Quizzism; and Its Key: Quirks and Quibbles from Queer Quarters : a Mélange of Questions in Literature, Science, History, Biography, Mythology, Philology, Geography, Etc., Etc., with Their Answers
New England Publishing Company, 1884 - 212 ページ
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92 ページ - Resolved, That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white ; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.
126 ページ - Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
v ページ - What song the Syrens sang, or what name Achilles assumed when he hid himself among women, though puzzling questions, are not beyond all conjecture.
139 ページ - On that day a numerous society of his votaries walked together in procession through the streets of Philadelphia, their hats decorated with bucks...
8 ページ - Mofiis de Perestrello, an Italian cavalier, lately deceased, who had been one of the most distinguished navigators under Prince Henry, and had colonized and governed the island of Porto Santo.
45 ページ - So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.
18 ページ - And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
206 ページ - For time at last sets all things even — And if we do but watch the hour, There never yet was human power Which could evade, if unforgiven, The patient search and vigil long Of him who treasures up a wrong.