Hunting machines, that would fly like balloons over a ten-foot wall--A candidate for the Circumnavigation Club, who has been four times round the world in his own, yacht--A point of bad taste to make a morning call by daylight--Dining at twelve P.M.--A spring-door with a self-acting knocker, which gives a treble knock, and is opened by a steam porter in livery--A chair mounting from the hall, through the ceiling, into the drawing room--Talking to a lady two miles off through a telescope, till one's fingers ache--A callisthenic academy for the children of pauper operatives--An automaton note-writer--A lady professing ignorance of Almack's, "a club where Swift and Johnson used to meet, but I don't profess to be an antiquarian"--"Love and Algebra," one of the common scientific novels thumbed by coal-heavers and orange-women, very well for the common people--Every thing is taught them now by means of scientific novels: such as "Geological Atoms, or the Adventures of a Dustman"--Doubted very much whether English wheat is fit for any thing but the brute creation--Dark times of the 19th century--Six-hourly and half-daily newspapers--"apropos, as the hackney-coachmen say"--Turkey, one of the southern provinces of Russia--His Majesty Jonathan III.
Let us study it, and act upon the hints--or more than hints--that Nature gives."
His best known work--it still remains so--was his dictionary, and dictionaries, for all the licence they give and Johnson took for the expression of a personality, are the business of purely mechanical talents.
You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net Title: Three short works The Dance of Death, The Legend of Saint Julian the Hospitaller, A Simple Soul.
At this point the gentlemen of the county present when Sanders entered and who had no desire to witness further the unpleasant episode, rose to leave, in spite of the urgent request of Colonel Langdon that they remain.
The date at which property is annually reckoned for assessment is in Massachusetts the first day of May. The poll-tax is assessed upon each person in the town or city where he has his legal habitation on that day; and as a general rule the taxes upon his personal property are assessed to him in the same place.
The conversion to Islam, within a hundred years, of such nations as the Egyptian, the Syrian, and the Persian, can hardly be attributed to anything but the latent talents, the formerly suppressed energy of the Arabian race having found a favourable soil for its development; talents and energy, however, not of a missionary kind.
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The young man knows that his father-in-law bears him a grudge, and if he afterwards goes to war and is successful, returning with six or seven horses, he will send them all to the camp where his father-in-law lives, to be tied in front of his lodge.
Religion is the force that relates action to life.
On the evening of the day when she was buried, a rich man went, not to Pilate, but to the cure of the place.
"I carried it around in my wallet, and then when I was in New Zealand I made the box out of Kauri wood."
In 1816 was reelected to the State senate, and, removing to Albany, formed a partnership with his life-long friend, Benjamin F. Butler.
19:4 But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter: 19:5 And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men which came in to thee this night?
As for our portrait limners, their name is Legion, and that comprehensive name must go for all.
Let every froward woman imitate this example, and be quiet within doors, and (as M. Aurelius prescribes) a necessary caution it is to be observed of all good matrons that love their credits, to come little abroad, but follow their work at home, look to their household affairs and private business, oeconomiae incumbentes, be sober, thrifty, wary, circumspect, modest, and compose themselves to live to their husbands' means, as a good housewife should do, "Quae studiis gavisa coli, partita labores Fallet opus cantu, formae assimulata coronae Cura puellaris, circum fusosque rotasque Cum volvet," &c. Howsoever 'tis good to keep them private, not in prison; "Quisquis custodit uxorem vectibus et seris, Etsi sibi sapiens, stultus est, et nihil sapit."
The electric motor was another gift of Faraday to commercial science, although in this case there are others who can, perhaps, justly claim to share the honor with him.
Though if Jenks-Smith gets the Bluff Colony he's planned under way next spring, there'll soon be some riding and golfing men hereabouts that'll shake things up a bit,--bridge whist, poker, and perhaps red and black to help out in the between-seasons." (
The train passes the telegraph poles at the rate of thirty miles an hour, say.