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Page 8 - The Ram, the Bull, the heavenly Twins, And next the Crab the Lion shines, The Virgin and the Scales ; The Scorpion, Archer and He-goat, The Man that holds the watering-pot And Fish with glittering tails.
Page 1 - And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
Page 108 - The Confederated States engage, in the same manner, not to make war against each other, on any pretext, nor to pursue their differences by force of arms, but to submit them to the Diet, which will attempt a mediation by means of a Commission.
Page 199 - Zone, between 4° 4' and 20° 3' north latitude and 116° 4' and 126° 34' east longitude from the meridian of Greenwich. It is surrounded on the north and west by the China Sea, on the east by the Pacific Ocean, and on the south by the Sea of Celebes.
Page 13 - In this case, it is obvious that the plane of the circle of illumination would be perpendicular to a line drawn from the centre of the sun to the centre of the earth...
Page 396 - I hereby authorize you to draw on the Secretaries of State, of the Treasury, of War, and of the Navy of the United States, according as you may find your draughts will be most negotiable...
Page 236 - His lieutenants, on the shores of the Red Sea, the Ocean, and the Gulf of Persia, were saluted by the acclamations of a faithful people ; and the ambassadors who knelt before the throne of Medina were as numerous (says the Arabian proverb) as the dates that fall from the maturity of a palm-tree.
Page 242 - High Plains" of the state1. The surface of the county is a plain which slopes gently toward the east and whose surface is broken by two large valleys, one in the northern and the other in the southern part of the county.
Page 233 - GOD having secretly predetermined not only the adverse and prosperous fortune of every person in this world, in the most minute particulars, but also his faith or infidelity, his obedience or disobedience, and consequently his everlasting happiness or misery after death ; which fate or predestination it is not possible, by any foresight or wisdom, to avoid.