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1.
A white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite.  Synonyms: atomic number 21, scandium.
2.
A state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies.  Synonyms: Palmetto State, South Carolina.
3.
A permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for preserving world peace.  Synonym: Security Council.






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... says: "Can it be expected that we should hang our acquaintance for nothing, when our betters will hardly save theirs without being paid for it?"—Act II., sc. ...
— The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D. D., Volume IX; • Jonathan Swift

... [-33-] She [sc. Agrippina] quickly became a second Messalina, and chiefly because she obtained from the senate among other honors the right to ...
— Dio's Rome, Vol. 4 • Cassius Dio

... examples adduced by the commentators. Schrader on Musaeus 5, and Boyes, Illustrations to Sept. c. Th. 98. Shakespeare has burlesqued this idea in his exquisite buffoonery, Midsummer Night's Dream, Act v. sc. 1. ...
— Prometheus Bound and Seven Against Thebes • Aeschylus

... earliest notice of an English Governess that any friend has found for me is in "the 34th Letter of Osbert de Clare in Stephen's reign, A.D. 1135-54. He mentions what seems to be a Governess of his children, 'qudam matrona qu liberos ejus (sc. militis, Herberti de Furcis) educare consueverat.' She appears to be treated as one of the family: e.g. they wait for her when she goes into a chapel to pray. Ithink a nurse would have been 'ancilla ...
— Early English Meals and Manners • Various

... gives a really awful picture of Roman profligacy (Opere di M.G. Guidiccioni, Barbera, vol. i. p. 193), we find abundant testimony to this persuasion regarding the intolerible vice of Rome, even in men devoid of moral conscience. Aretino (La Cortegiana, end of Act i. Sc. xxiii.) writes: 'Io mic redeva che il castigo, che l' ha dato Cristo per mano degli Spagnuoli, l'avesse fatta migliore, et e piu scellerata che mai.' Bandello (Novelle, Parte ii. xxxvii.) alluding to the sack, remarks in a parenthesis, 'benche i peccati di quella ...
— Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7) • John Addington Symonds

... no more than threefourths of the inheritance was in trust to be transferred, then the SC. Trebellianum governed the transfer, and both were liable to be sued for the debts of the inheritance in rateable portions, the heir by civil law, the transferee, as quasiheir, by that enactment. But ...
— The Institutes of Justinian • Caesar Flavius Justinian

... Corinth, On Forms of Speech (Rhett. Gr. vii. 776): 'But when they had done with desire for the equal-shared feast, even then they brought from the forest the mother of a mother (sc. wood), dry and parched, to be slain by her own children' (sc. to be burnt in ...
— Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica • Homer and Hesiod

... believed to be the map alluded to by Shakespeare in Act. iii. Sc. 2 of Twelfth Night, where he makes Maria say of Malvolio: 'He does smile his face into more lines than there are in the new map, with the augmentation ...
— English Book Collectors • William Younger Fletcher

... the glorious sun's transparent beams Do calm the fury of this mad-bred flaw." 3d Pt. Henry VI., act iii. sc. i. ...
— Notes & Queries, No. 4, Saturday, November 24, 1849 • Various

... this statement has on the course of the dramatic action we shall explain later on. In act iii. sc. 3, where Hamlet's energy is paralysed by this disclosure of the Ghost, we afterwards again come upon a short innovation, and a most characteristic one, though ...
— Shakspere And Montaigne • Jacob Feis

... had two, and in later times the Sabine system was generally followed. A Roman boy had, therefore, a given name and a family name, which were indispensable; but he might have two others, descriptive of some peculiarity or remarkable event in his life—as "Scvola," left-handed; "Cato," or "Sapiens," wise; "Coriolanus," of Corioli. "Appius Claudius Sabinus Regillensis" means Appius of the Claudian family of Regillum, in the country of the Sabines. "Lucius ...
— The Story of Rome From the Earliest Times to the End of the Republic • Arthur Gilman

... mentire; ti vidi volgere gi dal sentier. E stamattina, all'alba, t'hanno scrto presso l'uscio ...
— Zanetto and Cavalleria Rusticana • Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti, Guido Menasci, and Pietro Mascagni

... diagram at 3, and, if produced, would pass to the right of the sun, as seen from T. Now, there is an intermediate position of the tail, in which it will appear in the prolongation of the radius vector SC; this position is represented by the middle or central tail of the comet at 2, yet this is not in the plane of the orbit, it only appears to be, as may be readily understood by remembering that the earth at this time is under this plane, and the comet is seen at a ...
— Outlines of a Mechanical Theory of Storms - Containing the True Law of Lunar Influence • T. Bassnett

