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Frequent allusions to this practice occur in the old comedies. Horses, which indisputably possess a discernment of spirits superior to that of man, and are more sharp–sighted in the dark, were in an extraordinary degree sensitive of her presence and control. Thus, when a varix, which originally was produced by the ulcer, reacts on the sore, and prevents it from healing, we find, that if this cause be removed, the ulcer frequently heals quickly, owing to the sudden removal of a principal cause of indolence, although a similar ulcer, without varices, would not be cured by the same application in the same time; because then all the usual causes of indolence would still remain to be removed, or their effects counteracted; but, in this case, having suddenly removed one great cause, the action rises so much, that it can overcome the rest, although, without this alleviation, the healing process would not be commenced, nor continued. Ib. I have also been told, that certain persons have made a joke of some facts which I have related. Our readiness in speaking and writing them, are instances of active habits. And faster bound to Aaron's charming eyes. Canaan occupied Palestine , and the country called by his name: Mizraim, Egypt : but Phut passed deep into Africa , and, I believe, most of the nations in that part of the world are descended from him; at least more than from any other person." Josephus says, " that Phut was the founder of the nations in Libya, and the people were from him called (phoutoi) Phuti ." Antiq. Nec ultra dubito, quin pene omnes VAMPYRORVM circumstantiae cum his non difficulter comparari possint. [186] Chap. On the other hand, it would lessen the trouble of writing, and much more, of learning the language; it would reduce the true pronunciation to a certainty; and while it would assist foreigners and our own children in acquiring the language, it would render the pronunciation uniform, in different parts of the country, and almost prevent the possibility of changes. The same subject is treated with considerable humour in the following passage in Melton's Astrologaster , 1620, 4to: "But that which most grieves me, is, most of the varlets belonging to the citie colledges (I meane both the prodigious compters) have fierie red faces , that they cannot put a cup of Nippitato to their snowts , but with the extreme heat that doth glow from them, they make it cry hisse again, as if there were a gadd of burning steele flung into the pot," &c. Law is the enactment of the State—Custom is the habit of the Kin. [6] Joseph's Blessing. The course of nature is but the will of God. The works of Pennant and Bewick will supply every deficiency with respect to rational knowledge. Brit. The other parts of the body are to be prevented from inflaming, by avoiding the usual causes of inflammation, and the action of whatever may injure the healthy condition of the part, or impede the natural action. In the instances of heroes and other great characters, the same custom appears to have prevailed among the Greeks. [591] Plato, de Republ. I had a letter from him awhile ago, in which he remarked that it was his practice to do most of his reading in bed. We hear wonderful stories of the bright generation that sat about the wide fireplaces of New England. It now became the terror of the neighbourhood, devouring lambs, sucking the cow’s milk, and committing every species of injury on the cattle of the affrighted peasantry. One disturbing thought may occur to you. They had long experienced the emoluments of the trade; they had acquired a taste for the luxuries it afforded; and they now beheld an opportunity of gratifying it, but in a more extentive manner. The belief is in the idea of a universal progress marred, if it in the end can be said to be marred, only by an esthetic primitivism; the implication is that that esthetic primitivism can be not only comprehended but surmounted. 2.]