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A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite.  Synonyms: atomic number 28, nickel.



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... moment to accord him, but during that moment she contrived to speak reassuringly of the Suydam genealogy, the art of landscape architecture, and impart a little special knowledge from her inexhaustible reserve, informing him that the name of her villa, Tsa-na Lah-ni, was Seminole, and meant "Yellow Butterfly." And then she passed him sweetly along into a crush of bright-eyed young things who attempted to pour tea into him and be agreeable in various artless ways; and presently he found himself in a back-water where ...
— The Firing Line • Robert W. Chambers

... neidfarae nnig ni uurthit thonc snoturra than him tharf sie to ymbhycggannae, aer his him iongae, huaet his gastae godaes aeththa yflaes aefter deothdaege ...
— Anglo-Saxon Literature • John Earle

... Ma-ni-ka-wan, the maiden, took it upon herself to be his nurse. She brought him water to bathe his face, which was very sore from frostbite, and gave him the choicest morsels from the kettle, and made him as comfortable ...
— Ungava Bob - A Winter's Tale • Dillon Wallace

... girl!" he growled. "What are little girls made of?" "Sugar and spice," I began to say, "and all that's ni—" but he interrupted me. "No! I don't mean that. I mean, what's the good of little girls, when they send such heavy letters?" "Well, they're not much good, certainly," I said, ...
— The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll • Stuart Dodgson Collingwood

... ita sunt imbecilli senes, ut nullum offici aut omnino vitae munus exsequi possint. At id quidem non proprium senectutis vitium est, sed commune valetudinis. Quam fuit imbecillus P. Africani filius, is qui te adoptavit, quam tenui aut nulla potius valetudine! Quod ni ita fuisset, alterum illud exstitisset lumen civitatis; ad paternam enim magnitudinem animi doctrina uberior accesserat. Quid mirum igitur in senibus, si infirmi sunt aliquando, cum id ne adulescentes quidem effugere possint? Resistendum, Laeli et Scipio, senectuti est, eiusque ...
— Cato Maior de Senectute • Marcus Tullius Cicero

... reprobated, it seems nevertheless to have been adopted in the arms and mottos of many honourable families. Thus the motto of the Vernons, Ver non semper viret, is a perfect pun, and so is that of the Onslows, Festina lente. The Periissem ni per-iissem of the Anstruthers is liable to a similar objection. One of that ancient race, finding that an antagonist, with whom he had fixed a friendly meeting, was determined to take the opportunity of assassinating him, prevented ...
— Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete • Sir Walter Scott

... of Charles, Duke of Burgundy into the series of Heroes of the Nations, is justified by his relation to events rather than by his national or his heroic qualities. "Il n'avait pas assez de sens ni de malice pour conduire ses entreprises," is one phrase of Philip de Commines in regard to the master he had once served. Render sens by genius and malice by diplomacy and the words are not far wrong. Yet in spite ...
— Charles the Bold - Last Duke Of Burgundy, 1433-1477 • Ruth Putnam

... tame grumbler I. I only claim the privilege of croaking in my own corner here, without uniting my throat to the grand chorus of the marshNi quito Rey, ni pongo ReyI neither make king nor mar king, as Sancho says, but pray heartily for our own sovereign, pay scot and lot, and grumble at the excisemanBut here comes the ewe-milk cheese in good time; it is a better digestive ...
— The Antiquary, Complete • Sir Walter Scott

... air convenaient parfaitement a un heros de roman, mais non pas d'un roman francais; il n'en avait ni le brillant ni legerete."—Souvenirs et Portraits, par M. de Levis, ...
— The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France • Charles Duke Yonge

... difficulty too well. She has slipped into her father's formal note the highly Sensible postscript, "Vous dire de m'oublier? Ah! Jamais. On m'a force de l'ecrire; rien ne peut m'obliger a le penser ni le desirer." Apparently it was not leap-year, for the Marquis replied in a letter nearly as bad as Willoughby's celebrated epistle in ...
— A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 - From the Beginning to 1800 • George Saintsbury

... vase,—the figure upon a workman's trowel not less than the pattern of the girdle of a princess,—the shape of the paper doll or wooden rattle bought for a baby, not less than the forms of those colossal Ni-O who guard the gateways of ...
— The Journal of Abnormal Psychology - Volume 10

... ces memes funerailles aux femmes et aux filles. Tous ceux qui ont assiste aux obseques profitent de toute la depouille du defunt et s'il n'avoit rien, les parens y supleent. Ainsi ils ne pleurent pas en vain. Le deuil consiste a ne se point couper ni graisser les cheveux et de se tenir neglige sans aucune parure, couverts de mechantes hardes. Le pere et la mere portent le deuil de leur fils. Si le pere meurt les garcons le portent, et ...
— A Further Contribution to the Study of the Mortuary Customs of the North American Indians • H.C. Yarrow

... built Babel and Erech and Niffer, which last is probably Calneh. The Hebrew scribes would seem to have altered the name of Merodach in two particulars: they dropped the last syllable, thus suggesting that the name was derived from Marad, "the rebellious one"; and they prefixed the syllable "Ni," just as "Nisroch" was written for "Assur." "From a linguistic point of view, therefore, the identification of Nimrod as a changed form of Merodach ...
— The Astronomy of the Bible - An Elementary Commentary on the Astronomical References - of Holy Scripture • E. Walter Maunder

... a b'aillidh bha 'n tus a gharaidh 'S i ur a fas ann fuidh bhlath 's fuidh dhos, O! 's truagh a dh-fhag thu ma thuath na Gaidheil Mar uain gun mhathair ni'n sgath ri frois, 'S tu b'urr' an tearnadh bho chunnart gabhaidh, 'S an curaidh laidir, chuireadh spairn na tost, Tha 'n tuath gu craiteach, 's na h-uaislean casai, 'S bho 'n chaidh am fad ort 's truagh gair ...
— The Celtic Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 3, January 1876 • Various

... and greatfull thanks for y'r rememberence of her. I dare to say you here splended acounts of my doins in London—at cok fites and theaters, dansing at Vorxhall, and beeting ye wotch in Covin Garden. Does my F. stil use to speke harsh agenst me, or has he ni forgott their is sech a creetur living? If he has so, I hope you wil kepe him in ...
— Birds of Prey • M. E. Braddon

... y) (comp.) adj. niemest, nyemest (superl.; positive not found) lower, under, lowest, ...
— A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary - For the Use of Students • John R. Clark Hall

... CONTARI'NI, an illustrious Venetian family, which furnished eight Doges to the Republic, as well as an array of men eminent in the Church, ...
— The Nuttall Encyclopaedia - Being a Concise and Comprehensive Dictionary of General Knowledge • Edited by Rev. James Wood

