want!--between those two opposites oscillated every day of the last years of the Duchesse d'Abrantes; the exterior and visible portion of that life arranged itself well or ill, as it best could, in the middle,--now apparently colored by splendor, and now degraded by distress; but at bottom the existence was unvaryingly what I state."
But father's motto was--'Better wear out than rust out,'--so I keep at work."
She knows me jolly well,--better than you do, most worthy padre-elect.
"The arrows now flew thicker than rain before the wind; fast sped the shafts that the English call 'wibetes.'
"But,--as to that cup-board over there,--Sheraton, I think,--what might you suppose it to be worth,--betwixt friends, now?"
XIX.--Between Pompey's and Caesar's camp there was only the river Apsus, and the soldiers frequently conversed with each other; and by a private arrangement among themselves, no weapons were thrown during their conferences.
The form of the name Ysabeta aptly illustrates the transition that seems so strange from Elizabeth into the Isabel that the Spaniards made of it.
XXIV.--BETWEEN THE LINES XXV.--PHANTASMAGORIA XXVI.--IN THE UNION LINES XXVII.--"THE ABSENT ARE ALWAYS IN THE WRONG" XXVIII.--THE WORLD WENT VERY ILL THEN XXIX.--A WOMAN'S REASON XXX.--A GAME OF CHANCE XXXI.--TWO BLADES OF THE SAME STEEL XXXII.--THE LOST CARIBEES XXXIII.--FATHER ABRAHAM'S JOKE BOOK I. THE CARIBEES.
....adjoining ... wide ... adjoining ... a field in great measure ... Zirbet-u-Alzu ... and for the days to come he has given ... this table ... sin-idin ... son of Tuklat-habal-Marduk, Governor of the town of Nisin.
Geisterkenntnis in glücklichen und ernsten Stunden des Lebens, eine Zeitbetrachtung.
20.--Cobbett, who, though he wrote several grammars, was but a very superficial grammarian, seems never to have doubted the propriety of putting with for and; and yet he was confessedly not a little puzzled to find out when to use a singular, and when a plural verb, after a nominative with such "a sort of addition made to it."
13.--Between, or betwixt, is used in reference to two things or parties; among, or amongst, amid, or amidst, in reference to a greater number, or to something by which an other may be surrounded: as, "Thou pendulum betwixt a smile and tear.
17.--Cobbett, in a long paragraph, (the 245th of his English Grammar,) stoutly denies that any relative pronoun can ever be the nominative to a verb; and, to maintain this absurdity, he will have the relative and its antecedent to be always alike in case, the only thing in which they are always independent of each other.
35.--Between a portion of time and its correlative action, passion, or being, the possessive relation is interchangeable; so that either term may be the principal, and either, the adjunct: as, "Three years' hard work," or, "Three years of hard work."
15:20 So Benhadad hearkened unto king Asa, and sent the captains of the hosts which he had against the cities of Israel, and smote Ijon, and Dan, and Abelbethmaachah, and all Cinneroth, with all the land of Naphtali.
6.--Cobbett also--while he approves of such English as, "He, with them, are able to do much," for, "He and they are able to do much"--condemns expressly every possible example in which the verb has not a full and explicit concord with each of its nominatives, if they are connected by or or nor.
How friendly in thee, thus to abet the favourite purpose of my heart!--nor can it be a disgrace to me, to permit such a lady to be called by my name!--nor shall I be at all concerned about the world's censure, if I live to the years of discretion, which thou mentionest, should I be taken in, and prevailed upon to tread with her the good old path of my ancestors.
In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abethdin With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbribed, unsought, the wretched to redress; 190 Swift of despatch, and easy of access.
Quivi fe' ben de le sue prove eccelse; Ch'un alto pine al primo crollo svelse; E svelse dopo il primo altri parecchi, Come tosser finocchi, ebuli o aneti; E fe' il simil di querce e d'olmi vecchi, Di faggi e d' orni e d' illici a d' abeti; Quel ch'un uccellator, the s'apparecchi Il campo mondo, fa, per por le reti, De i giunchi e de le stoppie e de l'urtiche, Facchi de cerri e d' altre piante antiche.
The charge of abetment in Kidd's misdeeds was too useful a weapon to be neglected, so it was added to the list of accusations against them.
So passed the day,--Miss Prissy busily chattering, clipping, basting,--Mary patiently trying on to an unheard-of extent,--and Mrs. Scudder's neat room whipped into a perfect froth and foam of gauze, lace, artificial flowers, linings, and other aids, accessories, and abetments.
Further, when cruelty is the spirit of the law towards a proscribed class, when it legalizes great outrages upon them, it connives at, and abets greater outrages, and is virtually an accomplice of all who perpetrate them.
That all and every Jesuitt preist and other person or persons who have receaved orders from the Pope or Sea of Rome, or any authoritie from the same, that have any wayes contrived, advised, counselled, promoted, continued, countenanced, ayded, assisted or abetted, or at any time hereafter shall any wayes contriue, advise, councell, promote, continue, countenance, ayde, assist or abett the Rebellion or warre in Ireland, or any the murthers, or massacres, robberies, or violences, comitted against ye Protestants, English, or others there, be excepted from pardon for life and estate.
