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Page 376 - mole : Sweet maid, if thou would'st charm my sight, And bid these arms thy neck infold ; That rosy cheek, that lily hand, Would give thy poet more delight Than all Bokhara's vaunted gold, Than all the gems of Samarcand.
Page 13 - then beheld within the body of the " god of gods standing together the whole universe divided " forth into its vast variety. He was overwhelmed with " wonder, and every hair was raised on end. But I am " not to be seen as thou hast seen me, even by the assistance
Page 96 - I find more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands.—Ecclesiastes, vii, 26.
Page 131 - seeing that all the longest life and most vigorous intellect can give him power to discover by his own research, or time to know by availing himself of that of others, serves only to place him on the very frontier of knowledge, and afford a distant glimpse of boundless realms beyond, where no human thought has penetrated."*
Page 75 - equal to Mohammed. 3. The Sunnites charge the Shiites with corrupting the Koran, and neglecting its precepts; and the Shiites retort the same charge on the Sunnites. 4. The Sunnites receive the Sunna, or book of traditions of their prophet, as of canonical authority ; whereas the Shiites reject it as apocryphal, and unworthy of credit.
Page 97 - sooner taken her up on horseback behind him, but she throws the snare about his neck, and strangles him, or at least stuns him ; until the robbers who lie hid come running in to her assistance, and complete what she hath
Page 424 - to the author of the most important unpublished paper in Physics, which may have been communicated to the Royal Society for insertion in their Transactions, after the present date and prior to the month of June in the year
Page 120 - with other nations; but to be a race, pure, unmixed, and stamped with a distinct character. Hence a family likeness pervades the whole, though their numbers are so great; eyes stern and blue; ruddy hair; large bodies.
Page 377 - with a cup brimful of nectar, which the Greeks would have called the water of Aganippe, and rewarded his perseverance with an inspiring draught of it. After his juvenile passions had subsided, we may suppose that his mind took that religious bent, which appears in most of his compositions.
Page 166 - member, but even the president of the college at Madura, of which men of the highest caste and highest distinction, were proud to belong. The same province became equally well known in Europe in the end of the sixteenth, and beginning of the seventeenth century, by the proceedings of the celebrated Jesuit mission, which was established at Madura by Robertus de