... Domhnull Mac Bheathain 's e 's an eisdeachd, Naile, 's fheudar dhomh-sa labhairt, 'S mise 'n t-amadan thar cheud, A bheireadh cead dh' i 'n deigh a gabhail, Ach thoir-se nise dhomh fein i, 'S theid ni 'us feudail a' d' lamhaibh, Gu 'n ruig a 's na tha tilgeadh reigh dhomh ...
— The Celtic Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, November 1875 • Various

... e bisogna mutar ni faccia ni voci per esser un Angelo.—The words addressed by Lord Herbert of Cherbury, to the beautiful Nun at Murano. ...
— The Mirror Of Literature, Amusement, And Instruction - Vol. X, No. 289., Saturday, December 22, 1827 • Various

... moments in the life of a person when the saying of the wise Ni-Hyu that "Misfortune comes to all men and to most women" is endowed with double force. At such times the faithful child of the Sun is a prey to the whitest and most funereal thoughts, and even the inspired wisdom of his ...
— The Wallet of Kai Lung • Ernest Bramah

... This has always been rendered "no youth there grows to old age." But the Irish is ni thecht oac and re siun, and re siun can only mean "before an old (man)." The sense possibly is, that as men do not become feeble with advancing years, the younger man has not the same advantage over his elders in the eyes of women that he has in ...
— Heroic Romances of Ireland Volumes 1 and 2 Combined • A. H. Leahy

... impunity." The flag of independence, however, only half told the real meaning of its emblem—the warning, and not the self-restraint. There is a device, to my notion, much more expressive: a rattlesnake rampant, with the Spanish motto, Ni huyes ni persigues—"Thou needst not flee, but thou must not pursue." Or, in other words, "I impose upon no one; no one must impose upon me." That is the real meaning of the rattlesnake, as any one can testify who ...
— The Junior Classics Volume 8 - Animal and Nature Stories • Selected and arranged by William Patten

... way, was no admirer of Aristophanes. "Ce poete comique," said he, "qui n'est ni comique ni poete, n'aurait pas ete admis parmi nous a donner ses farces a la foire Saint-Laurent." But that was not because he was indecent, but because to Voltaire, who said much the same of ...
— Pot-Boilers • Clive Bell

... opposite direction and let them go. Three out of ten found their way home. He tried the same experiment several times, in one case taking them a little over two miles. On an average about a third of the Bees found their way home. "La demonstration," says Fabre, "est suffisante. Ni les mouvements enchevetres d'une rotation comme je l'ai decrite; ni l'obstacle de collines a franchir et de bois a traverser; ni les embuches d'une voie qui s'avance, retrograde, et revient par un ample circuit, ne peuvent troubler les Chalicodomes depayses et ...
— The Beauties of Nature - and the Wonders of the World We Live In • Sir John Lubbock

... smooth grass plat in front of our house to play "sis-sis'-ki" (I catch your ankle). They laid aside their blankets and lined up nude in two opposing lines twelve or fifteen feet apart. All then called: "Sis-sis'-ki ad wa'-ni wa'-ni!" (which is, "I catch your ankle, now! now!"). Immediately the two lines crouched on their haunches, and, in half-sitting posture, with feet side by side, each girl bounced toward her opponent endeavoring to catch her ankle. After the two ...
— The Bontoc Igorot • Albert Ernest Jenks

... Laurent recut dans son gite, Honneur qui lui etait bien du, De nombreux amis la visite; Car chacun scavait que Laurent A son tour rendrait la pareille, Chapeau montre, et veste engageant, Pour que l'ami put boire bouteille, Ni faire, a ...
— Musa Pedestris - Three Centuries of Canting Songs - and Slang Rhymes [1536 - 1896] • John S. Farmer

... assez joli tableau, say they, mais la tete manque, de l'expression, si elle avait plus d'esprit, plus de vivacite! Mais Raphael, il n'avait jamais passe les Alpes." We burst out laughing, and I added, "Le pauvre Raphael quel dommage, de ne savoir rien du grand. Monarque! ni de la grande nation." "Yet," I continued, "there is a painter, Stotherd, who has come nearer to the great Italian, in the grace and elegance of his women and children, than perhaps any other, and merits well the proud appellation ...
— Recollections of the late William Beckford - of Fonthill, Wilts and Lansdown, Bath • Henry Venn Lansdown

... cozin Peck he doned it suah. But dey hangs a culld mans fust down disaways an den tries him fo de crim. Is innersent, I swars hit. I gotter de bred. I et it, case I mity ni ...
— Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise - or, The Dash for Dixie • Louis Arundel

... vassals Qui morurent en Rencevals. Quant il orent chevalchie tant Qu'as Engleis vindrent apreismant: "Sire," dist Taillefer, "merci! Io vos ai longuement servi. Tot mon servise me devez. Hui se vos plaist le me rendez. Por tot guerredon vos require E si vos veil forment preier Otreiez mei que io ni faille Le premier colp de la bataille." Li ...
— Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres • Henry Adams

... house of our friend Don Pepe, and were informed by the servant as we entered the courtyard that the nino, the child, was up stairs waiting for us. "The Child" seemed an odd term to apply to a young man of five and twenty. The young ladies, in the same way are called the ni-as, and keep ...
— Anahuac • Edward Burnett Tylor

... caracteristiques de l'une des religions du passe? Pour dire que le gnosticisme ou l'ebionitisme sont les formes legitimes de la pensee chretienne il faut dire hardiment qu'il n'y a pas de pensee chretienne, ni de caractere specifique qui la fasse reconnaitre. Sous pretexte de l'elargir, on la dissout. Personne au temps de Platon n'eut ose couvrir de son nom une doctrine qui n'eut pas fait place a la theorie des idees; et l'on eut excite ...
— The Kingdom of God is within you • Leo Tolstoy

... in the sand in order that their bodies might be thoroughly dried. Every snake in the collection was thus washed, the harmless varieties being bathed after the venomous. In the destruction of the altar by the reptiles, the snake ti-po-ni (insignia) stood upright until all had been washed, and then one of the priests turned it on its side, as a sign that the observance had ended. The low, weird song of the snake men continued, and gradually died away until there ...
— The Unwritten Literature of the Hopi • Hattie Greene Lockett

... was the first to miss Nelly in the Legation. She rushed about as fast as her little feet would allow, calling, 'Ni-li! Ni-li! Ni-li! Ku-niang!' (Ku-niang means 'Miss' or 'girl'). She overturned Arthur Macdonald's top in her flurry, just when he had lashed it up into a beautiful spin. Arthur was cross about the top, but he could not help laughing to see solid Chu Ma in such a fuss. 'She is ...
— The Little Girl Lost - A Tale for Little Girls • Eleanor Raper

