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1.
A state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War.  Synonyms: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, Virginia.
2.
The United States federal department responsible for the interests of military veterans; created in 1989.  Synonym: Department of Veterans Affairs.






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... in a like direction from Richmond, the State capital, within a few miles of the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains and the celebrated Valley of Virginia, 12 miles from Point of Rocks, Md., and about 22 miles from historic Harpers Ferry, W. Va. It occupies a high and healthy plain, the environs of which are waving and well cultivated and delightfully variegated by hill ...
— History and Comprehensive Description of Loudoun County, Virginia • James W. Head

... Croix-aux-Boeufs, La Fete Votive de Saint-Bartholomee-Porte-Glaive. The very titles are an excitement. I can remember how mysterious and alluring they used to seem to me when I first saw them on the cover of what was perhaps his best book, Les Va-Nu-Pieds. ...
— Figures of Several Centuries • Arthur Symons

... cleft in the National Democratic party occurred during the administration of President Polk, in the years 1844-48. Calhoun appeared as Polk's Secretary of State. Thomas Ritchie was transferred from Richmond, Va., to Washington, to edit the government organ, in place of Francis P. Blair, Sr. The Jackson regime of unconditional and uncompromising devotion to the 'Federal Union' was displaced, and the dubious ...
— Continental Monthly, Vol. I., No. IV., April, 1862 - Devoted To Literature And National Policy • Various

... history of the war occurred in far-distant waters. On March 10, 1915, there ended the wonderful career of the German auxiliary cruiser Prinz Eitel Friedrich, Captain Thierichens, which on that date put in at the American port of Newport News, Va., for repairs, after making the harbor in spite of the watch kept on it by British cruisers. She brought with her more than 500 persons, 200 of them being her own crew, and the remainder being passengers and crews of French, British, Russian, and American ships that had been her victims in ...
— The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12) - Neuve Chapelle, Battle of Ypres, Przemysl, Mazurian Lakes • Francis J. Reynolds, Allen L. Churchill, and Francis Trevelyan

... carita Mostrami il cielo; Tulto e un velo, E non si sa Dove e il cielo. Se si sta Cosi cola, Non si sa Se non si va Ahi me lontano! Tulto e in vano! Prendimi in mano ...
— The Master-Christian • Marie Corelli

... bonne dans le royaume. En dernier lieu on vient de publier un ouvrage sous le titre de Droit des souverains sur les biens du clerg, qui, sans contenir des impits n'en est pas moins dplaisant pour cela: Il va droit la cuisine, et veut que pour liquider la dette nationale on vende tous les biens ecclsiastiques et que l'on met nos pontifes la pension. Vous sentez qu'une proposition si mal sonnante n'a pu manquer de mettre le ciel ...
— Baron d'Holbach - A Study of Eighteenth Century Radicalism in France • Max Pearson Cushing

... decent body, poor, and a widow, of course; cela va sans dire. She told me her story once; it was as if a grain of corn that had been ground and bolted had tried to individualize itself by a special narrative. There was the wooing and the wedding,—the start in life,—the disappointments,—the ...
— The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table • Oliver Wendell Holmes

... honors. General Lee, the commander of the Confederate forces in the civil war, from the close of the struggle to his death (Oct. 12, 1870) was president of Washington and Lee University, at Lexington, Va. ...
— Outline of Universal History • George Park Fisher

... title of a neat little volume by Mrs. W.A. Armstrong, of Hampton, Va. It is made up of the lectures delivered by Mrs. Armstrong to the students of the Institution, and is a remarkably clear statement of the rules that should govern the habits and manners of ladies and gentlemen. These lectures, though ...
— American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 2, February, 1889 • Various

... The second is a kind of 'pidgin English,' spoken amongst themselves, like Bolognese or Venetians when they have some reason for not talking Italian. One of the Gospels was printed in it; I need hardly say with what effect. The first verse runs, 'Lo vo famili va Jesus Christus, pikien. (piccaninny) va David, dissi da pikien va Abraham.' [Footnote: Da Njoe Testament, &c. Translated into the negro-English language by the missionaries of the Unitas Fratrum, &c. Printed by the British and Foreign Bible Society. London: ...
— To the Gold Coast for Gold - A Personal Narrative in Two Volumes.—Vol. I • Richard F. Burton

... from Richmond, Va., northward, forming a broad advancing picket or skirmish line between the Blue Ridge and the ...
— The Life, Crime and Capture of John Wilkes Booth • George Alfred Townsend