We regard his book, indeed, as a public nuisance; and would willingly trample it down by one short movement of contempt and indignation, had we not reason to apprehend, that it was abetted by patrons who are entitled to a more respectful remonstrance, and by admirers who may require a more extended exposition of their dangers.
He then told him, that tho' the King his master was looked upon as an abetter of his enemy, yet he could not help demonstrating his regard to him, by making him a present of a rich jewel of diamonds, worth more than ten thousand pounds.
In this respect, the Medici, and their abetters of the fifteenth century, discharged a portion of the debt which they had incurred to humanity.
Besides, how am I to put the Bustler into the ring on Wednesday if he's jugged by the beak for aidin' and abettin' a prisoner of war?
But I am guiltie of abetting him, Contrarie to his Maiestie's Edict, And therefore death is meritorious.
They represented "how much the honor and justice of his Majesty was concerned, and how ill his Sacred Majesty would resent such horrid and detestable concealments and abettings of such traitors and regicides as they were, and asked him whether he would honor and obey the King or no in this affair, and set before him the danger which by law is incurred by any one that conceals or abets traitors; to which the Deputy Leete answered, 'We honor his Majesty, but we have tender consciences'; to which we replied, that we believed that he knew where they were, and only pretended tenderness of conscience for a refusal.... We told them that for their respect to two traitors they would do themselves injury, and possibly ruin themselves and the whole Colony of New Haven."
One of the physicians who was an abettor of the tragedy on the Brassos, in which a slave was tortured to death, and another so that he barely lived, (see Rev. Mr. Smith's testimony, p. 102.)
Even John Quincy Adams justified his acts in Florida, when his enemies were loud in their complaints of his needless executions, especially of two British traders, Arbuthnot and Ambruter, whom he had court-martialled and shot as abettors of the Indians.
Lasset uns anbeten, Und in Erfurcht vor ihn treten; Gott ist in der mitten!
It would be as nothing compared with that coming scene between himself and aunt Polly, perhaps between himself and his uncle Babington, or perhaps,--worse again,--between himself and Julia!
Macbeth.--In this hour, at most, I will advise you where to plant yourselves; Acquaint you with the perfect spy o'th'time, The moment on't; for't must be done to-night, And something from the palace.-- What is meant by the spy of the time, it will be found difficult to explain; and, therefore, sense will be cheaply gained by a slight alteration.--Macbeth is assuring the assassins that they shall not want directions to find Banquo, and, therefore, says, I will-- Acquaint you with a perfect spy o'th'time.
in horum quatuor generum nullo inesse putat; quintum genus adhibet vacans nomine.
Huic mandato nostro et insigni fidem adhibete.
Deum in consilium adhibeto.
ix, 1: Farreo convenit uxor in manum certis verbis et testibus X praesentibus et sollemni sacrificio facto, in quo panis quoque farreus adhibetur.
It was there probably that men first followed the course of the stars; it was there that they first distinguished and expressed in writing the sounds of language; it was there that they began to reflect on time and space and on the powers at work in nature: the earliest traces of astronomy and chronology, of the alphabet, and of weights and measures, point to that region.
FIRST FOOTMAN We don't chuse to serve Mr. H. SECOND FOOTMAN Nor any Mr. or Squire in the alphabet---- FIRST FOOTMAN That lives in Chris-cross Row.
Phoenician was spoken and written at the courts of the Nomad sheiks, and the more civilized native tribes adopted for their language the Phoenician alphabet;(4) to Phoenicise them completely suited neither the genius of the nation nor the policy of Carthage.
Illustration: QUANTITIES OF THE TYPE FOUND IN A PRINTING-OFFICE Calculation made by Morse to aid him in simplifying alphabet CHAPTER XXIV OCTOBER 3, 1837--MAY 16, 1838 The Caveat.--Work at Morristown.--Judge Vail.--First success.--Resolution in Congress regarding telegraphs.--Morse's reply.--Illness.--Heaviness of first instruments.--Successful exhibition in Morristown.--Exhibition in New York University.--First use of Morse alphabet.--Change from first form of alphabet to present form.--Trials of an inventor.--Dr.
So universal is the dot-and-line alphabet,--for Bain's is on the same principle as Morse's.
To this came the answer, slowly rapped out, on calling over the alphabet,--"He is living!"
The alphabetic, whereby children were taught the letter names and then memorised the spelling of each single word, has no supporters.
Arrangement is alphabetical under the name of the author or issuing body or, in the case of serials and certain other works, by title.
Your Hierogliphick was the Egiptian wisdome, your Hebrew was the Cabala, your Roman had your Simball or impresse; but they are now obsolete, your embleme trite and conspicuous, your invention of Character and Alphabeticall key tedious and not delightfull, your motto or rebus too open and demonstrative: but the science and curiosity of your Colours in Ribbands is not only instructive but an ornament and the nearest Comentator of Love; for as Love is entertain'd first by the eye, or, to speake more plaine, as the object affected is tooke in first by these opticks which receive the species of the thing colord & beautifide, so it is answerable to nature that in the progresse of our passion we should distinguish by our eye the change or constancy of our affections in apt and significant colours.