Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics, and Biography, Brought Down to the Present Time; Including a Copious Collection of Original Articles in American Biography; on the Basis of the Seventh Edition of the German Conversations-lexicon, 第 4 卷
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第 134 頁 - 'arth's orbit has an inclination towards changes,' you say." " The changes in the seasons, sir, are owing to ' the inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit.
第 484 頁 - Thou hast said much here of Paradise Lost, but what hast thou to say of Paradise Found?
第 362 頁 - Down, rapid as an arrow from heaven, descends the object of his attention; the roar of its wings reaching the ear as it disappears in the deep, making the surges foam around ! At this moment the eager looks of the eagle are all...
第 113 頁 - History of the Civil Wars between the Houses of York and Lancaster; the unfinished state of which he frequently laments.
第 362 頁 - Tringae coursing along the sands ; trains of Ducks streaming over the surface ; silent and watchful Cranes, intent and wading ; clamorous Crows ; and all the winged multitudes that subsist by the bounty of this vast liquid magazine of nature. High over all these hovers one, whose action instantly arrests his whole attention.
第 363 頁 - Eagle rapidly advances, and is just on the point of reaching his opponent, when, with a sudden scream, probably of despair and honest execration, the latter drops his fish : the Eagle, poising himself for a moment, as if to take a more certain aim, descends like a whirlwind, snatches it in his grasp ere it reaches the water, and bears his ill-gotten booty silently away to the woods.
第 10 頁 - Who although he be God and Man, yet he is not two but one Christ; one, not by conversion of the godhead into flesh, but by taking of the manhood into God; one altogether, not by confusion of substance, but by unity of Person.
第 326 頁 - ... and cannot help himself by alleging that he was first struck by the deceased ; or that he had often declined to meet him, and was prevailed upon to do it by his importunity ; or that it was his intent only to vindicate his reputation ;(/) or that he meant not to kill, but only to disarm his adversary. (</) He has deliberately engaged in an act, highly unlawful, in defiance of the laws, and he must at his peril abide the consequences...
第 325 頁 - ... that to this absurd custom, we must ascribe in some degree the extraordinary gentleness and complaisance of modern manners, and that respectful attention of one man to another, which, at present, render the social intercourses of life far more agreeable and decent, than among the most civilized nations of antiquity.