... tortoise hung, An alligator stuff'd, and other skins Of ill-shap'd fishes; and about his shelves A beggarly account of empty boxes, Green earthen pots, bladders, and musty seeds, Remnants of packthread, and old cakes of roses Were thinly scattered to make up a show." Romeo and Juliet, Act V. Sc. 1. ...
— Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure • William Thomas Fernie

... scarfed bark puts from her native bay, Hugg'd and embraced by the strumpet wind! How like the prodigal doth she return, With over-weather'd ribs and ragged sails, Lean, rent, and beggar'd by the strumpet wind! (Merch. of Ven. Act II. sc. 6.) ...
— Biographia Literaria • Samuel Taylor Coleridge

... Sir Martin Mar-all (Act i. sc. i), makes Sir Martin say: "If I go to picquet...he will picque and repicque, and capot me twenty times together" I believe that these terms in Moliere's and Dryden's times had a different meaning ...
— The Pretentious Young Ladies • Moliere

... skill and experience as a physician, and not by his religious beliefs. A most reasonable statement. Unhappily, the Neo-Malthusians think otherwise. They would have us believe that because this man was a Christian his opinion, as a gynaecologist, is worthless. C.V. Drysdale, O.B.E., D. Sc., after quoting Dr. Taylor's views, adds ...
— Birth Control • Halliday G. Sutherland

... original feoffee to uses, were bound by the use. A disseisor was no more bound by the confidence reposed in his disseisee, than he was entitled to vouch his disseisee's warrantor. In the time of Henry VIII. it was said that "where a use shall be, it is requisite that there be two things, sc. confidence, and privity: ... as I say, if there be not privity or confidence, [408] then there can be no use: and hence if the feoffees make a feoffment to one who has notice of the use, now the law will adjudge him seised to the first use, since there is sufficient privity between ...
— The Common Law • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

... mine? For otherwise Thou wert most unworthy; and 'twere loss of honour In me to fight. More: I have drawn five teeth— If thine stand sound, the terms are much unequal; And, by strict laws of duel, I am excused To fight on disadvantage.— Albumazar, Act IV. Sc. 7. ...
— Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Vol. II (of 3) • Walter Scott

... work was published in 1621, five years after the death of Shakespeare, who speaks, in "As You Like It" (Act iii. sc. 2), of madmen deserving "a dark house and a whip," and in "Twelfth Night" makes Sir Toby say of Malvolio (Act iii. scene 4), "Come, we'll have him in a dark room and bound." The medical treatment of melancholia contained in Burton consists mainly of ...
— Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles • Daniel Hack Tuke

... I will hallow thee for this thy deed.' 2 Henry VI, act iv. sc. 10. John Wesley's mother, writing of the way she had brought up her children, boys and girls alike, says:—'When turned a year old (and some before) they were taught to fear the rod, and to cry softly; by which means they escaped abundance of correction ...
— Life Of Johnson, Vol. 1 • Boswell, Edited by Birkbeck Hill

... convenient gas regulator to use in connection with the heat-test apparatus is the one invented by Prof. F.J.M. Page, B.Sc.[A] (Fig. 49). It is not affected by variations of the barometric pressure, and is simple and easy to fit up. It consists of a thermometer with an elongated glass bulb 5/8 inch diameter and 3 inches long. The stem of the thermometer is 5 inches ...
— Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise • P. Gerald Sanford

... Cal. of State Pap., Dom., 1628-1629, pp., 396, 403, etc.] A personage in an old play says of the ladies of his time, "I think they would rather marry a London jailer than a high-sheriff of a county, since neither can stir from his employment." [Footnote: Wycherly, The Country Wife, act iv., sc. 1.] The title high-sheriff, frequently used instead of the simple term sheriff, had no especial significance and was probably suggested by a desire to discriminate him from the under-sheriff. The exacting duties ...
— European Background Of American History - (Vol. I of The American Nation: A History) • Edward Potts Cheyney

... people, All swoln and ulcerous, pitiful to the eye, The mere despair of surgery, he cures; Hanging a golden stamp about their necks, Put on with holy prayers: and 'tis spoken, To the succeeding royalty he leaves The healing benediction.—Macbeth, Act iv, Sc. 3. ...
— Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing • George Barton Cutten