... into its first deep sleep except some night bird unfamiliar to me, which indolently uttered a long, protracted cry in several distinct notes like the phrase, "Have you seen Ni-ki-ta?" and immediately answered itself, "Seen him, seen ...
— The Witch and Other Stories • Anton Chekhov

... l'avait egalement publiee, mais en trois feuilletons. L'orang-outang du Commerce n'avait que neuf colonnes. Il s'agissait done d'un autre quadrumane litteraire. Ma foi non! c'etait le meme; seulement il n'appartenait ni a la Quotidienne, ni au Commerce. M. Old-Nick l'avait emprunte a un romancier American qu'il est en train d'inventer dans la Revue des Deux-Mondes. Ce romancier s'appelle Poe; je ne dis pas contraire. Voila done un ecrivain qui use du droit legitime d'arranger les ...
— International Miscellany of Literature, Art and Science, Vol. 1, - No. 3, Oct. 1, 1850 • Various

... He went on, after a little practice, with as much facility as if it was his native tongue. One sentence this writer well remembers. Observing that Fontenelle at first opposed the Newtonian philosophy, and embraced it afterwards, his words were:—"Fontenellus, ni fallor, in extrema senectute fuit transfuga ad castra Newtoniana."' See post, under Nov. 12, 1775. Boscovitch, the Jesuit astronomer, was a professor in the University of Pavia. When Dr. Burney visited him, 'he complained very much of the silence of the ...
— Life Of Johnson, Vol. 2 • Boswell

... marvellous spectacle at all times; but, he exclaims, 'O Paris! qui n'a pas admire tes sombres paysages, tes echappees de lumiere, tes culs-de-sac profonds et silencieux; qui n'a pas entendu tes murmures entre minuit et deux heures du matin, ne connait encore rien de ta vraie poesie, ni de tes ...
— Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.) • Leslie Stephen

... unua artikolo de la unua ekzemplero de tiu cxi Gazeto estas signifa. "Esperanto!" Espero estas la sxlosilo de la tuta movado. Ni do esperas ke ni movadas. Cxar ni esperas, ni eldonas tiun cxi Gazeton, ni fondas Esperantistajn grupojn kaj ni faradas cxion, kion ni povas, por ...
— The Esperantist, Vol. 1, No. 1 • Various

... were no larger than modern yachts. The Santa Maria was single-decked and ninety feet long. The Pinta and Nia (picture, p. 11) were smaller caravels, and neither was decked amidships. In 1893 reproductions of the three vessels, full size and as exact as possible, were sent across the sea by Spain, and exhibited at the ...
— A Brief History of the United States • John Bach McMaster

... to found a new science of society, attracted general attention in the middle of the century. [Footnote: Compare the appreciation by Weill in Histoire du mouvement social en France 1852-1910 (1911, ed. 2), p. 41: "Le grande ecrivain revolutionnaire et anarchiste n'etait au fond ni un revolutionnaire ni un anarchiste, mais un reformateur pratique et modere qui a fait illusion par le ton vibrant de ses pamphlets centre la societe capitaliste."]His hostility to religion, his notorious dictum that "property is theft," his gospel of "anarchy," ...
— The Idea of Progress - An Inquiry Into Its Origin And Growth • J. B. Bury

... not exercise a decisive influence on any existence. His passion never encroached upon any of his desires; he neither pressed close nor bore down [n'a etreint ni masse] any mind by the ...
— Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician - Volume 1-2, Complete • Frederick Niecks

... liberte autre chose qu'elle-meme est fait pour servir.—Ancien Regime, 248. Je regarde, ainsi que je l'ai toujours fait, la liberte comme le premier des biens; je vois toujours en elle l'une des sources les plus fecondes des vertus males et des actions grandes. Il n'y a pas de tranquillite ni de bien-etre qui puisse me tenir lieu d'elle.—January 7, 1856, Mme. Swetchine, i. 452. La liberte a un faux air d'aristocratie; en donnant pleine carriere aux facultes humaines, en encourageant le travail et l'economie, elle fait ressortir ...
— A Lecture on the Study of History • Lord Acton

... woman brought me by her father, old Delkes, that carries pins always in his mouth, to get her husband off that he should not go to sea, 'une contre pouvait avoir done any cose cum else, but I did nothing, si ni baisser her'. After they were gone my mind run upon having them called back again, and I sent a messenger to Blackwall, but he failed. So I lost my expectation. I to the Exchequer, about striking new tallys, and I find the Exchequer, by proclamation, ...
— Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete • Samuel Pepys

... sometime she'll give a party for me, but she says there must be no romping, and that it must be dig-ni-fide. I don't believe I spelled that right, and I'm not sure what it means, but it doesn't sound nice. I don't believe the children that come to it, will like a party that's digni—, I can't write ...
— Princess Polly's Playmates • Amy Brooks

... over the floor here with muddy feet would be the same as if an American should walk roughshod over his chairs, table and bed. Even in the Japanese department store I visited this morning cloth covers were put on my shoes, and this afternoon at the Ni-no Go Reiya Shinto temple I had to go in my ...
— Where Half The World Is Waking Up • Clarence Poe

... west of us lived the Ned-ni Apaches. Their chief was Whoa, called by the Mexicans Capitan Whoa. They were our firm friends. The land of this tribe lies partly in Old Mexico and partly in Arizona.[3] Whoa and I often camped and fought side by side as brothers. My enemies were his enemies, my ...
— Geronimo's Story of His Life • Geronimo

... common reading, however, is 'Nullum numen habes,' &c. Mrs. Piozzi (Anec. p. 218) records this saying, but with a variation. '"For," says Mr. Johnson, "though I do not quite agree with the proverb, that Nullum numen adest si sit prudentia, yet we may very well say, that Nullum numen adest, ni sit prudentia."' ...
— Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6) • Boswell

... [FN81] Arab. "Tobni" which Lane renders "two clods." I have noted that the Tob (Span. Adobe Al-Tob) is a sunbaked brick. Beating the bosom with such material is still common amongst Moslem mourners of the lower class, and the hardness of the blow gives the measure ...
— Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 • Richard F. Burton

... with affected nonchalence and he knocked the heels of his boots together in order to keep his teeth from chattering. "It's a fi-fine ni-night ...
— Baby Mine • Margaret Mayo

