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Page 216 - Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance : behold, He taketh up the isles as a very little thing.
Page 613 - The Age of Authors ; for, perhaps, there never was a time, in which men of all degrees of ability, of every kind of education, of every profession and employment, were posting with ardour so general to the press.
Page 120 - Before the ship or goods can be disposed of by the captor, there must be a regular judicial proceeding, wherein both parties may be heard, and condemnation thereupon as prize, in a court of admiralty, judging by the law of nations and treaties. " The proper and regular court for these condemnations is the court of that state to whom the captor belongs.
Page 545 - ... another could have been told to continue their entertainment. Such was the benevolence of pity ! But a lady who had taken the opportunity of a very...
Page 433 - ... from each other by nature or by fortune. The duke of Mantua...
Page 69 - The happiest in the world, madam (returned the thread-woman) ; he is wonderfully fond of children, and to his great joy his lady is now lying-in of her first child, which is to be christened this evening; and as fine a boy, they say it is, as ever was seen.
Page 139 - ... of Woman had not driven her from his roof. From this time the Nymph has led a wandering life, without any settled habitation.
Page 139 - He endowed him with all the graces of mind and body; and at an age when the soul becomes sensible of desires, he breathed into him a passion for the beautiful Felicia.
Page 73 - Sir: — It is well known to all who are conversant in electrical experiments, that the electric power may be propagated along a small wire, from one place to another, without being sensibly abated by the length of its progress. Let, then, a set of wires, equal in number to the letters of the alphabet, be extended horizontally between two given places, parallel to one another, and each of them about an inch distant from that next to it. At every twenty yards...