The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with Large Additions, Volumen14

Harry Thurston Peck
Dodd, Mead, 1899

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Página 381 - NOW the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all. 17 THE salutation of Paul with mine own hand, which is the token in every epistle : so I write.
Página 242 - Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard. 28 Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you : I am the LORD.
Página 103 - VIII. c. 1, declared the king and his successors to be the ' only supreme head on earth of the Church of England.
Página 17 - Lives of the Queens of Scotland, and English Princesses connected with the Regal Succession of Great Britain.
Página 116 - No other effectual duty is known for virtuous women, at any time after the death of their lords, except casting themselves into the same fire. As long as a woman (in her successive transmigrations) shall decline burning herself, like a faithful wife, on the same fire with her deceased lord, so long shall she be not exempted from springing again to life in the body of some female animal.
Página 266 - In some species, they are modified to serve as formidable weapons of offence and defence ; in others, as aids in locomotion, means of anchorage, instruments for uprooting or cutting •down trees, or for transport and working of building materials. They are characteristic of age and sex ; and in man they have secondary relations, subservient to beauty and to speech. Teeth are always intimately related to the food and habits of the animal, and are therefore highly interesting to the physiologist ;...
Página 85 - ... and cursing and swearing in a manner so horrid as to convey to any serious mind an idea of hell rather than any other place.
Página 267 - Teeth consisting of dentine and vaso-dentine are very common iu fishes, the hard dentine being external, and performing the office of enamel. Dentine and cement, the latter forming a thick outer layer, constitute the grinding teeth of the dugong. In the teeth of the sloth, the hard dentine is reduced to a thin layer, and the chief bulk of the tooth consists of vaso-dentine internally, and a thick crust of cement externally. " The human teeth and those of the...
Página 130 - He published short treatises on algebra, giving the first account in Sweden of the differential and integral calculus ; on a mode of finding the longitude at sea by the moon ; on decimal money and measures ; on the motion and position of the earth and planets; on the depth of the sea, and greater force of the tides in the ancient world ; on docks, sluices, and saltworks ; and on chemistry as atomic geometry. In 1724 he was offered the professorship of mathematics at Upsal, which he declined from...
Página 261 - And if the waste be lessened, the necessity for food to repair it will be lessened in an equal proportion. In other words, by the consumption of a certain quantity of tea, the health and strength of the body will be maintained in an equal degree upon a smaller supply of ordinary food. Tea, therefore, saves food — stands to a certain extent in the place of food — while at the same time it soothes the body and enlivens the mind.

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