... Orchestra strikes up. After a few minutes the Curtain rises on "the Drawing-room at Bullivant Court." Sc. 1, Act 1. HARRY HALL, in livery as JOHN the Footman, is reclining on a sofa, reading a magazine. Penelope, in her cage, is a conspicuous object on ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 98, January 18, 1890 • Various

... Caption reads: From a photograph made by Pizzetta in Varallo in 1889. Emery Walker Ltd., ph. sc. butler.jpg] ...
— The Humour of Homer and Other Essays • Samuel Butler

... summer, The chilling autumn, angry winter, change Their wonted liveries."—Midsummer Night Dream, Act IV., sc. 1. ...
— More Bab Ballads • W. S. Gilbert

... Hengest and Horsa fought against Wyrtgeorn, the king, in the place that is called Aglesthrep; and his brother Horsa was slain; and after that Hengest took to the kingdom, and sc, ...
— Anglo-Saxon Literature • John Earle

... beastly shame, that's what it is, so there!" And as she said this Miss Nitocris Marmion, B.Sc., stamped her foot on the turf and felt inclined to burst out crying, just as a milkmaid might ...
— The Mummy and Miss Nitocris - A Phantasy of the Fourth Dimension • George Griffith

... An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Why should such a writer be so forgetful of human comfort, as to give any countenance to that dreary infidelity which would make us poor indeed?' ['makes me poor indeed.' Othello, act iii. sc.3]. BOSWELL. Dr. Horne's book is entitled, A Letter to Adam Smith, LL.D., On the Life, Death, and Philosophy of his Friend David Hume, Esq. By one of the People called Christians. Its chief wit is in the Preface. The bookseller mentioned ...
— Life Of Johnson, Volume 5 • Boswell

... the matter, knowing that the soldiers from the garrison of Terrenate were awaiting the outcome of this affair before resolving to kill the governor and higher officials, according as they had plotted. The said galleon fought with the ships which brought the renforcements eight days [dias; sc. horas] and escaped dismantled, with great loss. In the ships with the renforcements seven persons were killed, including the chief pilot. After this, the renforcements arrived safely, at the time when Pedro de Heredia had arrested a hundred and fifty persons; he had burned or garroted ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 27 of 55) • Various

... a satirical imitation of many of the songs current in the romantic dramas of the period. It is contained in the Rovers, or the Double Arrangement, act i. sc. 2, a skit upon the dramatic literature ...
— English Satires • Various

... 'grison' is a servant employed on some private business and so dressed in gray (gris) or a dark colour not to attract notice. cf. Shadwell's The Volunteers (1693), Act ii, sc. I: 'Sir Nich. I keep grisons, fellows out of livery, privately for nothing ...
— The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. III • Aphra Behn

... Sc. 2., of King Richard III., Hastings is represented as rising in the morning in unusually high spirits. This idea runs through the whole scene, which is too long for extraction. Before dinner-time he ...
— Notes & Queries, No. 40, Saturday, August 3, 1850 - A Medium Of Inter-Communication For Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, • Various

... the Christian. Compare the advice of Cato in Horace's "Satires," Book i. Sat. ii. 31-35. It is a little difficult to know what Diogenes' precept really means. Is it that vice is universal? Like Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure," Act ii. Sc. ii. 5. "All sects, all ages ...
— Plutarch's Morals • Plutarch

... protest, was very honest in the behalf of the maid * * * * yet, who would have suspected an ambush where I was taken?" All's Well that Ends Well, Act iv. Sc. 3. ...
— Ernest Maltravers, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

... were clenched tightly under the table, now. She was breathing unevenly. "If he does that again," she told herself, "if he flaps again when he opens the second egg, I'll scream. I'll scream. I'll scream! I'll sc——" ...
— One Basket • Edna Ferber

... piece in the volume, is of the nature of a note or appendix to Shelley's "superb achievement" The Cenci. It serves to explain the allusion to the case of Paolo Santa Croce (Cenci, Act V. sc. iv.). Browning obtained the facts from a MS. volume of memorials of Italian crime, in the possession of Sir John Simeon, who published it in the series of ...
— An Introduction to the Study of Browning • Arthur Symons

... am much mistaken, shows us many figures of Dionysus himself and his followers with vine-leaves entwined their hair. To Ibsen's mind, at any rate, the image had long been familiar. In Peer Gynt (Act iv. sc. 8), when Peer, having carried off Anitra, finds himself in a particularly festive mood, he cries: "Were there vine-leaves around, I would garland my brow." Again, in Emperor and Galilean (Pt. ii. Act 1) where ...
— Hedda Gabler - Play In Four Acts • Henrik Ibsen

