Why have we none for books, those spiritual repasts--a grace before Milton--a grace before Shakspeare--a devotional exercise proper to be said before reading the Fairy Queen?--but, the received ritual having prescribed these forms to the solitary ceremony of manducation, I shall confine my observations to the experience which I have had of the grace, properly so called; commending my new scheme for extension to a niche in the grand philosophical, poetical, and perchance in part heretical, liturgy, now compiling by my friend Homo Humanus, for the use of a certain snug congregation of Utopian Rabelaesian Christians, no matter where assembled.
DANAE LAURUS (syn D. racemosa and Ruscus racemosus).--Alexandrian Laurel.
To rake," which is applied to spars, is from the Saxon racian, to incline;--"to steeve," which is applied to the bowsprit, and often pronounced "stave," is from the Italian stivare.
Their 'Racovian Catechism' was translated into different languages, and early found its way into England.
WISE, Francis, Radclivian Librarian, account of him, i. 275, n. 4; Johnson visits him at Elsfield, i. 273; mentioned, i. 278-9, 282, 289, 322.
Slanderous tongues, Voltairians--who is sheltered from the stings of that race of vipers?--slanderous tongues affirmed that beneath this Rabelaisian exterior, he was profoundly vicious, artful, and hypocritical.
These merry men attended to business affairs for a few hours of mornings, unless the night before had been devoted too arduously to Bacchus, and the remainder of the day they surrendered to clinking glasses, converse, Rabelasian tales, and flirting with the gay Tahitian women in the cinemas or at dances.
said Mr. Alford; "I sh'd think he'd dream of the 'Rabian Nights."
Turbando el profundo silencio que me rodeaba, habia oido como un ruido de hierros, que se removian y chocaban al unirse entre las sombras.
The silicious particles which constitute this mud, are derived, in part, from the diatomaceous plants and radiolarian animals which throng the surface, and, in part, from the spicula of sponges which live at the bottom.
Professor Bianconi, who has treated the questions connected with the Texts of Polo with honest enthusiasm and laborious detail, will admit nothing genuine in the Ramusian interpolations beyond the preservation of some oral traditions of Polo's supplementary recollections.
réafian, to despoil.
He then asked the King to swear a peace on the proposed basis: (i) The faithful execution of the treaty of Conflans; (2) the abolition of the jurisdiction of the Parliament of Paris over Flanders; (3) the surrender of all regalian rights in Picardy; (4) the release of the Duke from all fealty to the King if the treaty was in any way infringed or imperfectly executed.
119-120 Los astros menores de esta brillante constelacion, formando un dorado semicirculo en torno de ambos galanes, reian y esforzaban las delicadas burlas; y la hermosa, objeto de aquel torneo de palabras, aprobaba con una imperceptible sonrisa los conceptos escogidos o llenos de intencion, que, ora salian de los labios de sus adoradores, como una ligera onda de perfume que halagaba su vanidad, ora partian como una saeta aguda que iba a buscar para clavarse en el, el punto mas vulnerable del contrario, su amor propio.
And for this cause, the Ragusian commonwealth, Switzers, and the united provinces, in all their aristocracies, or democratical monarchies, (if I may so call them,) exclude all these degrees of hereditary honours, and will admit of none to bear office, but such as are learned, like those Athenian Areopagites, wise, discreet, and well brought up.
rárian, to lament loudly, to bellow.
Marius utterly crushes the Cimbri on the Raudian Fields, after they had previously defeated the proconsul Lutatius Catulus.
Estos se reducian a formar una banda de jovenes de buen humor, despreocupados y poco temerosos del peligro, que desde alli en adelante vivirian alegremente del producto de su valor y a costa del pais, hasta tanto que Dios se sirviera disponer de cada uno de ellos conforme a su voluntad, segun hoy a mi me sucede.
regnian (also rignan, rínan), see Sievers,92.
Una tromba de chispas rojas, verdes y azules danzaba en la cuspide de sus encendidas lenguas, y se retorcian crujiendo como si una legion de diablos, cabalgando sobre ellas, pugnasen por libertar a su senor de aquel tormento.
