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第 346 頁 - And when You see this Orb set under the Cross, remember that the whole World is subject to the Power and Empire of Christ our Redeemer.
第 312 頁 - I have placed him last, so was he the last liver of all the servants of her favour, and had the honour to see his renowned mistress, and all of them laid in the places of their rest; and for himself, after a life of a very noble and remarkable reputation, he died rich, and in a peaceable old age...
第 51 頁 - Invention is one of the great marks of genius ; but if we consult experience we shall find that it is by being conversant with the inventions of others that we learn to invent, as by reading the thoughts of others we learn to think.
第 291 頁 - ... hides; incessant volleys were securely discharged from the loopholes; in the front three doors were contrived for the alternate sally and retreat of the soldiers and workmen. They ascended by a staircase to the upper platform, and, as high as the level of that platform, a scaling-ladder could be raised by pulleys to form a bridge and grapple with the adverse rampart. By these various arts of annoyance, some as new as they were pernicious to the Greeks, the tower of St.
第 69 頁 - ... which is set to the right of the altar. The church is rather dark, and particularly so where the shrine is placed, and when we went to see it the sun was nearly gone down, and the weather was cloudy; yet I saw that ruby as well as if I had it in my hand ; they say that it was the gift of a king of France.
第 175 頁 - Allegat ergo pro se lingua oil, quod propter sui faciliorem, ac delectabiliorem vulgaritatem, quicquid redactum, sive inventum est ad vulgare prosaicum, suum est : videlicet biblia cum Trojanorum Romanorumque gestibus compilata, et Arturi regis ambages pulcerrimœ, et quam plures aliœ historiœ ac doctrinœ.
第 76 頁 - Tuesday, the z9th of December. Tuesday, his friends remarked, had always been a significant day in Becket's life. On a Tuesday he was born and baptized — on a Tuesday he had fled from Northampton — on a Tuesday he had left England on his exile — on a Tuesday he had received...
第 195 頁 - Maurice, his son, who succeeded him in the kingdom, that in the same place he should happen to decease, a church should be built, and his body buried in the same, which was accordingly performed in the year 600.
第 76 頁 - While he continued Chancellor, the office of Grand Justiciar does not seem to have been filled up, and, except the King, he had no superior. Tall in stature, with a placid, handsome, and commanding countenance, his figure pleased the eye ; while his subtle reasonings, his polished elocution, and facetious gaiety, won the heart. ; His loftiness of mind, that was proud and ceremonious with rank 'and power, softened into affability, gentleness, and liberality towards his inferiors and dependents. Popularity...