... of fire and dews of blood, Disasters in the Sun; and the moist star, Upon whose influence Neptune's Empire stands, Was sick almost to doomsday with eclipse." —Hamlet, act i. sc. 1. ...
— The Story of Eclipses • George Chambers

... men as 'jovial' or 'saturnine,' or 'mercurial'—'jovial,' as being born under the planet Jupiter or Jove, which was the joyfullest star, and of happiest augury of all: [Footnote: 'Jovial' in Shakespeare's time (see Cymbeline, act 5, sc. 4) had not forgotten its connexion with Jove.] a gloomy severe person is said to be 'saturnine,' born, that is, under the planet Saturn, who makes those that own his influence, having been born ...
— On the Study of Words • Richard C Trench

... brother to the late Lord Anson, related to me the following anecdote of the death of Lord Sc——. His Lordship sent to see Mr. Anson on the Monday preceding his death, and said, "You are the only friend I value in the world, I determined therefore to acquaint you, that I am tired of the insipidity of life, and intend to-morrow to leave it." Mr. Anson said, after much conversation, ...
— Zoonomia, Vol. II - Or, the Laws of Organic Life • Erasmus Darwin

... stated "that young shells taken from the shores of England and placed in the Mediterranean at once altered their manner of growth, and formed prominent diverging rays like those on the shells of the proper Mediterranean oyster;" also to Mr. Meehan, as stating (Proc. Acad. Nat. Sc. of Philadelphia, Jan. 28, 1862) "that twenty-nine kinds of American trees all differ from their nearest European allies in a similar manner, leaves less toothed, buds and seeds smaller, fewer branchlets," &c. These ...
— On the Genesis of Species • St. George Mivart

... Sc. St. Petersb., 1838, p. 232. Professor Owen has communicated to the Zoological Society the anatomy of the young walrus; and much valuable information will be found in Dr Gray's "Catalogue of Mammalia ...
— Heads and Tales • Various

... they see one possessed, bewitched, an epileptic paroxysm, a man shaking with the palsy, or giddy-headed, reeling or standing in a dangerous place, &c., for many days after it runs in their minds, they are afraid they shall be so too, they are in like danger, as Perkins c. 12. sc. 12. well observes in his Cases of Conscience and many times by violence of imagination they produce it. They cannot endure to see any terrible object, as a monster, a man executed, a carcase, hear the devil named, or any tragical relation ...
— The Anatomy of Melancholy • Democritus Junior

... [232] Act III. Sc. 2. The night scene, which is the 5th of Act iv, is fine too in a frantic way. The songs it contains are very spirited. That sung by the Robbers is worthy of a Thug; it goes beyond our notions of any European bandit, and transports us to the land ...
— The Prose Works of William Wordsworth • William Wordsworth

... Sc[h]olar, not in Churh, but c is, t[h]erefore it deserves to be turn'd out of doors, for loosing its good name, [h]aving work enoug[h] to live of its trade, and is an Interlooper, sounding one t[h]ing by its self, anot[h]er in word-spelling, that she ma ...
— Magazine, or Animadversions on the English Spelling (1703) • G. W.

... English, though now obsolete. Several instances of it are given in the last edition of Foxe's Martyrs, vol. vi. p. 627. It has not been noticed, however, that the same idiom occurs in one of the best known passages of Shakspeare; in Clarence's dream, Richard III., Act i. Sc. 4.: ...
— Notes & Queries, No. 47, Saturday, September 21, 1850 • Various

... given to this passage is thus expressed: "Show thyself to be a MOTHER, namely BY APPEASING THY SON, and let thy Son take our prayers through thee, who (namely, the Son born of the Virgin Mary,) for us miserable sinners endured to be thy Son." "Monstra te esse MATREM (sc.) placando TILIUM TUUM, et filius tuus sumat precem, id est, deprecationes nostras per te qui (sc.) filius natus ex Virgine Maria pro nobis (sc.) miseris peccatoribus tulit, id est, sustinuit esse tuus filius." It must be observed, that this work was expressly written ...
— Primitive Christian Worship • James Endell Tyler

... to reprove a friend for evident faults Is but a thankless office; still 'tis useful, And wholesome for a youth of such an age, And so this day I will reprove my friend, Whose fault is palpable."—Plautus, Frinummus, Act i. sc. 2, l.1. ...
— The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4 • Cicero

