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Aristarchus is said to have combated (280 B.C.) the geocentric theory so generally received by philosophers, and to have promulgated the hypothesis "that the fixed stars and the sun are immovable; that the earth is carried round the sun in the circumference of a circle of which the sun is the centre; and that the sphere of the fixed stars, having the same centre as the sun, is of such magnitude that the orbit of the earth is to the distance of the fixed stars as the centre of the sphere of the fixed stars is to its surface."
"Would you like--I've found--I should like you to have that, too,--a garnet geode from Feather--Cap?"
Evans, lecturer Examinations Exhibitions and prizes Exodus of the Israelites Eye, defects of Eye, estate at Fallows, astronomer Faraday Farish Farr Fellowship Field Fisher Fishmongers' Company Fletcher, Isaac, M.P. Floating Island, Derwentwater Fluid telescope, Barlow's Foley Forbes, Prof. J.D. Foster, Messrs Fox, Alfred Freedom of the City of London Freemantle, Sir T. French, Dr Friends, Personal friends at Cambridge Fries, Prof. Galbraith Galle Galvanic communication, Time-signals, Clocks, and Registration (see also Earth currents) Gambard Gas Act Gauss Gautier Geodesy Geology Geological Society Germany Gibson, pupil Gilbert, Messrs Gilbert, Davies Gill, astronomer Gladstone, W.E. Glaisher, assistant Glasgow Observatory Gordon Gosset Goulburn, Chancellor of the Exchequer Gould, Dr B.A. Goussel Graduation of circles Grant, of Glenmoriston Great Circle sailing (see Navigation) Great Eastern (see Ships) Great Exhibition Great Gable Green, Commander U.S.N. Greenwich Greenwich Observatory, before his appointment as Astronomer Royal Greenwich Observatory: Appointment as Astronomer Royal, and subsequently as Visitor Buildings and grounds in, Instruments Assistants Computations Papers and manuscripts (arrangement of) Estimates Printed Observations Visitations and Reports General Gresswell Groombridge's Catalogue (see Stars) Guest, Caius College Haarlem Hall, Col.
"--"I had been writing strongly to Maclear on the delays in publishing both the geodetic work and the Star Catalogue at the Cape of Good Hope: he resolves to go on with these works.
"I had much work in connection with the Cape of Good Hope Observatory, chiefly relating to the instrumental equipment and to the geodetical work.
It was geodiferous for sixty feet, then lies sixty-five, then a carbonate of lime eight feet, at which depth the effort was relinquished unsuccessfully.--Historical and Scientific Sketches of Michigan.
Hence, Goethe declares that if we had to depend for our life upon the favor of others, we should never have lived at all; from their desire to appear important themselves, people gladly ignore our very existence:-- Haette ich gezaudert zu werden, Bis man mir's Leben geoegnut, Ich waere noch nicht auf Erden, Wie ihr begreifen koennt, Wenn ihr seht, wie sie sich geberden, Die, um etwas zu scheinen, Mich gerne mochten verneinen.
FERRIS (GEO.T.) The Great Violinists and Pianists.
A strong head wind during the first part--5 miles (geo.)--then a snowstorm.
Solar, geothermal and other renewable energy sources are quite ready for deployment in a wide variety of applications.
To the west again of Bizantium, quite to the salt mere of the Arzuges; this nation has to the east the Syrtes Majores, with the land of Rogathite; and to the south the Natabres, Geothulas, and Garamantes, quite to the sea of Bizantium.
But our object does not require us to attempt to trace the history of these nations, under their various appellations of Huns, Topa, Geougen, Turks, Chozars, and others, till the establishment of the vast empire of Zingis connected the history and devastating conquests of the Tartars with the affairs of modern Europe.
Eou is a combination of vowels sometimes heard in one syllable, especially after c or g; as in crus-ta-ceous, gor-geous.
I'm quite ready to be disciplined, and quite willing not to see anybody named George-- ever!
You couldn't help it; I know it was my own fault, and this-- this is the dreadful punishment--g-glued to a t-table top--with a man named George----" "What!!!"
"Jack will explain his own meaning," returned Mr. Effingham, "and he has stopped the other carriage, and alighted with Sir George,--a hint, I fancy, that we are to follow their example."
George.--Almost nothing, my prince.
George.--And now--I may be killed.
"I should like to see one of these Hajjis," cried Sir George.--"Are they of both sexes?"
She looked at him for a moment in silence, and then her most mischievous smile dawned in Betty's eyes as she hid Geoffery's little knot of ribbon in her gown.
George.--Better than I studied.
I clasped my arms about her--the first and last time I've had a chance, by George!--but she sprang away with a laugh: 'No, you shall not be petted for being bad.
George.--But you omitted to say that the roof fell in and that a spar struck your hand.
Petronius calleth this passion amantium furiosum aemulationem, a furious emulation; and their symptoms are well expressed by Sir Geoffrey Chaucer in his first Canterbury Tale.
George.--Did you not tell me that she is not ill?
George.--Do not approach me.
A more brilliant circle than ever assembled at the Hotel de Rambouillet met in the salons of Madame Geoffrin and Madame de Tencin and Madame du Deffand and Madame Necker, to discuss theories of government, political economy, human rights,--in fact, every question which moves the human mind.
--Wreck of the Royal George.--Eddystone Lighthouse CHAPTER III.
exclaimed Mr. Walters, after looking at the card, "I know the fellow,--George Stevens, 'Slippery George,'--every one knows him, and can speak no good of him either.
John Pringle, Georgefield.
'--Catherine Hyde, Duchess of Queensberry.--Anecdote of Lady Granville.--Kitty Clive.--Death of Horatio Walpole.--George, third Earl of Orford.--A Visit to Houghton.--Family Misfortunes.--Poor Chatterton.--Walpole's Concern with Chatterton.-- Walpole in Paris.--Anecdote of Madame Geoffrin.--'Who's that Mr. Walpole?'-- The Miss Berrys.--Horace's two 'Straw Berries.
George.--Frankly speaking, as I do not know what will become of me, and whether in an hour I shall be alive or not, I came to have one more look at her.
At a meeting of the Academy of Sciences in Paris, on the 2nd of July last, M. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire observed that naturalists were wrong in supposing that there was only one species of the camelopard.
But George!--he had adventures every week.
It is highly probable that this gentleman was father to our Geoffry, and the supposition is strengthened by Chaucer's first application, after leaving the university and inns of law, being to the Court; nor is it unlikely that the service of the father should recommend the son.
George.--He is going away. (
Prince (looking at George).--He will also be necessary to Pretwic.
The Plot from Geofrey of Monmouth.
"MY DEAR GEORGE, (her dear George!)--How I wish I could be with you, to rejoice over your success!
George.--How often the best student, Jozwowicz, helped Pretwic with his exercises.