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Page 65 - scenery of the Alps: As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm; Though round its breast the rolling clouds are
Page 63 - active to do mischief, running through the town, slaying men. women, and children, according to their orders. It was a most melancholy business; for all ranks, ages, and sexes, cast themselves on their knees before the prince, begging for mercy; but he was so inflamed
Page 64 - could not have had any part in this treason, but they suffered for it, and indeed more than those who had been the leaders of the treachery.” There was not that day in the city of Limoges any heart so hardened, or that had any sense of religion,
Page 443 - Here the icelanders assemble, to perform the duties of. their religion. A group of male and female peasants may be seen gathered about the church, waiting the arrival of their pastor, all habited in their best attire;
Page 415 - is sweet and palatable, and covers the whole ‘plant; they then pack' it in casks to keep it from the air, and thus preserve it ready to be eaten either in this state, with fish' and butter, or, according to the practice of wealthier tables, boiled in milk, and mixed with a little flour of rye.
Page 370 - trunks of large fir-trees, as if brought down and heaped together by the force of the river. The saws are fixed in sets parallel to each other, the spaces between them in each set being adapted to the intended thickness
Page 434 - is more compact and dense than the exterior crust; and when polished is not devoid of' beauty, being of a grey colour, mottled with black and white spots, and streaks. The white incrustations formed by the water
Page 348 - the river, were destroyed; by the third, the church of St. Nicholas, and the four great bells of Moscow, were blown up with tremendous violence; at the same moment, the lofty tower of Ivan
Page 375 - evident that the mode of obtaining tar is by a kind of distillation per descensum; the turpentine melted by the fire, mixing with the sap and juices of the fir, while the wood