... spread it out beside Christie's roughly sketched one. "What a fool I am not to have guessed that those letters must stand for the points of the compass!" she cried. "It ought to be plain as day, now." Carefully, she read the cabalistic line at the bottom of the map. "SC 1 S 1 1/2 E 1 S [up arrow] to [union symbol] 2 W to a. to b. Stake L. C. [zigzag symbol] center." Her brow drew into a puzzled frown "SC," she repeated. "S stands for south, but what does SC mean? SW or SE would be southwest, or southeast, but SC—?" She glanced at the other ...
— The Gold Girl • James B. Hendryx

... I. Sc. 1.—Professor Wilson proposed that in the "high and palmy state of Rome," state should be taken ...
— Notes and Queries, No. 209, October 29 1853 • Various

... Africa, sc. the Roman Province of that name, comprising the territory of Carthage.—Peteret. The question implies a negative answer, cf. Z. 530. The subj. implies a protasis understood: if he could, ...
— Germania and Agricola • Caius Cornelius Tacitus

... tribunicio auxilio.—The consuls possessed imperium. The tribunes could not be said to possess it. Their province was confined to auxilii latio, sc. ...
— The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08 • Titus Livius

... proximal of which appear in the figure. The ulna has a hook-like head, the olecranon (o.) which distinguishes it easily from the distally thickened radius. The limb is attached to the body through the intermediation of the shoulder-blade (scapula, sc.) a flattened bone with a median external ridge with a hook-like termination, the acromion (acr.). There is also a process overhanging the glenoid cavity (g.) wherein the humerus articulates, which process is called coracoid (co.); it is ...
— Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata • H. G. Wells

... Irishwoman, to whom we owe, inter alia, an excellent History of Astronomy in the Nineteenth Century;—Mrs. Isaac Roberts, who, under the familiar name of Miss Klumpke, sat on the Council of the Astronomical Society of France, and is D. Sc. of the Faculty of Paris and head of the Bureau for measuring star photographs at the Observatory of Paris (an American who became English by her marriage with the astronomer Roberts, but is not forgotten in ...
— Astronomy for Amateurs • Camille Flammarion

... his B.A. examination,—a clear saving of money. Presently it might suit him to take the B.Sc. instead; time enough to think of that. Had he but pursued the Science course from the first, who at Whitelaw could have come out ahead of him? He had wasted a couple of years which might have been most profitably applied: by this time he might have ...
— Born in Exile • George Gissing

... isolated nocturnal adventure and massacre we cannot expect the style of an heroic battle under the sunlight. Is the poet not to be allowed to be various, and is the scene of the Porter in Macbeth, "in style and tone," like the rest of the drama? (Macbeth, Act ii. sc. 3). Here, of course, Shakespeare indulges infinitely more in "comedy of a rough practical kind" than does the author ...
— Homer and His Age • Andrew Lang

... albor, No suena mejor."— This is a quotation by Calderon from his own drama, "En esta vida todo es verdad y todo mentira." — Act 2, sc. x. ...
— Life Is A Dream • Pedro Calderon de la Barca

... serviceableness of the stipulation is most vividly illustrated by referring to the actual examples in the pages of the Latin comic dramatists. If the entire scenes are read down in which these passages occur (ex. gra. Plautus, Pseudolus, Act I. sc. i; Act IV. sc. 6; Trinummus, Act V. sc. 2), it will be perceived how effectually the attention of the person meditating the promise must have been arrested by the question, and how ample was the opportunity for withdrawal ...
— Ancient Law - Its Connection to the History of Early Society • Sir Henry James Sumner Maine

... of All's Well that Ends Well, Act i. Sc. 3., where Helena is confessing to Bertram's mother, the Countess, her love for him, these two words occur in an unusual sense, if not in a sense peculiar ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 52, October 26, 1850 • Various

... In Coriolanus, Act v. sc. 2, (p. 55, col. 2, of the C. folio,) "struggles or instead noise,"—plainly a memorandum for a stage-direction in regard to the impending fracas between Menenius and ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Volume 8, No. 47, September, 1861 • Various

... formis substantialibus [sc. materialibus] dicendum est non fieri proprie ex nihilo, sed ex potentia praejacentis materiae educi: ideoque in effectione harum formarum nil fieri contra illud axioma, Ex nihilo nihil fit, si recte intelligatur. Haec assertio sumitur ex Aristotele 1. Physicorum per ...
— Darwiniana • Thomas Henry Huxley

