Philosophy in sport made science in earnest [by J.A. Paris].

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J. Murray, 1857 - 532 Seiten
 

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Seite 424 - Ichabod endeavored to dodge the horrible missile, but too late. It encountered his cranium with a tremendous crash — he was tumbled headlong into the dust, and Gunpowder, the black steed, and the goblin rider, passed by like a whirlwind.
Seite 79 - That in our proper motion we ascend Up to our native seat : descent and fall To us is adverse.
Seite 257 - I know not the day of my death : now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison ; and make me savoury meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee before I die.
Seite 25 - History of Latin Christianity ; including that of the Popes to the Pontificate of Nicholas V.
Seite 23 - LYELL'S (SiR CHARLES) Principles of Geology; or, the Modern Changes of the Earth and its Inhabitants considered as illustrative of Geology.
Seite 411 - Indies, there were not other men in Spain who would have been capable of the enterprise? To this Columbus made no immediate reply, but, taking an egg, invited the company to make it stand on one end. Every one attempted it...
Seite 257 - The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him : but his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob...
Seite 424 - Gunpowder, hoping by a sudden movement to give his companion the slip; but the spectre started full jump with him. Away, then, they dashed through thick and thin, stones flying and sparks flashing at every bound. Ichabod's flimsy garments fluttered in the air as he stretched his long lank body away over his horse's head in the eagerness of his flight.
Seite 490 - in a majority of our summers, a showery period, which, with some latitude as to time and local circumstances, may be admitted to constitute daily rain for forty days, does come on about the time indicated by this tradition ; not that any long space before is often so dry as to mark distinctly its commencement.
Seite 5 - More Worlds than One. The Creed of the Philosopher and the Hope of the Christian.

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