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T. Fisher Unwin, 1893 - Počet stran: 287
 

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Strana 140 - Remember ye not," says Tyndal, " how within this thirty years and far less, the old barking curs, Dunce's disciples, and like draff called Scotists, the children of darkness, raged in every pulpit against Greek, Latin, and Hebrew?
Strana 246 - And after them tumble the mixer ; For a poison malign Is such Borgia wine, Or at best but a Devil's Elixir. While pure as a spring Is the wine I sing, And to praise it, one needs but name it ; For Catawba wine Has need of no sign, No tavern-bush to proclaim it.
Strana 127 - ... inscriptions, especially such as were engraved on brass plates, were sacrilegiously conveyed away. In 1802, the monuments were carefully repaired, and the place has since been preserved with a care suited to the solemn purposes to which it is devoted. This fine College was founded by William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester, and Lord High Chancellor of England, one of the most illustrious men of his age and country ; of great abilities, unblemished integrity, solid piety, and splendid munificence....
Strana 34 - HOO—HOP 295 occasion there, one of these rustic professors of the ' noble art' very adroitly and successfully practised the ' fancy' upon several individuals at one time. Being himself not a native of this Western world, in the exuberance of his exultation he sprang up, exclaiming, in foreign accent, 'I'ma hoosier, I'ma hoosier.
Strana 29 - Southern poor white. This person often lives with his family in a wagon ; he rarely follows any steady industry ; he is frequently a squatter on other people's lands; ' he owns a rifle, a lot of children and dogs, a wife, and, if he can read, a law-book,' said a lawyer, describing this character to me; he moves from place to place, as the humor seizes him, and is generally an injury to his neighbors. He will not work regularly; but he has a great tenacity of life, and is always ready for a law-suit...
Strana 51 - Considering the benevolent character of our profession, I think you ought to let us pass free of charge.
Strana 33 - Upon a certain occasion there, one of these rustic professors of the 'noble art' very adroitly and successfully practised the 'fancy' upon several individuals at one time. Being himself not a native of this Western world, in the exuberance of his exultation he sprang up, exclaiming, in foreign accent, 'I'ma hoosier, I'ma hoosier.
Strana 29 - As soon as he hears a piano,' said an old resident, ' the Pike sells out and moves away. . . . Well, the Pike is the Chinaman's enemy. He does little work himself, and naturally hates the patient industry of the Chinese. Of course, if you ask him, he tells you that he is ' ruined by Chinese cheap labor.
Strana 146 - ... wind by. Dog-watch. The watches from four to six and from six to eight in the evening.
Strana 33 - ... by death or otherwise, it was a saying, that they had gone home for more of. Caldwell's game-cocks; but, as Caldwell insisted that no cock could be truly game unless the mother was a blue hen, the expression " Blue Hen's chickens" was substituted for "game-cocks.

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