Self Culture, Količina 3 ,2. izdaja

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Werner Company, 1896

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Stran 135 - Arctic coasts to the Gulf of Mexico, and from the Atlantic to the Pacific, with a festival of codfish.
Stran 117 - Ohio, and set out on the intended journey on the same day; the next, I arrived at Fredericksburg, and engaged Mr. Jacob Vanbraam to be my French interpreter, and proceeded with him to Alexandria, where we provided necessaries. From thence we went to Winchester, and got baggage, horses, &c. and from thence we pursued the new road to Wills' Creek, where we arrived the 14th of November.
Stran 177 - In the northern hemisphere the cyclone rotates in a direction contrary to that in which the hands of a clock move, but in the southern hemisphere the rotation coincides with the movement of the hands.
Stran 98 - Parma, the colony or province of Louisiana, with the same extent that it now has in the hands of Spain, and that it had when France possessed it, and such as it ought to be after the treaties subsequently entered into between Spain and other states.
Stran 117 - His Honour likewise desired me to apply to you for some of your young men to conduct and provide provisions for us on our way, and be a safeguard against those French Indians who have taken up the hatchet against us. I have spoken thus particularly to you, brothers, because his Honour, our Governor, treats you as good friends and allies, and holds you in great esteem. To confirm what I have said, I give you this string of wampum.
Stran 132 - ... in my heart a great flame of desire to attempt some notable thing. And understanding by reason of the Sphere, that if I should saile by way of...
Stran 126 - ... authorities in the State government of Louisiana, which had been recognized by the Government of the United States; and every man engaged in that rebellion in that convention, with the intention of superseding and upturning the civil government which had been...
Stran 116 - Ohio, committed to Print — I think I can do no less than apologize, in some measure, for the numberless imperfections of it. There intervened but one day between my arrival in Williamsburg, and the time for the Council's Meeting, for me to prepare and transcribe, from the rough minutes I had taken in my travels, this Journal, the writing of which only was sufficient to employ me closely the whole time, consequently admitted of no leisure to consult of a new and proper form to offer it in, or to...
Stran 161 - OF all the thousand ills that prey on Hellas, Not one is greater than the tribe of athletes! For, first, they never learn how to live well,— Nor indeed could they; seeing that a man Slave to his jaws and belly, cannot hope To heap up wealth superior to his sire's.
Stran 138 - York; builded in two courts, whereof the first is very ample and all builded of timber, saving the front of the house that is of brick, to the which ascenditur per gradus lapideos.

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