The object of such profound veneration is now safely deposited in the Museum of the Royal Irish Academy at Dublin.
It is a cube of hone-stone, nine inches and a quarter in length, by four inches in breadth at its widest extremity.
Scottish First-pointed differs very little from the Early English, whereas the Scottish Geometric has no parallel elsewhere, and in Scotland entirely superseded the other at a very early date.
It was found in digging a drain at the village of Morningside, at the base of the Pentland Hills, where numerous traces of primitive population have been brought to light, and was presented to me by Dr.
Similar erections were probably employed at a much later period, for the temporary accommodation of the first phalanx of the newly founded monastery.
Its form is that of a rhombus, of which the greater diagonal is seven feet, and the less five feet, and its weight is calculated at about three tons and half a hundredweight.
The isolation which we have reason to believe had hitherto exercised so much influence on the native tribes of Britain, is now seen to be finally at an end.
He wanted to mow them with grape—of which we had none; he wanted to blow them into the air—but to reason with him was useless, and I was unable even to fix his attention enough to bid him farewell.
No one had ever vowed that I “should never ascend the throne—without a protest.
At last, however, I conjured up the spirit to found a school with lay teachers, arranging to pay its cost over and above the expected fees out of my own purse.
From Père Pellico I knew that I should meet with opposition, and I received him only to see how strong and of what nature the opposition would be.
The Conseil d’Etat was at once called together by the Governor General, and the little boy of the Princess Marie proclaimed by their order at the market-place.
The great screen of wrought stone rose up warmly, grey and clear and distinct against a clear blue sky in which the moon hung, round and already bright.
Here is something mankind can attempt, that we can attempt.
It has disclaimed in the most solemn manner, at the foot of the throne itself, the addresses which tended to irritate your sovereign against his colonies.
It does bear, and must, with the vices and the follies of men, until they actually strike at the root of order.
Unluckily I had company with me, and was not able to leave them until Thursday, when I went to town and called at his house, but missed him.
They were happy enough, in their opinion at least, before the change; what benefits society then had, they partook of them all.
And if such a spirit has been at any time roused in a society, after it has had its paroxysm it commonly subsides and is quiet, and is even the weaker for the violence of its first exertion: security and ease are its mortal enemies.
To say that we do not know, at this day, what the grievances of the colonies are (be they real or pretended) would be unworthy of us.
In the first instance, it strikes at the power of this country; in the end, at the union of the whole empire.
If difficulties should arise on the part of England, he knew that the House was so well trained that he might at his pleasure call us off from the hottest scent.
For the first few miles Edward could think of nothing but the squirrel, the bird, and the pleasant spot where he had been looking at them.
About noon they stopped at a retired and shady spot on the banks of the river, to give the horses time to get a little rest and refreshment.
Then he and his mother sat down on the green bank to look at the beautiful sight before them, while the horses and carriages were coming across.
The name of this tribe (Rabhas) is of uncertain derivation and in this district (Darrang) the people themselves are sometimes called Totlas, which may perhaps be a nickname.
Other names are obviously adopted from the Hindus, e.
This classifying syllable always indicates the point at which the multiplication ends and the addition begins.
Infant marriage is as yet unknown among them, and so far as the present writer has been able to ascertain during the past forty years, the young people are as a rule chaste before marriage and true to their marriage vows in after-life.
Very little need be said under the head of religion; for in this respect they are but little separated from the closely-cognated Kachari (Bara) race.
Her prowess at the loom has been mentioned before; and besides this, the actual planting out of the young rice-seedlings is for the most part carried through by the women.
Kachari women, both in early life and as matrons, enjoy a large measure of freedom, a freedom which is very rarely abused for evil purposes.
During the fifteen days preceding the formation of the cocoon, the insects' quarters must be kept scrupulously clean, and food carefully and regularly provided.
Well he may be a favorite, for he is built exactly on his model; at seventy, if I am not hung for debt before I reach it, I shall look to see him just a second Mr. Leonard Greer.
The game at cards soon languished, for Charlotte Benson really had an enthusiasm for music, and was not happy till she was at liberty to give her whole attention to it.
The tutor was quite as much at ease as any one, and, in a little while, imperceptibly became the person to whom we were all listening.
The storm was so sudden and so furious that everybody was concerned at hearing this; even Kilian made some exclamation of alarm.
Candles stood on a small tableat the head of where he lay, and many flowers were about the room.
If they do not know our wishes of themselves,” said Phileleutheros, “they will suffer for it at the next election.
My education,” replied the heavy young man, “was completed at the Jabez H.
It is that they have arrived from the metropolis at the request of their brothers, their cousins—what do I know of it?
You must take my place at the side of your Dear Mother, begin at once to be the little husband to her, the little man for her, and I will watch over you and help you to perform all these offices.
Every leaf had been put into the old mahogany table, and another table added at each end.
He was elected Governor, and, as he was a bachelor, my Soldier and I often assisted at his receptions.
But I felt at that time that it was grandmother's charity that caused her to set forth that view, for I thought that people who did not live in their own houses could not be respectable.
Then they would linger at table telling war stories until it was unanimously decided to be too late for any more work that day.
I saw Mammy-Mary again but she shook her head at us and pointed up here to you and so Dear Father wouldn't stop her.
We women carried the dispatches, cooked the food and took it to the men at the guns.
After cordially shaking hands with the royal visitor he slapped him on the back and said: "Make yourself at home, Prince, make yourself at home, sir.
In a moment there were two or three faces at the windows, and in another moment as many voices at the carriage door asking, "Is this George Pickett's wife and child?
The last time I had seen him wasat the Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs, where, though still a child, I held that he was pledged to me and resented his attentions to the belles nearer his own age.
Sister," said Captain Bright, "before the General was married he would not allow any of us to swear at all.
Offenses of this kind were to be punished by summary court-martial, which had even the power to inflict death.
Lyon had ordered forward from Leavenworth through Kansas City, while a third, under Col.
Crawford, who became a Colonel, a brevet Brigadier-General, and Governor of Kansas.
Price was endeavoring to turn the Union right flank.
A quarrel between him and Stockton followed, and later another quarrel ensued with Gen.
Plum-mer to march from Cape Girardeau, strike at Thompson's line of retreat, and endeavor to capture his whole force.
We shall see how soldierly instincts and training measurably disappointed them.
Though Hagner belonged to the Ordnance, and not therefore regarded as eligible to command troops, he secured an order assigning himself to command according to his brevet rank of Major, which made him superior to Lyon.
Houses passed a bill to call a Convention "to consider the relations of Missouri to the United States.
This would clear the State of the whole congerie of Secession leaders, remove the young men from their influence, stop the persecutions of the Union men in that section, and cement Missouri solidly in the Union line.
He was so outspoken in these views as to render his position quite unpleasant, where nearly every one was so antagonistic.
At the first halt of the army, about two miles from the battlefield, while the dead and wounded were being gathered up, it was discovered that Gen.
Any violation of either of the foregoing articles shall subject the offender to the penalty of military law, according to the nature of the offense.
No, let me tell you right here, Pap, that the 'Wage of Sin' was a thoroughbred treat to read.
Thinks are seldom what they seem,' as the poet says, which is as true as that 'Honesty is the best policy.
Religions is to Doc jist like teethin' is to babies; they got to teethe, and seem like Doc's got to catch new religions.
You could hear Doc sigh all over the room, it was sich a relief to his mind.
Except to settle the witness fees with this gentleman," said Toole, turning to Eliph', who was still eager to say a word or two.
What right has a man like him to come pushin' in like that?
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "at" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word. Other words: among; inside; near; with