Una noche obscura, muy obscura, en que no se oia ni un rumor en la tierra ni brillaba un solo astro en el cielo, los senores de la fortaleza, engreidos por una reciente victoria, se repartian el botin, y ebrios con el vapor de los licores en mitad de la loca y estruendosa orgia, entonaban sacrilegos cantares en loor de su infernal patrono.
A pesar de todos los cuentos que aproposito de la armadura se fraguaron, y que en voz baja se repetian unos a otros los habitantes de los alrededores, no pasaban de cuentos, y el unico mas positivo que de ellos resulto, se redujo entonces a una dosis de miedo mas que regular, que cada uno de por si se esforzaba en disimular lo posible, haciendo, como decirse suele, de tripas corazon.
Las luces del altar, reflejandose en las mil facetas de sus diamantes, se reproducian de una manera prodigiosa.
In fact, the demonstration became so uproarious that some measure of it was open to suspicion, especially as hisses of reptilian venomousness were commingled with it, and also a hoarse but vociferous repetition of the dastard words, "Carrie dances ROTTEN!"
iQue dulces eran aquellas lagrimas que nos prestaba el rocio de la noche y que resplandecian con todos los colores del iris a la primera luz de la aurora!
And, though already burdened with a heavy war in the Netherlands, he sent fresh troops into the Tyrol, and the forces of the Swabian League advanced and hemmed in Switzerland from the Grison Pass, near Luziensteig, between the Rhetian mountains and Germany, along the Lake of Constance and the Rhine, as far as Basel.
La voz de la tia Casca, aguda y estridente, dominaba el tumulto de todas las otras voces que se reunian para acusarla, dandole en el rostro con sus delitos, y siempre gimiendo, siempre sollozando, seguia poniendo a Dios y a los santos Patronos del lugar por testigos de su inocencia.
It springs out of the Rhaetian Alps, in the western borders of Switzerland, and the northern of the Grisons, from two springs which unite near Coire, and falls into the Meuse and the German Ocean, by two mouths, whence Virgil calls it Rhenus bicornis.
Antiphon the Rhamnusian, one of Plutarch's ten orators, advertised in Athens, "that he would cure distempers of the mind with words."
But after the winds had driven me, on my departure from Sicily, to Leucopetra, which is a promontory of the Rhegian district, I went up the gulf from that point, with the view of crossing over.
On the north side of the peristyle is a double portico containing the exedrae, or seats of the sophists, where each most cunning rhetorician delivered his opinions ex cathedra, and lay in wait for any passer whom he could insnare into an argument.
as Teald (G. T.), Ceabo for Teabo (Pauthier), Odoaldo (Crusca), and in the Riccardian as Thebaldus de Vice-comitibus de Placentia, which corresponds to Ramusio's version.
Rian James (A); 16Sep59; R242303.
The black hand-bag that had always accompanied her on her journeys had been replaced by a gold-meshed one of showy richness,--Australian gold of a greenish tone like an overlay of Florentine bronze.
And Green, the Rhodesian sergeant who had been brought in, almost in extremis, with blackwater.
Compare the sea-laws of our Navy with the Roman and Rhodian ocean ordinances; compare them with the “Consulate of the Sea;” compare them with the Laws of the Hanse Towns; compare them with the ancient Wisbury laws.
