Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland [ed. by W. Smellie]. Suppl. to the 3rd. ed., by G. Gleig, Volum 4

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Pàgina 427 - I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them. This counsel is not to be contemned, because it may do you good, and can do you no harm : for the danger is past, as soon as you have burned the letter. And I hope God will give you the grace to make good use of it, unto whose holy protection I commend you*.
Pàgina 351 - He sat up in bed with the blanket wrapt about him, through which he had cut a hole large enough to admit his arm, and placing the paper upon his knee, scribbled in the best manner he could the verses he was obliged to make.
Pàgina 455 - For shame," said he to the parliament, "get you gone; give place to honester men; to those who will more faithfully discharge their trust. You are no longer a parliament : I tell you, you are no longer a parliament. The Lord has done with you : he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work.
Pàgina 255 - ... no change for many months: it is taken out of the hole as it is wanted for use, and being made into balls, it is wrapped up in leaves and baked; after it is dressed, it will keep five or six weeks. It is eaten both cold and hot, and the natives seldom make a meal without it, though to us the taste was as disagreeable as that of a pickled olive generally...
Pàgina 434 - The King willeth that right be done according to the laws and customs of the realm ; and that the statutes be put in due execution, that his subjects may have no cause to complain of any wrong or oppressions, contrary to their just rights and liberties, to the preservation whereof he holds himself as well obliged as of his prerogative.
Pàgina 372 - ... twelve oxen, three looking toward the north, and three looking toward the west, and three looking toward the south, and three looking toward the east : and the sea was set above upon them, and all their hinder parts were inward. 26 And it was an hand breadth thick, and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies : it contained two thousand baths.
Pàgina 399 - ... transparent smoke ; they then leave off putting in wood, and proceed to make ready for burning, which is performed by putting in brush, furze, spray, heath, brake, or fern...
Pàgina 320 - ... exposed to the wind ; and as many of the letters as remained in their own places, were taken up, and being joined together, contained an answer to the question.
Pàgina 333 - Bee, where he resided till 1764. He was elected an honorary member of the society of antiquaries of London, Jan. 10, 1765 ; in •which year he returned to the abbey of St. Stephen at Caen, where he continued to the time of his death.
Pàgina 344 - Bn apothecary, rather than in a college, for the fake of his health, and becaufe he had more room to make experiments. Oxford was indeed the only place at...

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