... completion of the monument, erected by the ladies of Warren county, over the ashes of Miss Annie Carter Lee, who was the daughter of General Robert E. Lee and Mary Custis Lee; born at Arlington, Va., June 18th, 1839, and died at the White Sulphur Springs, Warren county, North Carolina, October 20th, 1862. The monument was unveiled in the presence of a great concourse of people, and with Major-Generals G.W.C. Lee and W.H.F. Lee, in attendance, ...
— A Wreath of Virginia Bay Leaves • James Barron Hope

... through the village, and all eyes sought Jean—"little Jean"-for to the old people of Longueval he was still little Jean. Certain wrinkled, broken-down, old peasants had never been able to break themselves of the habit of saluting him when he passed with, "Bonjour, gamin, ca va bien?" ...
— L'Abbe Constantin, Complete • Ludovic Halevy

... gesture. "You thought—" He broke off. "I will tell you what you thought: That after amusing yourself with me you could say, 'Va-t-en!' with a wave of the hand. As if I were a clod like those we once had under us! American girls would make serfs of their admirers. Their men," contemptuously, "are fools where their women are concerned. You dismiss them; they walk away meekly. Another comes. Voila!" ...
— A Man and His Money • Frederic Stewart Isham

... Mickey." This was said piannisime across the table, and had the effect of increasing Mr. Oulahan's donation from five shillings to seven—the last two being pitched in very much in the style o a gambler making his final coup, and crying "va banque." "The Oulahans were always ...
— The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Vol. 1 • Charles James Lever

... "Va l'en chercher, Gustave Adolphe," replied the old man. "Allons, messieurs," continued he, addressing the other negroes. "Il faut lever l'ancre de suite, et amener notre prisonnier aux autorites; Charles Philippe, ...
— Newton Forster - The Merchant Service • Captain Frederick Marryat

... levity that must be repressed. The poor child was doomed to a perpetual entanglement of the lower limbs, owing to her garments being made as long as those of a grown person. If, forgetting decorum, she chanced to skip or jump, Signora Lucretia would exclaim, "Va scompostaccia! sta piu composta" ("Go to, most discomposed one! be more composed"), and seating her by her side would supply her with needlework or knitting until my mother would intercede, assuring Signora Lucretia that ...
— Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 15, - No. 86, February, 1875 • Various

... into court at Frankfort, charged with organizing a military expedition against Mexico. He was defended by Henry Clay and the grand jury failed to indict him. This acquittal was celebrated by a ball at Frankfort. A few months later he was arrested in Alabama, taken to Richmond, Va., and acquitted of treason after ...
— The story of Kentucky • Rice S. Eubank

... sittin' there on the sofa keepin' a close eye on each other, and Alex is givin' 'em everything he's got in the line of chatter. They're both payin' the same undivided attention to him that the Board of Aldermen in Afghanistan pays to the primaries in Bird's Nest, Va. Them babies is too busy gazin' on each other and bein' happy, and while that stuff gets silly at times—they ...
— Alex the Great • H. C. Witwer

... posterite in all vertu (to the service of theyre Prynce and Contrie) encouraged. Wherefore being solicited and by credible report informed that John Shakespeare of Stratford uppon Avon in the counte of Warwik, whose parentes and late antecessors[10] were for theyre faithefull and va[leant service advaunced and rewarded by the most prudent] prince King Henry the Seventh of [famous memorie, sythence which tyme they have continewed at] those partes, being of good reputacion [and credit; and that the] said John hathe maryed [Mary, daughter and one of the heyrs ...
— The Handbook to English Heraldry • Charles Boutell

... his sister: 'Moin ni yonne yche, va!—ou pa connaitt li!' [I have a child, ah!—you never saw it!] His sister paid no attention to what he said that day; but the next day he said it again, and the next, and the next, and every day after,—so that his sister at last became much ...
— Two Years in the French West Indies • Lafcadio Hearn

... two books, not strictly speaking "Christmas Books," though they are, et cela va sans dire, books published at Christmas-tide, the one practical and parliamentary, the other philosophical and phenomenal; the former dedicated to the Right Honourable ARTHUR BALFOUR by LUCY, and the latter dedicated to Lord HALIFAX by LILLY. Two prettier names for authors, or rather, to judge ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, December 17, 1892 • Various

... elaborate hunt. Jarvis minded the stock, I set out with Sousi, after he had tried the wind by tossing up some grass. But he stopped, drew a finger-nail sharply across my canvas coat, so that it gave a little shriek, and said "Va pa," which is "Cela ne va pas" reduced to its bony framework. I doffed the offending coat and we went forward as shown on the map. The horses were left at A; the wind was east. First we circled a little to eastward, tossing grass at intervals, but, finding plenty of new ...
— The Arctic Prairies • Ernest Thompson Seton

