Journal, Volume 19


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Pagina 26 - The usual character of human testimony is substantial truth under circumstantial variety. This is what the daily experience of courts of justice teaches. When accounts of a transaction come from the mouths of different witnesses, it is seldom that it is not possible to pick out apparent or real inconsistencies between them. These inconsistencies are studiously displayed by an adverse pleader...
Pagina 218 - Tarshish was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of all kind of riches; with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded in thy fairs.
Pagina 43 - Time sadly overcometh all things, and is now dominant, and sitteth upon a sphinx, and looketh unto Memphis and old Thebes, while his sister Oblivion reclineth semisomnous on a pyramid, gloriously triumphing, making puzzles of Titanian erections, and turning old glories into dreams.
Pagina 218 - The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them. Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters.
Pagina 218 - Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead In the rock for ever!
Pagina 347 - THE RHODODENDRONS OF SIKKIM-HIMALAYA ; being an Account, Botanical and Geographical, of the Rhododendrons recently discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya from Drawings and Descriptions made on the spot, by Dr. JD Hooker, FRS By Sir WJ HOOKER, FRS Folio, 30 Coloured Plates, Ł4. 14*.
Pagina 218 - Every thing that may abide the fire, ye shall make it go through the fire, and it shall be clean : nevertheless it shall be purified with the water of separation : and all that abideth not the fire ye shall make go through the water.
Pagina 87 - An Account of the Measurement of two Sections of the Meridional Arc of India, bounded by the Parallels of 18° 3' 15", 24° 7' 11", 29a 30
Pagina 481 - Navy Yard, January 27, 1844, the President in the chair. The proceedings of the last meeting were read, and a short address was made by GEORGE SMITH. Lieut. FOOTE then took the floor, and for twenty minutes addressed the meeting in his usual happy way, and concluded by inviting all who had not yet signed the pledge, to come forward and do so. Forty new names were added to our list at this meeting, and we...
Pagina 390 - These storms hereabouts mostly commence from the north-west or west, and in the course of an hour, more or less, they have nearly completed the circle, and have passed onwards. Precisely the same phenomena, in kind, are observable in all cases of dust-storms : from the one of a few inches in diameter to those that extend for fifty miles and upwards, the phenomena are identical.

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