... 'Winnipiseogee' (pronounced Win' ni pe sauk' e,) is compounded of winni, nippe, and sauki, 'good-water discharge,' and the name must have belonged originally to the outlet by which the waters of the lake pass to the Merrimack, rather than to the lake itself. Winnepesauke, ...
— The Composition of Indian Geographical Names - Illustrated from the Algonkin Languages • J. Hammond Trumbull

... l'Italie, No. 40. In talking of Rome, he complains in a very Diderotian spirit of the want of le beau moral. "On ne trouve ici dans les moeurs ni des hommes prives ni des hommes publics, cette moralite, cette bienseance, dont les moeurs francoises sont pleines. Le beau moral est absolument inconnu. Or, c'est pour atteindre a ce beau moral dans tous les genres que la sensibilite ...
— Diderot and the Encyclopaedists - Volume II. • John Morley

... Adriatic or Upper Sea, and nearly coincides with the modern district of Lombardy. The country is a continuous plain divided by the Pa'dus, Po, into two parts; the northern, Gallia Transpada'na, was inhabited by the tribes of the Tauri'ni, In'subres, and Cenoma'nni; the southern, Gallia Cispada'na, was possessed by the Boi'i, Leno'nes, and Lingo'nes. 7. These plains were originally inhabited by a portion of the Etrurian or Tuscan nation, once the ...
— Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome • Oliver Goldsmith

... the mud, to hear this celebrated person preach. Never, the longest day I have to live, shall I have such another walk as this cold, raw, comfortless one in the winter of 1798. Il-y- a des impressions que ni le tems ni les circonstances peuvent effacer. Dusse-je vivre des siecles entiers, le doux tems de ma jeunesse ne peut renaitre pour moi, ni s'effacer jamais dans ma memoire. When I got there the organ was playing the 100th Psalm, and when it was done Mr. ...
— Characters of Shakespeare's Plays • William Hazlitt

... Caput prophet[e,] Nah[u]ni, vide & Nazianzenum in aporetais, siue de arcanis vel principijs non procul a fine, ...
— A Treatise of Witchcraft • Alexander Roberts

... that time a number of learned men. They were acquainted with many of the arts and sciences, and recorded all they knew in a peculiar writing of their own invention. Their neighbors, the Phoe-ni'-cians, whose land also bordered on the Mediterranean Sea, were quite civilized too; and as both of these nations had ships, they soon began to sail all around that ...
— The Story of the Greeks • H. A. Guerber

... nouns are formed by the addition of the particle ragua, as vde, joyously; vderagua, joy; dni, good; dniragua, goodness; dhme, man, or people; dhmeragua, humanity; and so disragua, divinity. Others, substantive nouns, applied to certain places end in sra, as, omsra, canebrake, from om, cane, and sra, in or among; hurigosra, reedfield; hparosra, mesquitscrub: ...
— Grammatical Sketch of the Heve Language - Shea's Library Of American Linguistics. Volume III. • Buckingham Smith

... Ni-ha-be sat perfectly still in her silver-mounted saddle, although her spirited mustang pony pawed the ground and pulled on his bit as if he were in a special hurry to go on down the ...
— The Talking Leaves - An Indian Story • William O. Stoddard

... door. "I ain't been a good 'usban' to 'er," he went on, again making the jerking gesture over his shoulder with his thumb. "Thash a fac'. I ain't. But I 'pologise. I'm shorry! Can't say no more'n that, can I? Goo'-ni', gemmem!" ...
— Changing Winds - A Novel • St. John G. Ervine

... were repeated from father to son for generations, and in the twelfth century a poet, whose name we do not know, wrote them in verse. He called his poem the Ni'bel-ung'en-lied (song of the Nibelungs). It is the great national poem of the Germans. The legends told in it are the basis ...
— Famous Men of the Middle Ages • John H. Haaren

... delhei Diffun ymlaen bun med a dalhei Twll tal y rodawr ene klywei Awr ny rodei nawd meint dilynei Ni chilyei o gamhawn eny verei Waet mal brwyn gomynei gwyr nyt echei Nys adrawd gododin ar llawr mordei Rac pebyll madawc pan atcoryei Namen un gwr o ...
— Y Gododin - A Poem on the Battle of Cattraeth • Aneurin

... esta ysla De lucon y sus comarcanas que por ser moros difieren algo en las condiciones y viuienda y lengua.—No se puede negar a Ver faltado curiosidad en los que A esta tierra an pasado pues eclesiastico, ni secular an tomado la mano para contar lo que a acaecido en la conquista desta tierra y Ansi aunque en mexico El padre fray Alonso de Buyca Dicen tiene hecho vn gran Volumen sobre ello tengolo por dudoso porqe yo e visto cartas suyas ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803, Volume V., 1582-1583 • Various

... "Aum;" but speak it not on pain of death; let absolute "muckta" be known to him; let him study the secret "mantras," and ponder on the mysteries of "Vach;" let him also say each day in his prayer "Aum ma-ni pad-me hum." ...
— Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales • Charles B. Cory

... plans. The landing structure is divided into three parts, a central and two laterals, each of which extends forward, after the manner of a cutwater, in the form of the bow of a vessel of the fifteenth century, bringing to mind the two caravels, the Pinta and Nia; two great lights occupy the advance points on each side; a rich balustrade and four statues of celebrated persons complete the magnificent frontage. A noble monument, surmounted by a statue of the discoverer, is seen ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 401, September 8, 1883 • Various

... Trebutien included, have carefully copied their leader and Charles Nodier remarks:—"Il me semble que l'on n'a pas rendu assez de justice au style de Galland. Abondant sans etre prolixe, naturel et familier sans etre lache ni trivial, il ne manque jamais de cette elegance qui resulte de la facilite, et qui presente je ne sais quel melange de la naivete de Perrault et de la bonhomie ...
— The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 10 • Richard F. Burton

... plafond croule; ils vont, si l'on me voit, Empecher que je sorte.' N'osant rester ni fuir, tu regardes le toit, ...
— Paris under the Commune • John Leighton

... Emperor of Moschovia, according to the articles before sent unto me by Thomas Hankinson. Dec. 11th, St. Poloniensis obiit: natus anno 1530 die 13 Januarii, hora quarta mane min. 26, in Transylvania. Obiit, hora secunda post mediam noctem, ut intellexi ex literis D{ni} Lasky, receptis die 29 per Alexandrum. Dec. 19th, 19die (novi kalendarii) ad gratificandum Domino Edouardo Garlando, et Francisco suo fratri, qui Edouardus nuncius mihi missus erat ab Imperatore Moschovi ut ad illum venirem, E. K. fecit proleolem ...
— The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee - And the Catalog of His Library of Manuscripts • John Dee

