The universal instructor, or, Self-culture for all, Volume 2

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Page 278 - ... or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern. Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was : and the spirit shall return unto GOD Who gave it.
Page 479 - All in the middle of the gate, The gate" that was ironed within and without, Where an army in battle array had marched out, The lady sank, belike through pain, And Christabel with might and main...
Page 375 - DÉPEND on his answer, de sa réponse. Neither the sun nor death can Le soleil ni la mort ne PEUVENT be steadily regarded, se regarder fixement. Neither George nor Charles Ni Oeorges ni Charles W'AURA will get the prize, le prix.
Page 293 - Remember that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on.
Page 257 - They live in communities of about ten, each having his own female ; an intruder from another camp is beaten off with their fists and loud yells. If one tries to seize the female of another, he is caught on the ground, and all unite in boxing and biting the offender. A male often carries a child, especially if they are passing from one patch of forest to another over a grassy space : he then gives it to the mother.
Page 171 - His eyes began to flash fiercer fire as we stood motionless on the defensive, and the crest of short hair which stands on his forehead began to twitch rapidly up and down, while his powerful fangs were shown as he again sent forth a thunderous roar. And now truly...
Page 171 - He was not afraid of us. He stood there, and beat his breast with his huge fists till it resounded like an immense bass-drum, which is their mode of offering defiance ; meantime giving vent to roar after roar.
Page 379 - Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward.
Page 419 - Music her soft assuasive voice applies ; Or when the soul is press'd with cares, Exalts her in enlivening airs. Warriors she fires with animated sounds ; Pours balm into the bleeding lover's wounds : Melancholy lifts her head, Morpheus rouses from his bed, Sloth unfolds her arms and wakes, Listening Envy drops her snakes ; Intestine war no more our passions wage, And giddy factions hear away their rage.
Page 90 - The nummulitic formation," says Lyell, "with its characteristic fossils, plays a far more conspicuous part than any other tertiary group in the solid frame-work of the earth's crust, whether in Europe, Asia, or Africa. It often attains a thickness of many thousand feet, and extends from the Alps to the Carpathians, and is in full force in the north of Africa, as, for example, in Algeria and Morocco.

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