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Sivu 500 - Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap. Like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.
Sivu 575 - I hail with a smile and a sigh, For his beer with an E, and his bier with an I; And still on that day, in the hottest of weather, The whole Whitbread family dine altogether.
Sivu 501 - A fire devoureth before them ; And behind them a flame burneth: The land is as the garden of Eden before them, And behind them a desolate wilderness ; Yea, and nothing shall escape them.
Sivu 174 - Neptune was moving, announced the bold result, " that the planet Neptune is not the planet to which geometrical analysis had directed the telescope; that its orbit is not contained within the limits of space which have been explored by geometers searching for the source of the disturbances of Uranus; and that its discovery by Galle must be regarded as a happy accident...
Sivu 432 - Her Majesty having been graciously pleased to command that a medal should be struck to record the services of her fleets and armies during the wars commencing in 1793 and ending in...
Sivu 575 - I'm like a young lady just bringing to bed. If you ask why the llth of June I remember, Much better than April, or May, or November, On that day, my lords, with truth I assure ye, My sainted progenitor set up his brewery ; On that day, in the morn, he began brewing beer; On that day, too...
Sivu 599 - ... quantity of human food, and to promote commercial intercourse. I rejoice to find that you have in no instance proposed new restrictions, or interfered with the liberty of foreign or internal trade, as a mode of relieving distress. I feel assured that such measures are generally ineffectual, and in some cases aggravate the evils for the alleviation of which they are adopted. I cordially approve of the acts of large and liberal bounty by which you have assuaged the sufferings of my Irish subjects....
Sivu 164 - My friend Mr. Adams (who will probably deliver this note to you) has completed his calculations respecting the perturbation of the orbit of Uranus by a supposed ulterior planet, and has arrived at results which he would be glad to communicate to you personally, if you could spare him a few moments of your valuable time. His calculations are founded on the observations you were so good as to furnish him with some time ago ; and from his character as a mathematician, and his practice in calculation,...
Sivu 600 - My Lords, and Gentlemen, I think proper to inform you, that it is my intention immediately to dissolve the present Parliament. I rely with confidence on the loyalty to the Throne and attachment to the free institutions of this country which animate the great body of my people. I join with them in supplications to Almighty God, that the dearth by which we have been afflicted may, by the Divine blessing, be converted into cheapness and plenty.