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Page 24 - a figurative sentence or discourse, in which the principal subject is described by another subject resembling it in its properties and circumstances.
Page 173 - The term is given also to a meeting of sovereign princes which is held for the like purpose. The delegates from the Assemblies of the British colonies who met at New York 7th October, 1765, to consider their grievances, called their assemblage a Congress.
Page 164 - The struggle between rivals for the same trade at the same time ; the act of seeking or endeavoring to gain what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time.
Page 25 - Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the begin-ning of two or more words immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals...
Page 193 - To forge; to copy or imitate, without authority or right, and with a view to deceive or defraud, by passing the copy or thing forged for that which is original or genuine.
Page 250 - Any deviation from health in function or structure ; the cause of pain or uneasiness ; distemper ; malady ; sickness ; disorder ; any state of a living body in which the natural functions of the organs are interrupted or disturbed, either by defective or preternatural action, without a disrupture of parts by violence, which is called a wound.
Page 140 - ... of ascertaining the true periods or years when past events or transactions took place, and arranging them in their proper order according to their dates.
Page i - I am at a loss to determine ; and unless I can give a better plea than any other letter in the alphabet for being doubled in this situation, I must in the style of Lucían, in his trial of the letter t, declare for an expulsion.