Dictionary of the Synonymous Words and Technical Terms in the English Language

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John Moir, 1806 - English language - 196 pages
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Page 120 - each rank, and it is inferred that the " first is to the last of the first rank of " magnitudes, as the first is to the last of " the others. Of this there are the two " following kinds, which arise from the ** different order in which the magnitudes
Page 120 - by division ; when there are four " proportionals, and it is inferred, that the " excess of the first above the second, is " to the second as the excess of the third " above the fourth, is to the fourth.
Page 120 - four proportionals, and it is inferred that " the first together with the second, is to " the second as the third, together with " the fourth, is to the fourth.
Page 53 - Rowena, a beautiful daughter of " Hengistus, general of the Saxons, who " having the isle of Thanet given him by" king Vortigern, for assisting him against " the Picts and Scots, obtained as much " ground as he could encompass with an
Page 166 - 6. Double Pica. 7. Paragon. 8. Great Primer. 9. English. 10. Pica. 11. Small Pica. 12. Long Primer. 13. Bourgeois. 14. Brevier. 15. Minion, 16. Nonpareil. 17. Pearl
Page 36 - contract or convention between the King of Spain and other powers, for furnishing the Spanish dominions
Page 120 - of magnitudes more than two, and " as many others, so that they are
Page 13 - or feaze, to lamm, to bray, to drub, to baste, to batter, to maul, to nubble, to belabour, to bump, to cane.
Page 120 - proportion : This term is used, " when the first magnitude is to the
Page 92 - and the Lord Chief Baron and the other Barons of the Court of Exchequer

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