... inclination secrete pour ce bossu. Vous voulez qu'il ait ete beau garcon, et meme galant homme. Le benedictin Calmet a fait une dissertation pour prouver que Jesus Christ avait un fort beau visage. Je veux croire avec vous, que Richard Trois n'etait ni si laid, ni si mechant, qu'on le dit; mais je n'aurais pas voulu avoir affaire a lui. Votre rose blanche et votre rose rouge avaient de ...
— Letters of Horace Walpole - Volume II • Horace Walpole

... the more striking resemblances are worth noting as a study in language. Erigunt aciem, says the historian, usque ad primas Capitolinae arcis fores ... in tectum egressi saxis tegulisque Vitellianos obruebant ... ni revolsas undique statuas, decora maiorum, in ipso aditu obiecissent ... vis propior atque acrior ingruebat ... quam non Porsena dedita urbe neque Galli temerare potuissent ... inrumpunt Vitelliani et cuncta sanguine ferro flammisque miscent. We seem ...
— Latin Literature • J. W. Mackail

... candle vakskandelo. Way (road) vojo. Way (sea) marrodo. Way (manner) kutimo, maniero. Way, Milky lakta vojo. Way, in that tiel, tiamaniere. Way out (exit) eliro. Wayfarer vojiranto. Waylay inside ataki. Wayward memvola. We ni. Weak malforta. Weak (to become) malfortigxi. Weaken malfortigi. Weakness malforteco. Weal felicxeco. Wealth ricxeco. Wealthy ricxega. Wean (a child) debrustigi. Wean (alienate) forigi, forigxi. Weapon batalilo. Wear (use as clothes) porti. Wear away ...
— English-Esperanto Dictionary • John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes

... VER-RA-ZA-NI (zah-ne), a Florentine, was the first navigator sent by the French king to find the new way to the Indies. Sailing westward from Madeira (1524), he reached land near the ...
— A Brief History of the United States • Barnes & Co.

... falls into three natural divisions: Arakan with the Chin hills, the Irrawaddy basin, and the old province of Tenasserim, together with the portion of the Shan and Karen-ni states in the basin of the Salween, and part of Kengtung in the western basin of the Mekong. Of these Arakan is a strip of country lying on the seaward slopes of the range of hills known as the Arakan Yomas. It stretches from Cape Negrais on the south to the Naaf estuary, which divides it ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 - "Bulgaria" to "Calgary" • Various

... Pearson's valuable series of reprints. Since then Glapthorne has become something of a butt; and Mr. Bullen, in conjecturally attributing to him a new play, The Lady Mother, takes occasion to speak rather unkindly of him. As usual it is a case of ni cet exces d'honneur ni cette indignite. Personally, Glapthorne has some of the interest that attaches to the unknown. Between 1639 and 1643, or for the brief space of four years, it is clear that he was a busy man of letters. He published five plays (six if we admit The Lady Mother), ...
— A History of English Literature - Elizabethan Literature • George Saintsbury

... shir, no shir, 'm nerrer goin' to bed any more. Bed's bad habit!—hic—drunken habit. Lesh stay up all ni, Aleck! You and me! Lesh nev'r—go—bed any more! Whar's whiskey—eh? (Staggers to the table for decanter as OAKHURST seizes him, struggle up stage, and then OLD MORTON, in struggle, falls helplessly on sofa, in same attitude as SANDY ...
— Two Men of Sandy Bar - A Drama • Bret Harte

... error, and not their crime. But with the governing part of the State it is far otherwise. They certainly may act ill by design, as well as by mistake. "Les revolutions qui arrivent dans les grands etats ne sont point un effect du hasard, ni du caprice des peuples. Rien ne revolte les grands d'un royaume comme un Gouvernoment foible et derange. Pour la populace, ce n'est jamais par envie d'attaquer qu'elle se souleve, mais par impatience ...
— Thoughts on the Present Discontents - and Speeches • Edmund Burke

... mansion, in the first instance, from being burned by the "patriots," who generally began their reforms of the nobility by laying their chateaux in ashes, and in the next, from being plundered by the multitudes of whiskered savages speaking unknown tongues, and came to leave France without "ni pain ni vin" for her legitimate sons. But the will of Madame la Marechale was to them as the laws of the Medes and Persians, irresistible and unchangeable; and with heavy hearts they dismounted the portrait, and assisted in enfolding and encasing it, with much the same feeling that might have been shown ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXIX. January, 1844. Vol. LV. • Various

... the Emperor Theodosius, junior [now imperfect] written upon phylira. These must be bought, and especial care taken of them, etc. The first begins 'dem relectis'; the second 'ius vir in ast'; the third 'ius vir in'; the fourth 'ni Siciliensis.' At Florence, the Dominicans or Franciscans have a large collection of Greek MSS. You may see them and get a catalogue of them if you can. Buy Ernstius or some other catalogue ...
— Studies from Court and Cloister • J.M. Stone

... the widening of the river. Here it bent a little to the northeast, but two miles farther on it again bore away to the north. In the distance we could see the mountain tops standing far apart and knew that there, between them, a lake must lie. Could it be Indian House Lake, the Mush-au-wau-ni-pi, or "Barren Grounds Water," of the Indians? We were still farther south than it was placed on the map I carried. Yet we had passed the full number of lakes given in the map above this water. Even so I did not believe it could be the big ...
— A Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador • Mina Benson Hubbard (Mrs. Leonidas Hubbard, Junior)

... [FN50] Arab. "Ni'am," an exception to the Abbe Sicard's rule. "La consonne N est l'expression naturelle du doute chez toutes les nations, par ce que le son que rend la touche nasale, quand l'homme incertain examine s'il fera ce qu'on lui demande; ainsi NE ON, NE OT, NE EC, NE IL, d'ou ...
— Supplemental Nights, Volume 2 • Richard F. Burton

... Astrologe, il donna une terrible preuve de sa science a l'Archeveque qu'il avoit gueri, lorsque prenait conge de lire, il lui tint ce discours: 'Qu'il avoit bien pu le guerir de sa maladie; mais qu'il n'etoit pas en son pouvoir de changer sa destinee, ni d'empecher qu'il ne fut pendu.'"—Larrey, Hist. d'Angleterre, vol. ii. ...
— Jerome Cardan - A Biographical Study • William George Waters

... his arm] Not when I haf anyone as ni-ice as you; I never haf had, though. [She smiles, and her smile, like her speech, is slow and confining] You stopped because I was sad, others stop because I am gay. I am not fond of men at all. When you know—you ...
— Forsyte Saga • John Galsworthy

