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Sivu 388 - Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school; and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.
Sivu 388 - Nibelunge," such as it was written down at the end of the twelfth, or the beginning of the thirteenth century, is
Sivu 123 - ... of boats, and the casing of goods. The shavings, even, are picked into oakum, and mixed with those of rattan, to be stuffed into mattresses. The bamboo furnishes the bed for sleeping, and the couch for reclining ; the chop-sticks for eating, the pipe for smoking, and the flute for entertaining ; a curtain to hang before the door, and a broom to sweep around it ; together with screens, stools, stands, and sofas for various uses of...
Sivu 542 - The quantity to be pulverized should not exceed one pound at a time, thus avoiding too high a degree of heat, which would be injurious to the quality of the powder. The pulverization being deemed sufficient, the substance is sifted through a silk sieve, and then the remainder, with a new addition of flowers, is put in the mortar and pulverized again. "The best vessels for keeping the powder are fruit jars with patent covers, or any other perfectly tight glass vessel or tin box.
Sivu 38 - It is a medium-sized tree, usually not exceeding 40 to 50 feet in height and 12 to 15 inches in diameter. The trunk is usually short and the head broad with spreading branches. The bark varies from dark gray to brown, slightly rough, being divided into narrow shallow strips or flakes.
Sivu 249 - On leaving me, he declared that he would willingly engage himself again for the same amount of work, and that he would go through it without food, if I would but allow him a sufficient supply of coca. The village priest assured me that this man was sixty-two years of age, and that he had never known him to be ill in his life.
Sivu 251 - After some time the intellectual sphere participates in this general exaltation, while the sensibility seems to be hardly influenced ; the effect is thus quite different from that produced by coffee, and resembles in some degree that of opium. Dr. Mantegazza could, in this excited condition, write with ease and regularity. After he had taken...
Sivu 544 - Pyrethrum applied to furs, feathers, woolens, objects of natural history and botanical herbariums, acts also as a complete protection against insect ravages, while as regards the human subject it is perfectly innocuous. In using the powder, says M. Willemot, it must be applied carefully and in sufficient quantity, otherwise the result will be unsatisfactory, especially if used against some of the hardy or very resisting species of insects. Occasionally the powder, by being exposed to the air or moisture,...
Sivu 122 - ... as represented by Murray. The roots are carved into fantastic images of men, birds, monkeys, or monstrous perversions of animated nature ; cut into lantern-handles and canes, or turned into oval sticks for worshippers to divine whether the gods will hear or refuse their petitions. The tapering culms are used for all purposes that poles can be applied to in carrying, supporting, propelling, and measuring, by the porter, the carpenter, and the boatman ; for the joists of houses and the ribs of...