There were a number of volumes on palmistry and on various branches of occultism, interspersed with several books of poetry and such unlikely works as My Prison Life, by Jabez Balfour, and Melville Lee's well-known History of Police.
As in the Pitti Gallery, pictures were generally hung so as to conform to the symmetry of the rooms,--various styles, schools, and epochs being intermixed.
VEGETABLES.--Broccoli, celery, lettuces, young onions, parsnips, radishes, small salad, sea-kale, spinach, sprouts,--various herbs.
Infatuation of Antony.--His early character--Powerful influence of Cleopatra over Antony,--Indignation at Antony's conduct.--Plans of Cleopatra.--Antony becomes a misanthrope.--His hut on the island of Pharos--Antony's reconciliation with Cleopatra.--Scenes of revelry.--Cleopatra makes a collection of poisons.--Her experiments with them.--Antony's suspicions.--Cleopatra's stratagem.--The bite of the asp.--Cleopatra's tomb.--Progress of Octavius.--Proposal of Antony.--Octavius at Pelusium.--Cleopatra's treasures.--Fears of Octavius.--He arrives at Alexandria.--The sally.--The unfaithful captain.--Disaffection of Antony's men.--Desertion of the fleet.--False rumor of Cleopatra's death.--Antony's despair.--Eros.--Antony's attempt to kill himself.--Antony taken to Cleopatra.--She refuses to open the door.--Antony taken in at the window.--Cleopatra's grief.--Death of Antony.--Cleopatra made prisoner.--Treatment of Cleopatra.--Octavius takes possession of Alexandria.--Antony's funeral.--Cleopatra's wretched condition.--Cleopatra's wounds and bruises.--She resolves to starve herself.--Threats of Octavius.--Their effect.--Octavius visits Cleopatra.--Her wretched condition.--The false inventory.--Cleopatra in a rage.--Octavius deceived.--Cleopatra's determination.--Cleopatra visits Antony's tomb.--Her composure on her return.--Cleopatra's supper.--The basket of figs.--Cleopatra's letter to Octavius.--She is found dead.--Death of Charmion.--Amazement of the by-standers.--Various conjectures as to the cause of Cleopatra's death.--Opinion of Octavius.--His triumph.
Influence of French Consuls.--Arrival of the Governor of Mogador from the Capital; he brings an order to imprison the late Governor; his character, and mode of administering affairs.--Statue of a Negress at the bottom of a well.--Spanish Renegades.--Various Wedding Festivals of Jews.--Frequent Fetes and Feastings amongst the Jewish population of Morocco.--Scripture Illustration, "Behold the Bridegroom cometh!"--Jewish Renegades.--How far women have souls.--Infrequency of Suicides.
VEGETABLES.--Artichokes, asparagus, beans, cabbages, carrots, cucumbers, lettuces, onions, parsnips, pease, potatoes, radishes, small salads, sea-kale, spinach,--various herbs.
13--Various steps toward prevention of cruelty to animals.
N. concerning Acatalectic, when a line is said to be Accent and quantity, critical observations on Accent, difficulty with respect to the import of the word --various definitions of, cited --Accent, confounded by some with emphasis --defined, as commonly understood --chief or primary and secondary --Accent, by what regulated --compared with emphasis --as affected by do.
/various forward movements Internal oblique.
No, he revolves in his wayward soul, or utters to the passing wind, or discourses to his own shadow, things mightier and more various!--Let us draw the curtain, and unlock the shrine.
They are variously produced by every people, and the active principle is in all the same, namely, Alcohol.
But his character, his principles, said she, are so faulty!--He is so light, so vain, so various.----Then, my dear, I have no guardian to depend upon.
LESSON V.--VARIOUS RULES.
CHAPTER XXVII Continuation from July, 1791, to July, 1792.--Author travels again.--People begin to leave off sugar; petition Parliament.--Motion renewed in the Commons; debates; abolition resolved upon, but not to commence till 1796.--The Lords determine upon hearing evidence on the resolution; this evidence introduced; further hearing of it postponed to the next Session CHAPTER XXVIII Continuation from July, 1792, to July, 1793.--Author travels again.--Motion to renew the Resolution of the last year in the Commons; motion lost.--New motion to abolish the foreign Slave Trade; motion lost.--Proceeding of the Lords CHAPTER XXIX Continuation from July, 1793, to July, 1794.--Author travels again.--Motion to abolish the foreign Slave Trade renewed, and carried; but lost in the Lords; further proceedings there.--Author, on account of declining health, obliged to retire from the cause CHAPTER XXX Continuation from July, 1794, to July, 1799.--Various motions within this period CHAPTER XXXI Continuation from July, 1799, to July, 1805.--Various motions within this period CHAPTER XXXII Continuation from July, 1805, to July, 1806.--Author, restored, joins the Committee again.--Death of Mr. Pitt.--Foreign Slave Trade abolished.--Resolution to take measures for the total abolition of the trade.--Address to the King to negotiate with foreign powers for their concurrence in it.--Motion to prevent new vessels going into the trade.--All these carried through both Houses of Parliament CHAPTER XXXIII Continuation from July, 1806, to July, 1807.--Death of Mr. Fox.--Bill for the total abolition carried in the Lords; sent from thence to the Commons; amended, and passed there, and sent back to the Lords; receives the royal assent.--Reflections on this great event Map Plan and Sections of a Slave Ship * * * * * PREFATORY REMARKS TO THE PRESENT EDITION.