... at night and felt, through his intoxication, that things were going wrong with Nikolai. He heard it dripping and dripping in the thaw outside—splash, splash! The sound came in a monotonous chant: Ni-ko-lai, Ni-ko-lai. ...
— One of Life's Slaves • Jonas Lauritz Idemil Lie

... Que si los reyes quieren enganar, Comienzan por nosotros los primeros. Nuestro mayor negocio es, no danar, Y jamas hacer cosa, ni dezilla, Que no corramos riesgo ...
— Specimens of the Table Talk of S.T.Coleridge • Coleridge

... la quale verra al giubileo, li trova sproveduti di annona, le pietre (per metatesi sta scritto le preite) ne porteranno da Roma per rabbia di fame, e le pietre non basteranno a tanta moltitudine. Il francese traduce. Le jubile approche, et vous n'avez ni provisions, ni vivres; les etrangers...trouvent votre ville denue de tout. Ne comptez point sur les secours des gens d'Eglise; ils sortiront de la ville, s'ils n'y trouvent de quoi subsister: et d'ailleurs pourroient-ils suffire ...
— Rienzi • Edward Bulwer Lytton

... dites, Marie, Du lieu imperial, Fut-ce en chambre paree, Ou en Palais royal? —En une pauvre etable Ouverte a l'environ Ou n'avait feu, ni flambe Ni ...
— Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan • Clement A. Miles

... Khasi. belly pok kpoh. strike (v.) chok shoh. father po kpa. come (v.) vang wan. rice beer hor hiar. maternal uncle ni-lur kni. ...
— The Khasis • P. R. T. Gurdon

... se aflijan los amigos ni triunfen los enemigos de los santos monjes que profesan vote ...
— Lineage, Life, and Labors of Jose Rizal, Philippine Patriot • Austin Craig

... duet. In the church scene, overcome with terror at the sight of Mephistopheles, she flung her prayer book across the stage.... Her appearance was almost shocking and the first lines of the part of Marguerite, "Non monsieur, je ne suis demoiselle, ni belle" had a merciless application. However, the audience received her with kindness, more with a certain sort of enthusiasm. She reappeared again in the same opera on Thursday evening, February 14, 1918, but on this occasion I did not ...
— The Merry-Go-Round • Carl Van Vechten

... Paris, 1769, which finishes with the fatal prophecy, "Nous avons de surs garans de nos esprances: tant que le sang auguste de S. Louis sera sur le trne, il n'y a point de rvolutions craindre ni dans la Religion ni dans la politique. La religion Chrtienne fonde sur la parole de Dieu... triomphera des nouveaux Philosophes. Dieu qui veille sur son ouvrage n'a pas besoin de nos faibles mains pour le soutenir" (Psaume ...
— Baron d'Holbach - A Study of Eighteenth Century Radicalism in France • Max Pearson Cushing

... decem, ni fallor, fuimus: septimus insuper annum cardo rotat, dum fruimur sole volubili. Instat terminus et diem vicinum senio iam Deus adplicat. 5 Quid nos utile tanti spatio temporis egimus? Aetas prima crepantibus flevit sub ferulis: mox docuit toga infectum vitiis falsa loqui, non ...
— The Hymns of Prudentius • Aurelius Clemens Prudentius

... apres m'etre excuse du retard, de vous dire que je ne partageais ni votre emotion ni votre point d'impatience. Je crois fermement que la solution grecque sera prochainement obtenue, en depit des resistances et des tergiversations qui peuvent se produire chez les Turcs ou ailleurs. L'important est de maintenir le concert de l'Europe, ...
— The Life of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke V1 • Stephen Gwynn

... ajouter,' he writes, 'que, sauf le Christ tout seul, il n'est point, parmi les fondateurs de religion, de figure plus pure ni plus touchante que celle du Bouddha. Sa vie n'a point de tache. Son constant heroisme egale sa conviction; et si la theorie qu'il preconise est fausse, les exemples personnels qu'il donne sont irreprochables. Il est le modele acheve de toutes les vertus ...
— Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I - Essays on the Science of Religion • Friedrich Max Mueller

... daughter cried, "Oh! ah! Ni-nah-ah! Oh! ah! Ni-nah-ah!" (My father! My father!) "Ah!" said her bull husband, "you mourn for your father. You see now how it is with us. We have seen our mothers, fathers, many of our relations, hurled over ...
— Blackfoot Lodge Tales • George Bird Grinnell

... and how angry I am; yet I must tell you a very good reply of his. His father one day in a passion with him, said, "Il y a deux choses que je voudrois n'avoir jamais fait, mon Catilina et vous!" He answered, "Consolez vous, mon p'ere, car on pr'etend que vous n'avez fait ni l'un ni l'autre." Don't think me infected with France, if I tell you more French stories; but I know no English ones, and we every day grow nearer to the state of a French province, and talk from the capital. ...
— The Letters of Horace Walpole, Volume 2 • Horace Walpole

... de cours ni lieu Les chansons de ce petit Dieu A qui les peintres font des aisles? O vous dames et demoiselles Que Dieu fait pour estre son temple Et faites, sous mauvais exemple Retentir et chambres et sales, De chansons ...
— Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3) - Edited, With Memoir And Notes, By His Son, The Earl Of Beaconsfield • Isaac D'Israeli

... cyn gweled derwen, Gwelais wy cyn gweled iar, Erioed ni welais verwi bwyd i vedel Mewn ...
— Welsh Folk-Lore - a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales • Elias Owen

... many of the festivities described in the earlier pages of this chapter never came off at all in 1640. "En ceste annee," says the local chronicler sadly, "il n'y a point eu d'estrennes, ny chante 'Le Roy Boit.' En la maison de Ville n'y eust point de gasteau party, ni le lendemain a disner." And the loss of the famous "Fete des Rois" at the Hotel de Ville was something more than ordinarily unfortunate. For it was celebrated each year with much pomposity, to the sound of all the carillons of the town ringing lustily while ...
— The Story of Rouen • Sir Theodore Andrea Cook

... La Fougere brought out a work entitled L'Art de n'etre jamais tue ni blesse en Duel sans avons pris aucune lecon d'armes et lors meme qu'on aurait affaire au premier ...
— Sentimental Education, Volume II - The History of a Young Man • Gustave Flaubert

... antiquaries at a distance, who have been tampering with the peasants, and have given them counterfeits to sell. Thus do antiquaries, like whitings, prey upon each other, illustrating their own proverb, Mercantia non vuol ni amici ni parenti. You become also, after a time, acquainted with a particular set of dealers, not from themselves, for they have no direct communication with the part of the town you inhabit, nor yet from the ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 367, May 1846 • Various

