The new American cyclopædia, ed. by G. Ripley and C.A. Dana

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Strana 62 - The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner: Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an un-inhabited Island on the Coast of America, near the Mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque; Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men perished but himself. With an Account how he was at last as strangely deliver 'd by Pyrates. Written by Himself.
Strana 149 - Sun) sweeps out equal areas in equal times. 3. The squares of the periodic times of the planets are proportional to the cubes of their mean distances from the Sun.
Strana 149 - If you forgive me, I rejoice ; if you are angry, I can bear it. The die is cast, the book is written, to be read either now or by posterity, I care not which. It may well wait a century for a reader, as God has waited six thousand years for an observer.
Strana 412 - I must declare and avow, that in all my reading and observation — and it has been my favorite study — I have read Thucydides and have studied and admired the master states of the world — that for solidity of reasoning, force of sagacity, and wisdom of conclusion, under such a complication of difficult circumstances, no nation or body of men can stand in preference to the general congress at Philadelphia.
Strana 330 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Strana 80 - How comes this Junius to have broken through the cobwebs of the law, and to range uncontrolled, unpunished, through the land ? The myrmidons of the court have been long, and are still, pursuing him in vain. They will not spend their time upon me, or you : no; they disdain such vermin, when the mighty boar of the forest, that has broken through all their toils, is before them.
Strana 316 - It [larceny] is the taking and removing, by trespass, of personal property which the trespasser knows to belong either generally or specially to another, with the...
Strana 411 - ... burgesses to draught an address to the king, a memorial to the lords, and a remonstrance to the commons against taxation without representation, Lee was placed upon the committee, and deputed by his associates to prepare two of the three papers.
Strana 20 - The great-grandsons of those who had fought under William, and the great-grandsons of those who had fought under Harold, began to draw near to each other in friendship...
Strana 51 - Indeed his parts were not so ready to run of themselves, as able to answer the spur ; so that it may be truly said of him, that he had an elaborate wit wrought out by his own industry.

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