head of his soldiers, and gave the word to wheel and ' forward,' and they resumed their march accompanied by cheers and clapping of hands from the multitude.

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