... the Relation, de la Nouvelle France, Relations des Jesuites, Quebec ed., Vol. I. p. 35, writes it Quinitequi, and Champlain writes it Quinibequy and Quinebequi; hence Mr. Trumball infers that it is probably equivalent in meaning to quin-ni-pi-ohke, meaning "long water place," derived from the Abnaki, K8 ne-be-ki.—Vide Ind. Geog. Names, Col. Conn. His. Soc. Vol. ...
— Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, Vol. 1 • Samuel de Champlain

... moi, personnellement, j'ai en horreur mme d'gorger une poule. Les excutions, si frquentes dans l'ancien systme, sont trs rares aujourd'hui. Mais dans le cas rcent, je vous ai dj dit, et je vous rpte, qui ni les Ministres, ni le Sultan, ne pouvaient absolument pas sauver la vie de l'Armnien. Les lois du Coran ne forcent personne de se faire Musulman; mais elles sont inexorables tant l'gard du Musulman qui embrasse ...
— Correspondence Relating to Executions in Turkey for Apostacy from Islamism • Various

... warrior's neck, and its device and motto seemed in melancholy accordance with the rest of his attire. On a field argent lay the branch of a tree proper, blasted and jagged, with the words "Ni nom ni paren, je suis seul," rudely engraved in Norman French beneath; his helmet bore no crest, nor did his war-cry on the field, "Amiot for the Bruce and freedom," offer any clue to the curious as to his history, ...
— The Days of Bruce Vol 1 - A Story from Scottish History • Grace Aguilar

... chose, d'ou le pape et son estat en fut en quelque mespris, j'eusse voulu qu'un tel ... fut du tout abbatu, ruine et destruit.... Ainsy Satan avoit loge le pape, sa papaute, tout ce qui est de luy en mon coeur, de sorte que le pape mesme, comme je croy, n'en avoit point tant en soy ne [ni] les siens aussy, comme il y en avoit en moy.... Et ainsy je persevere, ayant mon panteon en mon coeur, et tant d'advocats, tant de sauveurs, tant de dieux que rien plus ... tellement que je pouvoye bien estre tenu ...
— The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2) • Henry Martyn Baird

... que les Esmonds ong tousjours este. La veuve est chay moy. J'ay recuilly cet' pauve famme. Elle est furieuse cont vous, allans tous les jours chercher ley Roy (d'icy) demandant a gran cri revanche pour son Mary. Elle ne veux voyre ni entende parlay de vous: pourtant elle ne fay qu'en parlay milfoy par jour. Quand vous seray hor prison venay me voyre. J'auray soing de vous. Si cette petite Prude veut se defaire de song pety Monste (Helas je craing quil ne soy trotar!) je m'on chargeray. J'ay encor ...
— The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. • W. M. Thackeray

... difference ni distinctions, seront recus dans les ecoles civiles et militaires du gouvernement, pourvu qu'ils remplissent les conditions d'age et d'examen specifies dans les reglements organiques ...
— Notes on the Diplomatic History of the Jewish Question • Lucien Wolf

... of Assembly or Maneaba Ni Maungatabu (41 seats; 39 elected by popular vote, one ex officio member, and one nominated to represent Banaba; members serve ...
— The 2001 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... another link to this chain of connection between the coiled boiling-basket and the spirally-built cooking-pot, the names of the two kinds of vessels may be given. The boiling-basket was known as wo li a k'ia ni tu li a tom me, the corrugated cooking pot as wo li a k'ia te' ni tu li a ton ne, the former signifying "coiled cooking-basket," the ...
— A Study of Pueblo Pottery as Illustrative of Zuni Culture Growth. • Frank Hamilton Cushing

... hear, but kept on looking after Guida, a pitiless leer on his face. "Dame, lucky for her the Sieur died before he had chance to change his will. She'd have got ni fiche ni ...
— The Judgment House • Gilbert Parker

... Bean y David Fero oyo el declarante que David pregunto a Elias que si habia escrito alguna carta a Chihuahua y respondiendole Elias que si, le contesto David ya veras como por eso nos ponen en el calabozo y te apostara una oreja que es asi; que nada mas has oido ni visto nunca sobre la fuga de que se trata: Que el declarante desde que se murio su amo Nolan siempre ha sido mirado con desprecio por los Anglo-Americanos companeros de aquel y por lo mismo le ha quadrado mas alojarse siempre ...
— The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921 • Various

... i ni). A constellation containing the two bright stars, Castor and Pollux. Gordius (gor' di us). A peasant who, by direction of an oracle, was proclaimed King of Phrygia. Great Bear (great bear). The name often given to the stars forming the ...
— Classic Myths • Retold by Mary Catherine Judd

... heaven, "Les Parsis ignicoles, qui subsistent encore ont communique a l'auteur de la religion des anciens Perses les noms des anges que les premiers Perses reconnaissaient. On en trouve cent-dix- neuf, parmi desquels ne sont ni Raphael ni Gabriel que les Perses n'adopterent que long-tems apres. Ces mots sont Chaldeens; ils ne furent connus des Juifs que dans ...
— Zophiel - A Poem • Maria Gowen Brooks

... brought him only [Sidebar] From his birth to his first public employments. B.C. 551-531. daughters,— to the number of nine, and no son. By a concubine he had a son, named Mang-p'i, and also Po-ni [5], who proved a cripple, so that, when he was over seventy years, Heh sought a second wife in the Yen family [6], from which came subsequently Yen Hui, the favourite disciple of his son. There were three daughters in the family, the youngest being named Chang-tsai ...
— THE CHINESE CLASSICS (PROLEGOMENA) Unicode Version • James Legge

... The first report Columbus made to the Catholic sovereigns was most flattering to the American aborigines. Certifico a vuestras altezas que en el mundo creo que no hay mejor gente ni mejor tierra: ellos aman a sus projimos como a si mismo. Like most generalisations, these were found, upon closer acquaintance with native character and customs, to be too comprehensive ...
— De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2) - The Eight Decades of Peter Martyr D'Anghera • Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt

... So Caitilin Ni Murrachu arose and went with him through the fields, and she did not go with him because of love, nor because his words had been understood by her, but only because he was naked ...
— The Crock of Gold • James Stephens

... Jefferson a l'honneur d'observer a Monsieur Dupre qu'il ne donne pas pour les medailles de 24 lignes ni a Monsieur Duvivier ni a Monsieur Gatteaux que 2,400 livres, que c'est la ce qu'il a paye a Monsieur Dupre aussi pour celle du general Greene, et que Monsieur Dupre n'a demande que ca dernierement pour celle du general Morgan. ...
— The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876 • J. F. Loubat

