The Readable Dictionary: Or, Topical and Synonymic Lexicon: Containing Several Thousands of the More Useful Terms of the English Language, Classified by Subjects, and Arranged According to Their Affinities of Meaning; with Accompanying Etymologies, Definitions, and Illustrations. To which are Added I. Lists of Foreign Terms ... II. A Table of the Common Abbreviations. III. An Alphabetical List of Latin and Greek Roots, with Derivatives
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Page 52 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page iii - THE Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea. When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee.
Page 226 - And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.
Page 286 - AN ESSAY ON THE ANCIENT MINSTRELS IN ENGLAND. I- 1 HE MINSTRELS (A) were an order of men in the middle ages, who subsisted by the arts of poetry and music, and sang to the harp verses composed by themselves, or others...
Page 238 - Stewart. Or, imagination may be defined as the will working on the materials of memory ; not satisfied with following the order prescribed by nature, or suggested by accident, it selects the parts of different conceptions, or objects of memory, to form a whole more pleasing, more terrible, or more awful, than has ever been presented in the ordinary course of nature.
Page 140 - But at the end of the third or the beginning of the fourth century the...
Page 71 - TABLE. 20 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, sc. or 9. 3 scruples " 1 dram, dr. or 3. .8 drams " 1 ounce, oz. or §. 12 ounces
Page 313 - Highness. ib. or ibid, (ibidem) In the same place. id. (idem) The same.