The Student's Cyclopaedia: A Ready Reference Library for School & Home...

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Chandler Belden Beach
C.B. Beach & Company, 1893

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Page 769 - But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping. And as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, and seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
Page 992 - Lincoln had been a member of the Convention that framed the Constitution of the United States, and...
Page 760 - Scott used to say that he was amazed at her power over him, saying to Mrs Keith, "She's the most extraordinary creature I ever met with, and her repeating of Shakespeare overpowers me as nothing else does.
Page 980 - ... no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which. perhaps, no longer exists. There is a similar reason, though not quite so forcible, for supposing that both the Gothick and the Celtick, though blended with a very different idiom, had the same origin with the Sanscrit, and the old Persian might be added to the same family, if this were the place for discussing any question concerning the antiquities of Persia.
Page 1065 - In using the quern, the grain was dropped with one hand into the central opening, while, with the other, the upper stone was revolved by means of a stick, inserted in a small opening near the edge.
Page 769 - it cam with ane lass, and it will pass with ane lass !' Mary became a queen before she was a week old. Within a year the Regent Arran had promised her in marriage to Prince Edward of England, and the Scottish parliament had declared the promise null. War with England followed, and at Pinkie Cleuch the Scots met a defeat only less disastrous than Flodden.
Page 1249 - like a distressed prince who calls in a powerful neighbour to his aid. I was undone by my auxiliary. When I had once called him in, I could not subsist without dependence on him.
Page 956 - Is bounded on the north by Lake Erie and New York, on the east by New York and New Jersey, on the south by Delaware. Maryland and West Virginia, and on the west by West Virginia and Ohio.
Page 1091 - It is bounded on the north and east by Massachusetts, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the west by Connecticut.
Page 843 - This art seems to have derived its origin from the idea that the preservation of the body was necessary for the return of the soul to the human form after it had completed its cycle of existence of three or ten thousand years.

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