... intimidation and something worse, as the 'Aku tyranny' and the 'Aku Inquisition.' The national proverb speaks the national sentiment clearly enough: 'Okan kau le ase ibi, ikoko li asi imolle bi atoju imolle tau, ke atoju ibi pella, bi aba ku ara enni ni isni 'ni' ('A man must openly practise the duties of kinship, even though he may privately belong to a (secret) club; when he has attended the club he must also attend to the duties of kinship, because when he dies his kith and kin are those who ...
— To The Gold Coast for Gold, Vol. II - A Personal Narrative • Richard Francis Burton and Verney Lovett Cameron

... Arnobius, their own apologist, against the heathens, who were for abolishing at once such writings as promoted Christianity.—"Intercipere scripta et publicatam velle submergere lectionem, non est Deos defendere, sed veritatis testificationem timere."[Arnob. contra Gentes. Liber ni.]—E. ...
— The Grounds of Christianity Examined by Comparing The New Testament with the Old • George Bethune English

... Our aristocracy, however, was not so bad in that respect as our bourgeoisie; yet it was easy to perceive that our female aristocracy, though they could ride, had never been drilled to walk: 'de belles femmes, oui; seulement, tenez, je n'admire ni les yeux de vache, ni de souris, ni mime ceux de verre comme ornement feminin. Avec de l'embonpoint elles font de l'effet, mais maigre il n'y a ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

... the love uh God I got in my heart, I'll fill yuh so full of holes the coyotes'll have to make soup of ye! I'll sure spread yuh out so thin your hide'll measure up like a mountain lion! Don't yuh yowl at me like that! Come, kitty-kitty-kitty—ni-ice kitty! Come to your old pard what ketched yuh the fattest young dog on the flat for your dinner. Come on, now; you ain't skeered uh me, ...
— The Phantom Herd • B. M. Bower

... bf cf df ef ff gf hf if jf kf lf mf nf of pf qf rf sf tf uf vf wf xf yf zf Y ag bg cg dg eg fg gg hg ig jg kg lg mg ng og pg qg rg sg tg ug vg wg xg yg zg Z ah bh ch dh eh fh gh hh ih jh kh lh mh nh oh ph qh rh sh th uh vy wh xh yh zh & ai bi ci di ei fi gi hi ii ji ki li mi ni oi pi qi ri si ti ui vi wi xi yi zi A aj bj cj dj ej fj gj hj ij jj kj lj mj nj oj pj qj rj sj tj uj vj wj xj yj zj B ak bk ck dk ek fk gk hk ik jk kk lk mk nk ok pk qk rk sk tk uk vk wk xk yk zk C al bl cl dl el fl gl hl il jl ...
— The Treasure-Train • Arthur B. Reeve

... Tabuaeran, Tamana, Tarawa, Teraina Independence: 12 July 1979 (from UK; formerly Gilbert Islands) Constitution: 12 July 1979 National holiday: Independence Day, 12 July (1979) Executive branch: president (Beretitenti), vice president (Kauoman-ni-Beretitenti), Cabinet Legislative branch: unicameral House of Assembly (Maneaba Ni Maungatabu) Judicial branch: Court of Appeal, High Court Leaders: Chief of State and Head of Government: President ...
— The 1992 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... in that language; I therefore answered, without hesitation, "Dissolve frigus, ligna super foco—large reponens." I had no sooner pronounced these words, than the old gentleman, running towards me, shook me by the hand, crying, "Fili mi dilectissime! unde venis?—a superis, ni fallor?" In short, finding we were both read in the classics, he did not know how to testify his regard enough; but ordered his daughter, a jolly rosy-cheeked damsel who was his sole domestic, to bring us a bottle of his quadrimum, repeating from Horace at the same time, "Deprome quadrimum ...
— The Adventures of Roderick Random • Tobias Smollett

... It is about 170 miles long and is navigated by boats for a great distance. The Shinano-gawa, which may be named as second in size, rises in the province of Shinano, flows in a northern direction, and empties into the Japan sea at Ni-igata. The Kiso-gawa also rises in the high lands of Shinano, and, flowing southward, empties into Owari bay. The Fuji-kawa(9) takes its rise in the northern part of the province of Kai, and in its course skirting the base ...
— Japan • David Murray

... according to Brahminical authority, "to conquer ignorance by revealing the secret spiritual knowledge." According to Monier Williams, the title is derived from the root sad with the prepositions upa and ni, and implies "something mystical that underlies or is beneath ...
— Five Years Of Theosophy • Various

... a lazy wink. "Vi, of the Hopperer-Buff? You've 'erd of 'er surely, Mamzelle? No? There's not a man (as is worth calling a man) about town, as don't know 'er! Dukes, Lords, an' Royal 'Ighnesses—she's the style for 'em! Mag-ni-ficent creetur! all legs and arms! I won't deny but wot I 'ave an admiration for 'er myself—I bought a 'arf-crown portrait of 'er quite recently." And Briggs rose slowly and searched in a mysterious drawer which he invariably ...
— Thelma • Marie Corelli

... vi dia sempre salute, e vi lasci vivere ancora cent' anni e vi faccia morire quando avrete mille anni. Spero che voi impararete meglio conoscermi ni avvenire e che poi ne giudicherete come ch' egli vi piace. Il tempo non mi permette di scriver motto. La penna non vale un corno, ne pure quello che la dirigge. Il titolo dell' opera che ho da comporre a ...
— The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, V.1. • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

... finish because here she come, tearin' back on the pinto. Her hair was flyin', her eyes was dancin', an' she was laughin'—laughin' out loud. Light an' easy she pulled the pinto up beside us an' calls out: "Oh, daddy, this is lovely, this is mag-ni-fi-cent"—the little scamp used to pick up big words from the Easterners, an' when she had one to fit she never wasted time on a measly little ranch word—"oh, I'm never goin' to ride old ...
— Happy Hawkins • Robert Alexander Wason

... the inscription, "Hic jacet Thomas Bonham, armiger, quondam Patronus istius Ecclesi, qui quidem Thomas obiit vicesimo nono die Maii, Anno Domini MCCCCLXXIII (1473); el Editha uxor ejus, qu quidem Editha obiit vicesimo sexto die Aprilis, Anno D'ni MCCCCLXIX. (1469). Quorum animabus propitietur Deus.- Amen." They lye both buried under the great marble stone in the nave of this church, where is the above said inscription, above which are their pourtraictures in brasse, and an escucheon now illegible. Beneath this inscription are the small figures ...
— The Natural History of Wiltshire • John Aubrey

... de compatir, Pour ne plus entendre, Ni voir, ni sentir, Je suis pret a rendre Mon dernier soupir— ...
— The Martian • George Du Maurier



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