... would be as given in the text.' I find a confirmation of Professor Cook Wilson's view in the following line, cited from Timon of Phlius by Diog. Laert. ix. v. 2, where the word [Greek: amphoteroglossos] is used with reference to Zeno's methods of argument, sc. [Greek: amphoteroglossou te mega ...
— The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura • Lucius Apuleius

... suas fame, ferro, & flamma vastari, seque, conjuges, & liberos fortunae ludibrio & tyranni libidini exponi, inque omnia vitae pericula omnesque miserias & molestias a rege deduci patientur? Num illis quod omni animantium generi est a natura tributum, denegari debet, ut sc. vim vi repellant, seseq; ab injuria, tueantur? Huic breviter responsum sit, Populo universo negari defensionem, quae juris naturalis est, neque ultionem quae praeter naturam est adversus regem concedi ...
— Two Treatises of Government • John Locke

... looks his red-eyed big medicine pony all over an' can't onderstand its lameness, the Lance asks him will he cure it. Black Cloud, who's sc'owlin' like midnight by now, retorts that he will. So he gets his pipe an' fills it with medicine tobacco an' blows a mouthful of smoke in the red-eyed pony's nose. Sech remedies don't work; that pony still limps on three laigs, draggin' ...
— Wolfville Nights • Alfred Lewis

... were respected. Moreover, there was an object and a motive, even if mistaken ones, on the part of the medival charlatans. But what ointment, what soothing syrup, what panacea has been the result of all this pulverizing of Semiramis and Sardanapalus, Mucius Scvola and Junius Brutus? Are all the characters graven so deeply by the stylus of Clio upon so many monumental tablets, and almost as indelibly and quite as painfully upon school-boy memory, to be sponged out at a blow, like chalk from a blackboard? We, at least, cling ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. I, No. 1, Nov. 1857 • Various

... a tax, for building of castles wherever the king thought proper. This was one of the three things, from contributing to the performance of which no lands were exempted; and therefore called by our Saxon ancestors the trinoda necessitas: sc. pontis reparatio, arcis constructio, et expeditio contra hostem[p]. And this they were called upon to do so often, that, as sir Edward Coke from M. Paris assures us[q], there were in the time of Henry II ...
— Commentaries on the Laws of England - Book the First • William Blackstone

... for Regional Cooperation SADCC Southern African Development Coordination Conference SC Security Council (UN) SELA Latin American Economic System SPC South Pacific Commission SPEC South Pacific Bureau for Economic ...
— The 1990 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency

... fairly, it will be necessary to cite the passage in which it occurs, as it stands in the folio, Act III. Sc. 8., ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 76, April 12, 1851 • Various

... on in scene ii? Is it in accordance with what has already taken place between Claudio and the Prince? What additional noting comes out in Sc. iii. Is this in accordance with Scene i or Scene ii? Act I closes with a sense of some confusion which Act II is required to clear up. In addition to the inconsistency, notice Don John's enmity to Claudio, and ...
— Shakespeare Study Programs; The Comedies • Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke

... to Act I, Sc. 2, which the old actor (to leave the Kemble reading for a minute), with but a hazy notion of the text, used ...
— The Story of My Life - Recollections and Reflections • Ellen Terry

... bring him clean out of love with the soldier. He will never come within the sign of it, the sight of a cassock."—Every Man in his Humour, Act II. Sc. 5. ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 238, May 20, 1854 • Various

... Sing [sc. O Muse!] to the ear that doth thy lays esteem, And gives thy pen both skill and argument (C. 7-8). For to no other pass my verses tend Than of your graces and your gifts ...
— Testimony of the Sonnets as to the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays and Poems • Jesse Johnson

... III, Sc. 4: Having been menaced with death by the wanton judges, Susanna tells her father, mother, and sister of ...
— An anthology of German literature • Calvin Thomas

... killed them by thousands, receiving a measure of grain for so many dozens, without perceptibly diminishing their numbers. Their flesh is eaten by the Tank-diggers. The female produces six to eight at a birth."—'Madras Journ. Lit. Sc.' x. 1839. ...
— Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon • Robert A. Sterndale

... Ferito, credo, mi conobbe e 'ncontro Mi venne con la bocca sanguinosa. "Aminta," At. iv. Sc. i. ...
— Zanoni • Edward Bulwer Lytton

