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Page 224 - In the same manner personal assaults are generally compromised; but if not, the lex talionis, or rule of " an eye for an eye," or " a tooth for a tooth,
Page 309 - To sum up their character in a few words," concludes the same judicious author, " their vices are, revenge, envy, avarice, rapacity, and obstinacy; on the other hand, they are fond of liberty, faithful to their friends, kind to their dependants, hospitable, brave, hardy, frugal, laborious, and prudent; and they are less disposed than the nations in their neighbourhood to falsehood, intrigue, and deceit.
Page 167 - I numbered the efforts it made to accomplish this object. The grain fell sixty-nine times to the ground; but the insect persevered, and the seventieth time it reached the top. This sight gave me courage at the moment, and I never forgot the lesson.
Page 142 - Semiramis ascended from the plain to the top of the mountain by laying the packs and fardels of the beasts that followed her one upon another.
Page 350 - Surveying. 8vo. Gibson's Surveying. Improved and enlarged. By J. RVAN. 8vo. Tables for Surveyors. Carefully prepared. 12mo. Brown's Dictionary of the Holy Bible. From the last genuine Edinburgh Edition. 8vo. Brown's (J.) Concordance. Printed on Diamond type, in the 32mo form. The Works of the Rev. JoHN WESLEY, MA With his Life.