A Short Treatise Upon Arts and Sciences, in French and English, by Question and Answer: The Ninth Edition. Revised and Carefully Corrected. ... By John Palairet, ...

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F. Wingrave, successor to Mr. Nourse, 1792 - French language - 120 pages
 

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Page 27 - C'eft de lui que nous vient cet art ingénieux, De peindre la parole, & de parler aux yeux ; Et par les traits divers des figures tracées, Donner de la couleur & du corps aux penfées.
Page 23 - De tous les animaux qui s'élèvent dans l'air , Qui marchent sur la. terre , ou nagent dans la mer , De Paris au Pérou, du Japon jusqu'à Rome, Le plus sot animal, à mon avis, c'est l'homme.
Page 24 - Twas this deprived my soul of rest, And rais'd such tumults in my breast ; For while I gaz'd, in transport tost, My breath was gone, my voice was lost : My bosom glow'd ; the subtle flame Ran quick through all my vital frame ; O'er my dim eyes a darkness hung ; My ears with hollow murmurs rung. In dewy damps my limbs were chill'd ; My blood with gentle horrors thrill'd ; My feeble pulse forgot to play ; I fainted, sunk, and died away.
Page 23 - Courir par tout mon corps, sitôt que je te vois ; Et dans les doux transports où s'égare mon âme, Je ne saurais trouver de langue ni de voix. Un nuage confus se répand sur ma vue, Je n'entends plus; je tombe en de douces langueurs; Et pâle, sans haleine, interdite, éperdue, Un frisson me saisit, je tremble, je me meurs.
Page 45 - ... souffrez même quelque chose d'eux; craignez d'exciter leur jalousie par votre hauteur ; soyez constant dans les règles du commerce; qu'elles soient simples et faciles ; accoutumez vos peuples à les suivre...
Page 24 - BLEST as th' immortal gods is he, The youth who fondly fits by thee, And hears and fees thee...
Page 28 - Practice, devour a great Part of them by the Way; but before he meddled with any, (to prevent all following Accusations) he first took the Letter, and hid that under a great Stone, assuring...
Page 28 - The various figures by his pencil wrought, Gave colour and a body to the thought.
Page 81 - Thirty Days hath September, April, June and November ; February hath Twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have Thirty-one ; Except in Leap Year, — then's the time February's Days are Twenty-nine.
Page 63 - P-TSOII-, take up and join to their own, to denote the alliances they have contracted by marriage. This sort of arms is either impaled, or borne in an escutcheon of pretence, by those who have married heiresses.

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