F. Howitt, William Hucknall Torkard, church Hudibras Hunt, John Hunt, Leigh Ilissus Ilium Island, The Italy Ithaca Jackson, Mr., a pugilist Janina Jeffrey Jones (tutor) Journal (Byron's) Juliet, story of Jungfrau Juvenilia Keats Kemble, Frances Ann, memoirs of Kennedy, Dr. Kharyati Kinnaird, Douglas Kirkby Mallory Lalla Rookh Lamb, Lady Caroline La Mira Landlord, Tales of a Landor Lanfranchi Lara Lausanne Lavender, a quack Lee, Harriet Leeds, Duke of Leghorn Leigh, Colonel Leigh, Mrs. (poet's sister Augusta) Loman, Lake Lepanto Lewis Liberal, the Lido Lion (pet dog) Lisbon Lisle, Rouget de Loch Leven Locke Lockhart London Londonderry, Lord Long, Edward Noel Longman Loughborough Lucca Lucifer Lushington, Dr. Macaulay Mackenzie (the Man of Feeling) Mafra Magellan, Straits of Mallet Malta Mandeville, Sir John Manfred criticism of Mansel, Dr. Lort Marathon Marilyn, Mrs. Marina Faliero criticism of Marius Marlowe Martineau, Miss Matlock Matthews, C.S. Mavrocordatos, Prince Alexander Mayor, Dr. Mazeppa Mazzini Medora (daughter of Mrs. Leigh) Medwin, Captain Meister, Wilhelm Melbourne Memoirs (Byron's) Mesolonghi Milan Milbanke, Sir Ralph Milligen (a physician) Milton Moore Morea Morgan, Lady Morgantc Maggiore Murray, Joe (butler) Murray, John Musters Napier, Colonel Naples Napoleon Newark Newbury, battle of Nowstead Noel, Lady Norton, Mrs. Nottingham Odysseus Ossington Oxford Paganini Parisina Parker, Margaret, intimacy with Parr, Dr. Parry (engineer) Parthenon Paterson (a tutor) Patras Peel, Sir Robert Peloponnesus Pentelicus Persia Petrarch Philopoemen Pigot Pisa Plato's Glaucus Pleasures of Hope Po (river) Polidori Pope Porson, 39 Power, Miss Prometheus Pulci Quarterly Review Rambler Raphael Ravenna Regent, the Regillus Reid, Dr. Rejected Addresses Revolution, the French Rhine Rhoetian hill Richter Robinson, Crabb Rochdale Rochester Rogers, Samuel, (poet) Rogers (tutor) Roman Catholic Emancipation, speech on behalf of Roman Catholic religion Rome Ross (a tutor) Rossina Rousseau Rubens Rushton, Robert Ruskin Russell, Lord John Russia Ruthyn, Lord Grey de Sainte Beuve Santa Croce Saragassa, Maid of Sardanapalus Saturday Review Schlegel, F. Scotland, allusions to Scott, Sir Walter Seaham Segati, Mariana, intimacy with Seville Shakespeare Shelley Shelley, Mrs. Shepherd, Mrs., letter of Sheridan Siddons, Mrs. Sinclair, George, friend of Byron Sligo, Marquis of Smith, Mrs. Spencer ("Florence") Smith, Sir Henry Smyrna Socrates Soraete Southey Southwell Spain Spectator Spencer, Earl Spenser Spielberg Spinoza Stael, Madame de Stanhope, Colonel Stanhope, Lady Hester Staubbach Stendhal Stephen, Leslie Stromboli Suliotes Swift Swinstead Switzerland Taafe Taine Tasso Tavell (a tutor) Telegrapho(newspaper) Tennant Tennyson Tepaleni Thackeray Thebes Theresa (Maid of Athens) Thorwaldsen Tickhill Titian Trelawny Turkey Tusculum University training Vampire, The Vanessa Vathi Venice Verona "Victory," the Vision of Judgment Voltaire "Wager," the Waltz, The, Washington Waterloo Watkins, Dr. John Wellington Wengern Werner West (artist) Westminster Abbey Wildman Williams, Captain Wingfield, John Woodhouselee, Lord Wordsworth World Wycliffe York Yussuf Pasha Zante Zitza THE END.
As an example of Lady Mary's skill in narrative, her account of the Richardsonian adventure is well worth reprinting.
rícsian (ríxian); cp.
The Rifian.--"Christian, Engleez, come to our mountains.
Between the fifth and the ninth centuries we get the Visigothic, Burgundian, Salic, Ripuarian, Alemannic, Lombardian, Bavarian, Frisian, Saxon, and Thuringian law books.
As for the accumulation of large masses of the combustible in certain regions and its entire absence in others belonging to the same formation, that is attributed, now to the presence of immense forests growing upon a low, damp soil, exposed to alternate rising and sinking, and whose debris kept on accumulating during the periods of upheaval, under the influence of a powerful vegetation, and now to the transportation of plants of all sorts, that had been uprooted in the riparian forests by torrents and rivers, to lakes of wide extent or to estuaries.
rókian; also, AS. *
rícsian (ríxian); cp.
I liked best "The Future Mrs. 'Awkins," with its taking tune, and "My Old Dutch," which revealed powers that, I should think, would come out grandly in Robsonian parts, such as "The Porter's Knot." "