A complete practical guide to her majesty's Civil service, by a certificated candidate

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Page 108 - After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent.
Page 160 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the...
Page 196 - Ay me! whilst thee the shores and sounding seas Wash far away, where'er thy bones are hurled; Whether beyond the stormy Hebrides, Where thou perhaps under the whelming tide Visit'st the bottom of the monstrous world; Or whether thou, to our moist vows denied, Sleep'st by the fable of Bellerus old.
Page 161 - If two triangles have one angle of the one equal to one angle of the other and the sides about these equal angles proportional, the triangles are similar.
Page 159 - IF a side of any triangle be produced, the exterior angle is equal to the two interior and opposite angles ; and the three interior angles of every triangle are equal to two right angles.
Page 160 - IF a straight line fall upon two parallel straight lines, it makes the alternate angles equal to one another; and the exterior angle equal to the interior and opposite upon the same side; and likewise the two interior angles upon the same side together equal to two right angles...
Page 159 - Prove it. 6.If a straight line be bisected and produced to any point, the rectangle contained by the whole line thus produced, and the part of it produced together with the -square on half the line bisected, is equal to the square on the straight line which is made up of the half and the part produced.
Page 201 - Redit agricolis labor actus in orbem, atque in se sua per vestigia volvitur annus.
Page 196 - Sleep'st by the fable of Bellerus old, Where the great Vision of the guarded Mount Looks towards Namancos and Bayona's hold; Look homeward, Angel, now, and melt with ruth: And, O ye dolphins, waft the hapless youth.
Page 196 - But earthlier happy is the rose distill'd Than that which, withering on the virgin thorn, Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness.

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