A.--Anthracite consists almost entirely of carbon, having 91 per cent.
* * * * * AL AARAAF.
The villa is almost intact, very strongly built of purplish marble, though small, and very like a Western house, with shingles, and three gables, so that I think it must have been the yali of some Englishman, for it contains a number of English books, though the only body I saw there was what looked like an Aararat Kurd, with spiral string wound down his turban, yellow ankle-pantaloons, and flung red shoulder-cloak; and all in the heavily-wooded park, and all about the low rock-steps up the hill, profusions of man-dragora; and from the rock-steps to the house a narrow long avenue of acacias, mossy underfoot, that mingle overhead, the house standing about four yards from the edge of the perpendicular sea-cliff, whence one can see the Speranzas main top-mast, and broken mizzen-mast-head, in her quiet haven.
was shown the ruins of the little castle of Habsburg, which is still to be seen crowning a low height, in the canton of Aarraw, Switzerland, he observed, "I now see that we have not always been a great family."
There is Coleridge, at his will can conjure up icy domes, and pleasure-houses for Kubla Khan, and Abyssinian maids, and songs of Abara, and caverns, Where Alph, the sacred river, runs, to solace his night solitudes--when I cannot muster a fiddle.
Bomba the jungle boy in the swamp of death; or, The sacred alligators of Abarago.
Chi troppo abbraccia nulla stringe,' one gains nothing who grasps too much.
Quivi soleano al piu cocente giorno Stare abbracciati i duo felici amanti.
Footnote 5: "E' suoi capelli a se sciolse di testa, Che n'avea molti la dama gioconda; Ed, abbracciato il cavalier con festa, Tutto il coperse de la treccia bionda: Cosi, nascosi entrambi di tal vesta, Uscir' di quella fonte e la bell' onda."
Like the famous choral songs amongst the citizens of Abdera, nobody could hear it without a contagious desire for falling back into the agitating music of "Et interrogatum est a Toad-in-the-hole," &c. I enjoined vigilance upon my assessors, and the business of the evening proceeded.
While the kings of Aragon and Navarre promised to unite their forces with their brother of Castile to repel the common danger, great numbers of volunteers from Portugal and Southern France hastened to the general rendezvous at Toledo, the Pope ordered fasting, prayers, and processions to be made, to propitiate the favor of heaven, and to avert from Christendom the greatest danger that had threatened it since the days of the emir Abderahman.
Accordingly, when their emperor Abderames the second had the audaciousness to make this demand of me, instead of complying with it I ordered his ambassadors to be driven away with all imaginable ignominy, and would have condemned them to death, could I have done it without a manifest violation of the law of nations.
Time was, however, when the tale was fresh, and it runs this wise: Away back in the reign of Abderamus the Just, First Caliph of the West, Hafiz, a certain warlike Moor, amazed at the fertility of this region, established on the edge of the plateau a stronghold of surprising security.
Abderrahman fits out a fleet to resist the Danes who have infested the neighborhood of Cadiz and Seville.
Thus, in Latin, 'He had concealed the dagger,' would be, 'Pugionem abdiderat;' but, 'He had the dagger concealed,' would be, 'Pugionem abditum habebat.
The whole assumption of the wickedness of the Saracens, particularly of the then Saracen king of Spain, whom Pulci's authority, the pseudo-Archbishop Turpin, strangely called Marsilius, was nothing but a pious fraud; the pretended Marsilius having been no less a person than the great and good Abdoulrahmaun the First, who wrested the dominion of that country out of the hands of the usurpers of his family-rights.
She then delivered the letter, which was bound with a lock of the fair writer's hair, and the astonished Abdurachman perused the following:-- "Adored Youth, "I am passionately in love with you, and am sorry that you have been frustrated in your endeavours to take the castle.
This is not the work of men's hands,' exclaimed Sheikh Abdurrahman, who had galloped to the mound on the first news, 'but of those infidel giants of whom the Prophet, peace be with him!
Quatremere writes the Persian form of the name after Abdurrazzak as Kamtcheou, but I see that Erdmann writes it after Rashid, I presume on good grounds, as Ckamidschu, i.e. Kamiju or Kamichu.
50:11 And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This is a grievous mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was called Abelmizraim, which is beyond Jordan.
Thence I entered in succession the Hall of the Abencerrages, the Hall of the Two Sisters, the apartments of the Sultanas, the Mosque, and the Hall of the Ambassadors.
"Let's see e'er an Abencerrago fly a higher pitch.
Six Moorish striplings Tarfe sent In bold Abencerraje's train-- His kindred both in race and house-- To meet the leaguers on the plain.
Unmoved he in Granada saw What feuds between the foes The great Abencerrajes And the Andallas rose.
quoth Tom; "you forget that in the old times, if the Lord of Aberalva was responsible for his people, he had also by law the power of making them obey him."
Yea, also, they have hired from Carcarrow Church-town, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of music; for Frank has put down the old choir band at Aberalva,--another of his mistakes,--and there is but one fiddle and a clarionet now left in all the town.
