The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 9

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Page 165 - And let them judge the people at all seasons: and it shall be, that every great matter they shall bring unto thee, but every small matter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thyself, and they shall bear the burden with thee.
Page 88 - Thus saith the Lord God ; I will also destroy the idols, and I will cause their images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt: and I will put a fear in the land of Egypt.
Page 255 - STRONGLY it bears us along in swelling and limitless billows, Nothing before and nothing behind but the sky and the Ocean. II. THE OVIDIAN ELEGIAC METRE DESCRIBED AND EXEMPLIFIED. IN the hexameter rises the fountain's silvery column; In the pentameter aye falling in melody back.
Page 276 - And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.
Page 275 - Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.
Page 294 - Find the locus of a point the sum of whose distances from two given parallel lines is equal to a given length.
Page 138 - ... improved or rack rent of the premises, demised or holden in the possession of such tenant, to the person of whom he holds, to be recovered by action in any court of common law having juris| diction for the amount.
Page 114 - Highness imposes upon them the duty of giving advice with the object of securing that the order of things to be established shall be of a satisfactory character, and possess the elements of stability and progress.
Page 297 - Thou hast said much here of Paradise Lost, but what hast thou to say of Paradise Found?
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