UNDER NOTE XVII.--VARIOUS ERRORS.
11.--VARIOUS MODES OF COOKING MEAT.
9 TO 16.--VARIOUS PYROTECHNIC DEVICES.
2.--VARIOUS MICROBES. (
Continuation from July 1799 to July 1805.--Various motions within this period.
5.--Various Kinds of Epithelial Cells A, columnar cells of intestine; B, polyhedral cells of the conjunctiva; C, ciliated conical cells of the trachea; D, ciliated cell of frog's mouth; E, inverted conical cell of trachea; F, squamous cell of the cavity of mouth, seen from its broad surface; G, squamous cell, seen edgeways.
40.--Various Arms of the Fifteenth Century.
3.--Various Forms of Cells.
A.--Various experiments have been made by Mr. Summers of Southampton to ascertain the friction of brass surfaces sliding upon each other in salt water, with the view of finding the power required for moving sluice doors for lock gates and for other similar purposes.
The two different aspects by which the strength and resources of the Empire of Morocco may be viewed or estimated.--Native appellation of Morocco.--Geographical limits of this country.--Historical review of the inhabitants of North Africa, and the manner in which this region was successively peopled and conquered.--The distinct varieties of the human race, as found in Morocco.--Nature of the soil and climate of this country.--Derem, or the Atlas chain of mountains.--Natural products.--The Shebbel, or Barbary salmon; different characters of exports of the Northern and Southern provinces.--The Elaeonderron Argan.--Various trees and plants.--Mines.--The Sherb-Errech, or Desert-horse.
Internal administration of the Ptolemies.--Industry of the people.--Its happy effects.--Idleness the parent of vice.--An idle aristocracy generally vicious.--Degradation and vice.--Employment a cure for both.--Greatness of Alexandria.--Situation of its port.--Warehouses and granaries.--Business of the port.--Scenes within the city.--The natives protected in their industry.--Public edifices.--The light-house.--Fame of the light-house.--Its conspicuous position.--Mode of lighting the tower.--Modern method--The architect of the Pharos.--His ingenious stratagem.--Ruins of the Pharos.--The Alexandrian library.--Immense magnitude of the library.--The Serapion.--The Serapis of Egypt.--The Serapis of Greece.--Ptolemy's dream.--Importance of the statue.--Ptolemy's proposal to the King of Sinope.--His ultimate success.--Mode of obtaining books.--The Jewish Scriptures.--Seclusion of the Jews.--Interest felt in their Scriptures.--Jewish slaves in Egypt.--Ptolemy's designs.--Ptolemy liberates the slaves.--Their ransom paid.--Ptolemy's success.--The Septuagint.--Early copies of the Septuagint.--Present copies.--Various other plans of the Ptolemies.--Means of raising money.--Heavy taxes.--Poverty of the people.--Ancient and modern capitals.--Liberality of the Ptolemies.--Splendor and renown of Alexandria.--Her great rival.
One of its original functions was the preparation of a great Dictionary of the French language, under the special care of the eminent grammarian, Vaugelas, who had through his lifetime made collections--"various beautiful and curious observations," as Pellisson calls them--towards a reasoned philological study of French.
LESSON II.--VARIOUS RULES.
When they began to honor him it was with the idea that he would be reasonably modest; but as they went on and saw that he was delighted at what they voted,--he accepted all but a very few of their gifts,--various men kept at different times proposing various greater marks of esteem, all in excess, some as an act of extreme flattery toward him, and others as one of sarcastic ridicule.
LESSON III.--VARIOUS RULES.
VEGETABLES.--Asparagus, beans, early cabbages, carrots, cauliflowers, creases, cucumbers, lettuces, pease, early potatoes, salads, sea-kale,--various herbs.
LESSON I.--VARIOUS RULES.
LESSON IV.--VARIOUS RULES.
The breakfast consists of excellent fried fish, fine Southern hominy,--not the pebbly broken corn which our dealers impose under that name,--various hot cakes, tea and coffee, bananas, sapodillas, and if there be anything else not included in the present statement, let haste and want of time excuse the omission.
Lunatics.--Various estimates have been made, founded upon the data procured by actual investigation, prosecuted under the direction of the Legislatures of different States; but the returns have been so imperfect and erroneous, that little reliance can be placed upon them.