." This was done, "that divers masters freed from this doubt may more carefully endeavour the propagating of Christianity, by permitting their slaves to be baptized." It would have been happy for this unfortunate race of men if the same tender regard for their bodies, had always manifested itself in our laws, as is shewn for their souls in this act. Habits contracted even in that age, are often utter ruin: and men’s success in the world, not only in the common sense of worldly success, but their real happiness and misery, depends, in a great degree, and in various ways, upon the manner in which they pass their youth; which consequences they for the most part neglect to consider, and perhaps seldom can properly be said to believe, beforehand. W has nearly the short sound of oo ; for will , dwell are english history pronounced as if written ooill , dooell . For they did not give the matter the proper consideration, nor did the real teachers, for in order that you may come to a fair decision about them, I have said not only is their own testimony not sufficient, but in order to reach the truth of the matter, they must be compared with one another; and other witnesses with them, and then their acquaintances and friends, and then strangers, then friends and enemies; and then after the testimony is all gathered in, that of each teacher concerning himself, and then that of others must be compared. The first is that, which has been related, when the curse was pronounced on a branch of the posterity of Ham . It is related also that Cosmo Rugieri, a Florentine, a great atheist and pretended magician, had a secret chamber, where he shut himself up alone, and pricked with a needle a wax image representing the king, after having loaded it with maledictions and devoted it to destruction by horrible enchantments, hoping thus to cause the prince to languish away and die. Fitzherbert wrote to the British Cabinet that the language of the Spanish minister on both of these points was so firm and decisive as to make it evident beyond a doubt that the alternative of peace or war rested on finding or not finding a solution of these difficulties. As we moved away through the grounds my friend dilated on a somewhat whimsical idea of his. Does the example redound to the credit of luck or of mathematics? printed at large in Sessions Acts. Hence it follows, that necessity, alone and of itself, is in no sort an account of the constitution of nature, and how things came to be and to continue as they are; but only an account of this circumstance relating to their origin and continuance, that they could not have been otherwise, than they are and have been. The dragon's teeth were not of our sowing, but, so far from our being under any obligation not to take into our service the army that sprang from them, it would have been the extreme of weakness and folly not to do it. In effect, four days after, his father had a slight degree of fever, but it was so slight that the physician assured him there was nothing to fear. THE MISTRESS. I now believe with Dr. by them he was to be made a sacrifice of atonement for the slaughter of the three aforesaid gentlemen who were wounded in the very same parts of their bodies by other such three venees as these." The same mode of expression is also used by the same writer in a subsequent account of a duel between Francis Sinclair, a natural son of the Earl of Caithness, and a German, at Vienna; where it was agreed that he who should give the other the first three bouts , should have a pair of golden spurs, in the event of which combat Sinclair "gave in two venees more than he was obliged to." On the whole therefore it appears that venew and bout equally denote a hit in fencing; that both Mr. Every body is talking at this time of the possession (by the devil) of the nuns of Loudun, on which such different opinions were given, both at the time and since. For when we look at our comrades and associates, who disagree on many subjects, although they are most friendly in other respects, one of the two disputants will maintain his english history opinion on account of some defect, either because he has not a correct understanding of the matter, and lacks the power of judgment, or because he does not wish to give up, and so does not desire to confess the truth. Now in relation to our notions, it is not less easy for us to conceive that God can add to our idea of matter the faculty of thinking, since we know not in what thought consists, and to what species of substance that Almighty being has judged proper to grant this faculty, which could exist in no created being except by virtue of the goodness and the will of the Creator. Christ's atonement, offsetting Adam's transgression, brought redemption from the fall, nullifying its evil results, conserving its good results, and making them effectual for man's eternal welfare. The following are what have been immediately borrowed from Paradin; but it is also proper to state that the torch and the hand issuing from a cloud are to be found in Whitney's Emblems , 1586, 4to. He had himself made an experiment on him, and took to witness St. The Inclined Plane. [149] Ch. SCENE 3.

