Manual of Useful Information: Embracing More Than 100,000 Facts, Figures and Fancies, Drawn from Every Land and Language, and Carefully Classified for the Ready Reference of Teachers, Students and the Family Circle

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Werner Company, 1893 - 480 Seiten
 

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Seite 352 - Tis pleasant, through the loopholes of retreat. To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd: To hear the roar she sends through all her gates, At a safe distance, where the dying sound Palls a soft murmur on th
Seite 460 - kind of education not to be learned from books, or acquired by any amount of mere literary training. With his usual weight of words. Bacon observes that "studies teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them and above them won by
Seite 226 - regarding faith and morals to be held by the universal Church, by the Divine assistance promised him in blessed Peter is possessed of that infallibility with which the Divine Redeemer willed that His Church should be endowed for defining doctrines regarding faith or morals; and that, therefore, such definitions of the Roman pontiffs are irreformable of themselves and not
Seite 285 - of the United States. Declaration of Intention.—The alien must declare upon oath before a Circuit or District Court of the United States, or a District or Supreme Court of the Territories, or a court of record of any of the States having common law jurisdiction, and a seal and clerk, two
Seite 451 - not curious to know the affairs of others, neither approach to those that speak in private. Undertake not what you cannot perform, but be careful to keep your promise. Be not tedious in discourse. Speak not evil of the absent, for it is unjust. Let your recreations be manful, not sinful.
Seite 451 - neither curse nor revile. Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation. Be not immodest in urging your friend to discover a secret. Speak not of doleful things in time of mirth, nor at the table. Break not a jest where none takes pleasure in mirth. Laugh not loud, nor at all without occasion.
Seite 327 - THE VOWELS. We are little airy creatures. All of different voice and features: One of us in glass is set, One of us you'll find in jet. T'other you may see in tin. And the fourth a box within, If the fifth you should pursue, It can never fly from you.
Seite 350 - My mind has not been able to contemplate any plan more likely to affect the measure than the establishment of a university in a central part of the United States, to which the youths of fortune and talent from all parts thereof may be sent for the completion of
Seite 350 - It has always been a source of serious regret with me to see the youth of the United States sent to foreign countries for the purpose of education, often before their minds were formed, or they had imbibed any adequate ideas of the happiness of their own.
Seite 285 - at least prior to his admission, that it is. bona fide, his intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to auy foreign prince

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