... them. Several of the printed accounts of the discovery of this treasure say that there were six of these plates in the casket; but the glass case which encloses it and its contents has eleven, with the names as follows: "Domna Maria, Scs. Cassianvs, Sc. Martinvs, Sc. Brancativs, Scs. Troteomvs, Sca. Agnes, Scs. Bitvs, Scs. Apolinnaris, Scs. Hyppolitvs, Scs. Sabastianvs, Scs. Severvs." Dr. Kandler thought that it came from the church of S. Niceta in Aquileia, and was brought to the island with other treasures in 452, for safety, ...
— The Shores of the Adriatic - The Austrian Side, The Kuestenlande, Istria, and Dalmatia • F. Hamilton Jackson

... This reminds one of Moliere's Harpagon, when he requires La Fleche to show him his hands. See L'Avare, act i. sc. iii.—M. ...
— The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. IV. (of V.) • Margaret, Queen Of Navarre

... Mine's Jim Langford. They call me Wayward,—because I am. I'm a B. Sc. of Edinburgh University; a barrister, by profession only; lazy; fond of books and booze; no darned good; always in trouble; sent out here for the good of my health and for the peace of mind of the family, ...
— The Spoilers of the Valley • Robert Watson

... and having telephonic connection. The instruments used were altazimuths, constructed under the direction of Prof. Mohn, specially for measuring the parallax of the aurora borealis. A full description of these instruments and of the calculations will be found in the Acta Reg Soc. Sc. Ups., 1884. The results now in question are based upon nearly 1,500 measurements of heights; the motions will form the subject of a future paper. It was found that clouds are formed at all levels, but that they occur most ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 613, October 1, 1887 • Various

... —I troer, at Synets Sands er lagt i Oiet, Mens dette kun er Redskab. Synet strommer Fra Sjaelens Dyb, og Oiets fine Nerver Gaae ud fra Hjernens hemmelige Vaerksted. Henrik Hertz, Kong Rene's Datter, sc. ii. ...
— The Earth as Modified by Human Action • George P. Marsh

... rounds in the preceding design, going back and forth, and in the last round fasten in the bars as follows: * 7 ch., pass over 2 dc., lay on the bar from the wrong side, carry the ch. across the bar to the wrong side, 1 sc. on the next ch., 7 ch., carry these over the bar to the front, pass over 2 dc., 1 sc. on the next ...
— Harper's Young People, January 6, 1880 - An Illustrated Weekly • Various

... moment. Mrs. Snaffle was at her side. "Why did they tell her at all?" Mrs. Snaffle was asking, with much spirit and obvious effort to control a racial tendency to double the final monosyllables. "Sure they might have known 't would sc—frighten the ...
— Lanier of the Cavalry - or, A Week's Arrest • Charles King

... FARMER, D.Sc., F.R.S., Professor of Botany in the Imperial College of Science. This very fully illustrated volume contains an account of the salient features of plant form ...
— Anthropology • Robert Marett

... Cambridge editors, and I agree entirely with them. Moreover it seems to be manifestly from the same hand as Hecate's speech (Act III., Sc. 5), previously referred to. The style shows this, and the motive is the same—the introduction of fairy business, dancing and singing, which have nothing to do with the action of the tragedy, and are ...
— The Galaxy - Vol. 23, No. 1 • Various

... of the Cerceris and the cause of the long preservation of the coleoptera with which it provisions its larvae.—"Annales de Sc. natur.," 4th ...
— Fabre, Poet of Science • Dr. G.V. (C.V.) Legros

... Moral Essays (Benziger, 1902, 6s.) will find in the first essay on the Origin and Extent of Civil Authority an advantageous substitute for the chapter on the State in this work. The essay is a dissertation written for the degree of B. Sc. in the University of Oxford; and represents, I hope, tolerably well the best contemporary teaching on ...
— Moral Philosophy • Joseph Rickaby, S. J.