It has been cultivated, on the one hand, by profound thinkers, especially mathematicians, who have worked out innumerable theorems, but have never submitted them to the test of experiment; and on the other, by uneducated charlatans who, despising the abstractions of science, have made the most ridiculous attempts at a practical solution of the problem. xiii. These public readings were attended with various success; the audiences were generally small, but always respectable; and the readings were probably more useful to myself than to my hearers. He appealed to St. are made, seems therefore to have been borrowed from the chaplet of rosaries in question. If the door should stick you might not be found until the hotel got worried about your bill, when perhaps it would be too late. Full length portraits in his offices of Generals Pershing, Bliss and Petain. Mr. If we examine narrowly these stories of spectres who watch over treasures, we shall doubtless find, as here, a great deal of superstition, deception, and fancy. Lord Howard, in his Defensative against the poyson of supposed prophecies , 1583, 4to, says that " the marie-golde dooth close and open with the sunne, &c." SCENE 3. for 'tis The royal disposition of that beast, To prey on nothing that doth seem as dead. The youthful Milton was sensitive to many attractions which he afterwards came to look upon with stern disapproval. For, First , They show that the Author of nature is not indifferent to virtue and vice. Also wouldn't consider it decent of him out of doors not to "wear" his stag-handled cane. and C. 52. It is old ulcers alone which are difficult to manage, and the cause is obvious. It is said of Moliere, that before he would suffer a new play of his to be acted, he read it to an old woman, and judged, by the effect it had upon her, what reception it would meet with on the stage. You then have no anxiety, and little work. Lord Verulam, in his Essay on usury, speaking of the witty invectives that men have made against usury, states one of them to be "that usurers should have orange-tawny bonnets , because they do Judaize ." SCENE 3. For reported it is that long since in the Sabines countrey, one Antion Coratius had a cow, which grew to be exceeding faire and woonderfull bigge withall above any other: and a certeine wizard or soothsaier came unto him and said: How predestined it was that the citie which sacrificed that cow unto Diana in the mount Aventine , english history should become most puissant and rule all Italy : This Coratius therefore came to Rome of a deliberate purpose to sacrifice the said cow accordingly: but a certaine houshold servant that he had, gave notice secretly unto king Servius Tullius of this prediction delivered by the abovesaid soothsaier: whereupon Servius acquainted the priest of Diana , Cornelius , with the matter: and therefore when Antion Coratius presented himselfe for to performe his sacrifice, Cornelius advertised him, first to goe downe into the river, there to wash; for that the custome and maner of those that sacrificed was so to doe: now whiles Antion was gone to wash himselfe in the river, Servius steps into his place, prevented his returne, sacrificed the cow unto the goddesse, and nailed up the hornes when he had so done, within her temple. She and the lady he had seen at the theatre were one and the same person. In english history those days London was a walled town of not more than 125,000 inhabitants. xviii. The more modern French term in falconry for pursuing the game is charrier . One of them, Dr. We have seen provinces over-run with flagellants, and now none of them remain except in the brotherhoods of penitents which are still found in several parts. He says so many people have slipped on our hill that next week the railroad is going to install a free coach service. "If the second be pronounced thus, the verse will be degraded into hobbling prose."----Sheridan's Art of Reading. And experience, the present case does not admit of. In general, milk, soups, and jellies, answer best. Page 119. It is an offense so heinous that the sinner cannot repent. N. 2.) One person’s sufferings often tend to relieve another. The weakest feature of “The Rivals” is the underplot, the love affairs of Faulkland and Julia. But this is far from the case. It is a very ancient opinion that the bodies of the excommunicated do not decompose; it appears in the Life of St Libentius, Archbishop of Bremen, who died on the 4th of January, 1013. Thus a man determines that he will look at an object through a microscope; or being lame, that he will walk to such a place with a staff, a week hence. One of the oldest instances I remark of persons thus raised from the ground without any one touching them, is that of St. I do not see any possible fault in the above figures. chap. Ut taceam omnem ex firmis aliis partibus praestandum motum, ob harum rerum destructionem plenissime cessare. So firm, indeed, was the conviction of this in the days of the Talmud, that when goods were found which no owner claimed, the common saying was, Put them by till Elijah comes."--"Hours with the Bible," Vol. Footnotes: [596] August. The President himself has openly announced something like a design of forcibly suppressing a Congress elected by the same votes and secured by the same guaranties that elected him to his place and secure him in it,--a Congress whose validity he has acknowledged by sending in his messages to it, by signing its bills, and by drawing his pay under its vote; and yet thinking men are not to be allowed to doubt the propriety of leaving the gravest measure that ever yet came up for settlement by the country to a party and a man so reckless as these have shown themselves to be. =2.= Our relations to Christ being made known, our religious regard to him is an evident obligation. Mr. CHAPTER VII. FIG. 120.--The same cane with a flexible elastic curtain or fringe added to it. The author of these remarks, pursuing the opinions of others, had already offered another explanation, viz. In The winter's tale , Act V. In submitting to a council of the principal ministers of state the English projet of a treaty studied above, he said that it was advisable to consider first the relations of Spain with the principal courts of Europe. BIRON.

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