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Page 100 - O'er bog or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies.
Page 167 - What matter where, if I be still the same, And what I should be, all but less than he Whom thunder hath made greater?
Page 466 - Long practice has a sure improvement found, With kindled fires to burn the barren ground, When the light stubble, to the flames...
Page 308 - ... is up: hark ! how it howls ! Methinks Till now, I never heard a sound so dreary: Doors creak, and windows clap, and night's foul bird, Rook'd...
Page 87 - And none of them, or of their progeny, returned to this island, but remained among the Romans in the country of Gwasgwyn [Gascony], where they are at this time. And it was in revenge for this expedition that the Romans first came into this island.
Page 46 - And before that time there was no justice but what was done through favor ; nor any law save that of might. Third — Dyfnwal Moelmud, who reduced to a system the laws, customs, maxims, and privileges appertaining to a country and nation. And for these reasons were they called the three pillars of the nation of the Cymry. The three Social Tribes of the Isle of Britain.
Page 466 - New breathings, whence new nourishment she takes; Or that the heat the gaping ground constrains, New knits the surface, and new strings the veins ; Lest soaking showers should pierce her secret seat,} Or freezing Boreas chill her genial heat, / Or scorching suns too violently beat.
Page 37 - The whole is to be suspended from four lines of strong iron cables, by perpendicular iron rods placed five feet apart, and these rods will support the road-way framing. The suspending power is calculated at 2016 tons, and the weight to be suspended, exclusive of the cables, is 343 tons, leaving a disposable power of 1674 tons.