Transactions of the American Philological Association, المجلدات 3-4

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Ginn & Company, 1873
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الصفحة 75 - And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.
الصفحة 30 - This day learned that the Caucus Club meets, at certain times, in the garret of Tom Dawes, the Adjutant of the Boston Regiment. He has a large house, and he has a movable partition in his garret which he takes down, and the whole club meets in one room. There they smoke tobacco till you cannot see from one end of the garret to the other. There they drink flip, I suppose, and there they choose a moderator, who puts questions...
الصفحة 21 - One part of the religious superstition of the Savages, consists in each of them having his totam, or favorite spirit, which he believes watches over him. This totam they conceive assumes the shape of some beast or other, and therefore they never kill, hunt, or eat the animal whose form they think this totam bears.
الصفحة 29 - More than fifty years ago Mr. Samuel Adams's father and twenty others, one or two from the north end of the town where all the ship business is carried on, used to meet, make a caucus and lay their plan for introducing certain persons into places of trust and power.
الصفحة 138 - I answered, that to my knowledge it was understood as far as Connecticut: for there I did read some part of my Translation before many hundred English witnesses, and the Indians manifested that they did understand what I read, perfectly, in respect of the language. They further questioned whether I had expressed the Translation in true language? I answered that I feared after times will find many infirmities in it, all humane works are subject to infirmity, yet those pieces that were printed, viz....
الصفحة 6 - Everlasting incompleteness is the pledge of man's godlike endowments and immortal destiny. The science that could be finished, would not be worth the finishing. As to the utility of philological science, we say, first, that the highest end of knowledge is knowledge. The auspicious feature in the relation of culture to the acquisition of wealth is not that the latter is possible through the former, but that the former is the condition of the latter — that moneymaking on a large scale is not possible...
الصفحة 22 - The figure of this sacred animal is the Totem, which every individual of the tribe affixes, whenever his mark is necessary, or wherever he wishes to leave a memorial of himself. This beloved symbol adheres to him in death, and is painted upon the post which marks his grave.
الصفحة 21 - POWELL the Report was accepted and the recommendation of the committee was adopted. Dr. T. STERRY HUNT Moved, That inasmuch as the European members of this committee will henceforth be engaged as members of local committees for the coming session of the Congress in their respective countries, their names be dropped from the present committee. Adopted.
الصفحة 96 - Burns' poems!« Such views are no longer held by scholars. The speech of Beowulf, Caedmon and Alfred, is recognized as a literary language, carefully written, competent to translate the Latin classics, and having original works of importance, both in extent and kind. The comparative study of the northern dialects shows it to be a German speech lying perfectly parallel with the other Teutonic tongues, so that its grammatical forms can be clearly traced, and a historical orthography established, extending...
الصفحة 33 - Thesaurus, with a description of its contents, given by Humphrey Wanley. Mr. Ellis describes it more at length, on the authority of Mr. G. Waring of Oxford. He speaks of it as a small quarto volume containing several unconnected pieces of great age and value. Thus, in folios 1-8, we have part of the treatise entitled " De Conjugationibus distinguendis," by the grammarian Eutyehius ; in folios 10-18, an Anglo-Saxon homily on the finding of the cross by St.

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