The United Service Magazine, Τόμος 3;Τόμος 106,Σελίδα 3

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H. Colburn, 1864
 

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Σελίδα 99 - Though justice be thy plea, consider this, That, in the course of justice, none of us Should see salvation: we do pray for mercy; And that same prayer doth teach us all to render The deeds of mercy.
Σελίδα 183 - Thy right hand, O Lord, is become glorious in power : thy right hand, O Lord, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.
Σελίδα 54 - In Mathematics he was greater Than Tycho Brahe or Erra Pater; For he by geometric scale Could take the size of pots of ale; Resolve by sines and tangents straight If bread or butter wanted weight; And wisely tell what hour o' th' day The clock does strike, by algebra.
Σελίδα 494 - Gul in her bloom ; Where the citron and olive are fairest of fruit, And the voice of the nightingale never is mute ; Where the tints of the earth, and the hues of the sky, In colour though varied, in beauty may vie, And the purple of ocean is deepest in dye...
Σελίδα 22 - God speed him ! For my own part, I fear I should never so find the way : let me be wise and religious, but let me be MAN ; wherever Thy Providence places me, or whatever be the road I take to...
Σελίδα 126 - The Queen has been graciously pleased to signify her intention to confer the decoration of the Victoria Cross...
Σελίδα 11 - With some persons the first effect of this tattooing is to produce a considerable amount of fever, from the irritation caused by the punctures, especially so with the ladies, from the extent of surface thus rendered sore. To allay this irritation, they are generally obliged to remain for a few days in a case of vegetable matter, which is plastered all over them in the form of a sort of green poultice.
Σελίδα 211 - We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow ; Our wiser sons no doubt will think us so.
Σελίδα 371 - Alps, it collects all the clouds which float over the plains from the W. and N. ; and it is remarked that almost all the storms which burst upon the lake of Lucerne gather and brew on its summit. This almost perpetual assembling of clouds was long attributed by the superstitious to the unquiet spirit still hovering round the sunken body, which, when disturbed by any intruder...
Σελίδα 11 - ... which were to be of equal length. Her design being thus completed, she worked away on it with her pin, which she dug in as far as the thin part would enter, keeping the supply of blacking sufficient, and going over the same ground repeatedly to ensure regularity and unity in the lines. With some persons, the first effect of this tattooing is to produce a considerable amount of fever, from the irritation caused by the punctures; especially so with the ladies, from the extent of surface thus rendered...

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