Her deep melancholy was believed to be caused by some dark fate--by some agonising sympathy with evil-doers; and it was sometimes said in Aberalva,--"Don't do that, for poor Grace's sake.
Be she present or absent, all is one; "Et quamvis aberat placidae praesentia formae Quem dederat praesens forma, manebat amor."
For soldiers, however, who require this kind of diet little excursions to the seaside can always be arranged for with the C.O. *** At Aberavon the other day the son of an interned German was bitten by a dog which he had kicked by accident.
de victimis: amans Deum, sublimia petit, sumptis alis et in coelum recte volat, relicta terra, cupidus aberrandi cum sole, luna, stellarumque sacra militia, ipso Deo duce.
It was he who made the extraordinary discovery in a Patagonian cave of the still fresh fragments of skin and other remains of the mylodon, the aberrant horse known as the onohipidium, the huge South American tiger, and the macrauchenia, all of them extinct animals.
Multi ignobiles evasere ob vini potum, et (Austin) amissis honoribus profugi aberrarunt: many men have made shipwreck of their fortunes, and go like rogues and beggars, having turned all their substance into aurum potabile, that otherwise might have lived in good worship and happy estate, and for a few hours' pleasure, for their Hilary term's but short, or free madness, as Seneca calls it, purchase unto themselves eternal tediousness and trouble.
I subjoin a brief specimen of it:-- "Qui regis Hispanos, Superbos et vanos, Crudeles et insanos, Multum aberrasti, Cum tuos animasti, Et bellum inchoasti Contra Anglos animosos, Fortes et bellicosos, Nobiles et generosos.
On the contrary, just because the other elements are so strong that they can be trusted to take care of themselves, it is expedient to give special countenance to the intellectual habits, which alone can check and rectify the constantly aberrating tendencies of sentiment on the one side, and custom on the other.
The moral compasses that are too short for the aberration may be, must be, unequal to the orbit.
This clerical aberration,--for such it undoubtedly was in Sterling,--we have ascribed to Coleridge; and do clearly think that had there been no Coleridge, neither had this been,--nor had English Puseyism or some other strange enough universal portents been.
We, the "ten superior persons scattered through the universe" think these prose poems the concrete essence, the osmazome of literature, the essential oil of art, others, those in the stalls, will judge them to be the aberrations of a refined mind, distorted with hatred of the commonplace; the pit will immediately declare them to be nonsense, and will return with satisfaction to the last leading article in the daily paper.
Haec gens ipsa quidem prope internicione sublata est a Nasamonibus, qui nunc eas tenent sedes: genus tamen hominum ex his qui profugerant, aut cum pugnatum est, abfuerant, hodieque remanent in paucis.
En los anchurosos patios, alrededor de inmensas hogueras, y diseminados sin orden ni concierto, se veia una abigarrada multitud de pajes, soldados, ballesteros y gente menuda, quienes, estos aderezando sus corceles y sus armas y disponiendolos para el combate; aquellos saludando con gritos o blasfemias las inesperadas vueltas de la fortuna, personificada en los dados del cubilete, los otros repitiendo en coro el refran de un romance de guerra, que entonaba un juglar acompanado de la guzla; los de mas alla comprando a un romero conchas, cruces y cintas tocadas en el sepulcro de Santiago, o riendo con locas carcajadas de los chistes de un bufon, o ensayando en los clarines el aire belico para entrar en la pelea, propio de sus senores, o refiriendo antiguas historias de caballerias o aventuras de amor, o milagros recientemente acaecidos, formaban un infernal y atronador conjunto imposible de pintar con palabras.
According to the Catalogue, the following ores are found:--Variegated copper ore (cobre gris abigarrado), arsenious copper (c. gris arsenical), vitreous copper (c. vitreo), copper pyrites (pirita de cobre), solid copper (mata cobriza), and black copper (c. negro).
of abigarrar, flecked, variegated, motley.
And for Abindarraez, whose heart and valiant might, You praise and from the window watch, with rapturous delight----" The lady stopped, for at their feet knelt down the well-loved knight.
This gentleman, who was subsequently unrobed for immorality, charged both the ministers of the New Church party and all who listened to them, with the rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, and uttered language implying a wish that the earth would open its mouth and swallow them up.
Dicearchus, and some other, carp at Plato's majesty, that he would vouchsafe to indite such love toys: amongst the rest, for that dalliance with Agatho, "Suavia dans Agathoni, animam ipse in labra tenebam; Aegra etenim properans tanquam abitura fuit."
Footnote 111: 'The Test:' the Test Act, passed in 1672, enjoined the abjuration of the real presence in the sacrament.
Now, there being good reason for it, and no one in sight, she swore, and directed her abjurations against herself.
so abkratzen muessen mit Schimpf und Schande!"
Ob hanc causam mulieres ablegaram ne talia facerent; nos haec audientes erubuimus et destitimus a lachrymis.
We hurried over the Transit road as fast as the foot were able,--General Sanders, I recollect, riding far in advance, sometimes out of sight, and thus giving himself to an ambush, had the enemy placed any.