Everyday Mysteries: Secrets of Science in the Home

Macmillan, 1923 - 198 páginas

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Página 125 - We were drawing nine! My hands were in a nerveless flutter. I could not ring a bell intelligibly with them. I flew to the speakingtube and shouted to the engineer: " Oh, Ben, if you love me, back her! Quick, Ben! Oh, back the immortal soul out of her!
Página 14 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths ; their soul is melted because of trouble, They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.
Página 15 - They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end. Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses. He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.
Página 138 - I know that my REDEEMER liveth, And that He shall stand in the latter day upon the earth: And though after my skin worms destroy this body, Yet in my flesh shall I see God : Whom I shall see for myself, And mine eyes shall behold, and not another.
Página 104 - Hark ! hark ! the dogs do bark, The beggars are coming to town, Some in rags and some in tags, And some in velvet gowns.
Página 137 - At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With nature's mother- wit, and arts unknown before.
Página 30 - Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.
Página 139 - Some talk of Alexander, And some of Hercules ; Of Hector and Lysander, And such great names as these...
Página 190 - This book was written at Orrhoa, a city of Mesopotamia, by the hands of a man named Jacob, in the year seven hundred and twenty-three. In the month Tishrin the latter it was completed.
Página 124 - Half twain!" This was frightful! I seized the bell-ropes and stopped the engines. "Quarter twain! Quarter twain! Mark twain!" I was helpless. I did not know what in the world to do. I was quaking from head to foot, and I could have hung my hat on my eyes, they stuck out so far.

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