Proceedings of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, Volumes 16-19

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Page 36 - AND it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
Page 48 - Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me.
Page 36 - There were giants in the earth in those days ; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children unto them, the same became mighty men, which were of old, men of renown.
Page 167 - The external scenes, yet oft the ideas gain From that conjunction an eternal tie And sympathy unbroken. Let the mind Recall one partner of the various league, Immediate, lo!
Page 48 - For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is unfruitful.
Page 167 - And each his former station straight resumes : One movement governs the consenting throng, And all at once with rosy pleasure shine, Or all are sadden'd with the glooms of care.
Page 189 - ... volatile, some of it is launched into the air, on its escape from combination ; and in the air it is always found. As it is soluble in water, it is found wherever we find water on the surface of the earth, or in the air, and probably in all natural waters, even the deepest and most purified. As a part of the atmosphere, it touches all substances and can be found on many ; it is in reality universally on the surface of the earth in the presence of men and animals, perhaps attached more or less...
Page 164 - Strada, in one of his Prolusions', gives an account of a chimerical correspondence between two friends by the help of a certain load-stone which had such virtue in it, that if it touched two several needles, when one of the needles so touched began to move, the other, though at never so great a distance, moved at the same time, and in the same manner.
Page 16 - ... combine so as to form still larger particles, which will move with greater velocity and, more quickly overtaking the particles in front of them, will add to their size at an increasing rate. Under such circumstances, therefore, the cloud would be converted into rain or hail, according as the particles were water or ice. The size of the drops from such a cloud would depend simply on the quantity of water suspended in the space swept through by the drop in its descent — that is to say...
Page 167 - I would propose that upon the lover's dial-plate there should be written not only the four-and-twenty letters, but several entire words which have always a place in passionate epistles ; as flames, darts, die, language, absence, Cupid, heart, eyes, hang, drown, and the like. This would very much abridge the lover's pains in this way of writing a letter, as it would enable him to express the most useful and significant words with a single touch of the needle.

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