... inaccuracy is surprising. Commenting upon Falstaff's threat, "Woe to my Lord Chief Justice!" (2d Henry IV., Act V., Sc. 4,) he remarks, (p. 73,) "Sir W. Gascoigne was continued as Lord Chief Justice in the new reign; but, according to law and custom, he was removable, and he no doubt expected to be removed, from his office." Lord Campbell ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 21, July, 1859 • Various

... his well-known poem makes Herr Urian pay a visit to the Great Mogul; Buerger, in his salacious story of the queen of Golkonde, transports the lovers to India; Lessing, in "Minna von Barnhelm" (Act i. Sc. 12) represents Werner as intending to take service with Prince Heraklius of Persia, and he chooses an Oriental setting ...
— The Influence of India and Persia on the Poetry of Germany • Arthur F. J. Remy

... similtudinem nunquam vidimus citra mare. Hec insula in tantum est ad meridiem posita, quod de ipsa insula Polus Arcticus videri non poterit stella seu illa quae vulgariter dicitur Tramontana. Ego autem Marcus fui in sex regnis hujus insulae, sc. in regnis FERLECH, BASMAN, SAMARA, DRAGOIAN, LAMBRI et FAMSUR. In aliis autem duobus non fui. Et primo dicam de ...
— The Travels of Marco Polo, Volume 2 • Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa

... earlier attempts to work out the history of the horses, as in the famous essay of Kowalevsky ("Sur l'Anchitherium aurelianense Cuv. et sur l'histoire paleontologique des Chevaux", "Mem. de l'Acad. Imp. des Sc. de St Petersbourg", XX. no. 5, 1873.), the Palaeotheres were placed in the direct line, because the number of adequately known Eocene mammals was then so small, that Cuvier's types were forced into various incongruous positions, ...
— Darwin and Modern Science • A.C. Seward and Others

... that Brutus says and does from one end of the play to the other. According to his custom, Shakespeare has said it all of himself very plainly, and has put his confession into the mouth of Brutus on his very first appearance (Act i. sc. 2): ...
— The Man Shakespeare • Frank Harris

... about, And drive away the vulgar from the streets; So do you too, where you perceive them thick."—Act I. Sc. 1. ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, October 31, 1917 • Various

... some memoranda of my father's, that the sc- that Hermann wanted. I never thought of them again ...
— Magnum Bonum • Charlotte M. Yonge

... drawing-board, was the finished design which Marguerite had been labouring at for two days. It was a design for a bookbinding, and the title of the book was, The Womanly Woman, and the author of the book was Sir Amurath Onway, M.D., D.Sc., F.R.S., a famous specialist in pathology. Marguerite, under instruction from the bookbinders, had drawn a sweet picture, in quiet colours, of a womanly woman in a tea-gown, sitting in a cosy corner of a boudoir. The volume was destined to open the spring season of a publishing ...
— The Roll-Call • Arnold Bennett

... Adam that kept the paradise, but that Adam that keeps the prison.—Shakespeare, Comedy of Errors, act iv. sc. 3 (1593). ...
— Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 - A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook • The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.

... 'ballad-concerts.' Another meaning was that of simply a popular song or ditty of the day, lyrical or narrative, of the kind often printed as a broadsheet. Lyrical or narrative, because the Elizabethans appear not to distinguish the two. Read, for instance, the well-known scene in The Winter's Tale (Act IV. Sc. 4); here we have both the lyrical ballad, as sung by Dorcas and Mopsa, in which Autolycus bears his part 'because it is his occupation'; and also the 'ballad in print,' which Mopsa says she loves—'for then we are sure ...
— Ballads of Romance and Chivalry - Popular Ballads of the Olden Times - First Series • Frank Sidgwick

... procession of Women M.P.'s formed in Trafalgar Square. Behind them were the ruins of the National Gallery (the work of the immortal Miss Podgers, B.Sc.); before them were the fragments of the Nelson Column (Miss Tunk's ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 11, 1914 • Various

... islands were conquered in the year of one thousand five hundred and seventy-four [sic; sc. 1564], the Spanish fleet sailed under command of the adelantado Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, from Puerto de la Navidad [429] situated in the South Sea, on the coast of Nueva Espana, in the province and district of Xalisco and Galicia, where ...
— History of the Philippine Islands Vols 1 and 2 • Antonio de Morga

... have been customary for the Devil to appear before the audience with a cry of "Ho! ho! ho!" somewhat similar to the ejaculations of the Pantomime Clown in after years. (See Gammer Gurton's Needle, Act II., Sc. 3, and "The Devil is an Ass," by Ben Jonson, Act I., Sc. 1.) The following passage occurs in "Wily Beguiled," 1606. "Tush! feare not the dodge; I'll rather put on my flashing red nose, and my flaming face, and come wrapped in a calfe's skin, and cry 'Ho! ho! ho!'" Again, "I'll put me on my ...
— A History of Pantomime • R. J. Broadbent

... SC. Why deck yourself out, when your charm lies in your charming manners? It isn't gowns that lovers love, but what ...
— The Dramatic Values in Plautus • William Wallace Blancke



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