... during the period now under review. A company of English players came to this country in 1752 and made the tour of many of the principal towns. The first play acted here by professionals on a public stage was the Merchant of Venice, which was given by the English company at Williamsburg, Va., in 1752. The first regular theater building was at Annapolis, Md., where in the same year this troupe performed, among other pieces, Farquhar's Beaux' Stratagem. In 1753 a theater was built in New York, and one in 1759 in Philadelphia. The Quakers of Philadelphia ...
— Brief History of English and American Literature • Henry A. Beers

... centuries, it is centuries since we were here. But what will you have? with the bad season, the rains, the banks failing, the—but you, madame, are well? And Monsieur Paul?" "Ah, ca va tout doucement Paul is well, the good God be praised, but I—I perish day by day" At which the entire court-yard was certain to burst into laughing protest. For the whole household of Guillaume le Conquerant was quite sure to be assembled about ...
— In and Out of Three Normady Inns • Anna Bowman Dodd

... than I gave them credit for," said Belmont, his eyes shining from under his thick brows. "They are here a long two hours before we could have reasonably expected them. Hurrah, Monsieur Fardet, ca va bien, ...
— A Desert Drama - Being The Tragedy Of The "Korosko" • A. Conan Doyle

... dort. Quoique le sort fut pour lui bien etrange, Il vivait. Il mourut quand il n'eut plus son ange. La chose simplement d'elle-meme arriva, Comme la nuit se fait lorsque le jour s'en va.[70] ...
— Les Miserables - Complete in Five Volumes • Victor Hugo

... "Va bene," says he, "you shall be satisfied in a moment." He fumbled for his pocket-book, and from that selected three papers, which he handed to me in silence and in due order. ...
— The Fool Errant • Maurice Hewlett

... themselves face to face with the composer,—whose playing was not all that it might have been. Christophe was unnerved by the noise in the hall, and stopped suddenly half-way through a movement: and he looked jeeringly at the audience, who were startled into silence, and played Malbrouck s'en va-t-en guerre!—and said insolently: ...
— Jean Christophe: In Paris - The Market-Place, Antoinette, The House • Romain Rolland

... heavy stillness, emphasised by the continuous chink, chink of gold and silver, and broken only by the announcement of events at different tables: "Onze, noir, impair et manque";—"Rien ne va plus";—"Zero!" ...
— The Princess Passes • Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson

... l'ung en ce lieu et les deux autres en pays; et sont apres pour continuer contre les obstinez: dont les nobles et le peuple heretique murmure et s'altere; selon que l'ay faict entendre au roy par ung billet par escript duquel la copie va avec les presentes; et la noblesse tousjours desire d'avoir occasion d'attirer le peuple et le faire joindre a revolte avec elle; et prevoys si Dieu n'y remedie, ou que telle precipitation ne se modere, les choses prendront dangereux succes, et signamment ...
— The Reign of Mary Tudor • James Anthony Froude

... "Qui va la? Who is it? Where?" she called, and strained towards the west. She thought it might be her father or Mickey the hired ...
— The Judgment House • Gilbert Parker

... And many others besides—many, many, many others,' repeated Mr Dickson, with drunken solemnity. 'Mr Thomas's cotton-mills are one of the sights of Tallahassee; Mr Thomas's tobacco-mills are the pride of Richmond, Va.; in short, he's one of my oldest friends, Mr Forsyth, and I lay his case before ...
— The Wrong Box • Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

... valley, set fire to their stores, and pressed forward in rapid retreat to Abington, Va. Garfield with his command returned to Paintville, where it could receive supplies. In February he received orders from Buell, directing him to advance to Piketon, and drive the rebels from that place, which he did, and later from Pound Gap. This freed Eastern ...
— The Army of the Cumberland • Henry M. Cist

... anybody so insolent as Madame de Coaslin. I was seated at the same table with her this evening, at a game of 'brelan', and you cannot imagine what I suffered. The men and women seemed to come in relays to watch us. Madame de Coaslin said two or three times, looking at me, 'Va tout', in the most insulting manner. I thought I should have fainted, when she said, in a triumphant tone, I have the 'brelan' of kings. I wish you had seen her courtesy to me on parting."—"Did the King," said I, "show her particular attention?" "You don't know him," said she; "if he were ...
— The Memoirs of Louis XV. and XVI., Volume 1 • Madame du Hausset, and of an Unknown English Girl and the Princess Lamballe

... jeu! . . . Le jeu est fait! . . . Rien ne va plus! . . . Rouge gagne et la couleur! . . . Rouge gagne, la couleur perd! . . . Rouge perd et la couleur! . . . " Such were the monotonous continually recurring sentences, always spoken in the same impassive tones, to which I listened ...
— Dreams and Dream Stories • Anna (Bonus) Kingsford

... "This is the first time I have heard it said that our Postilions put on rouge." What he adds, shall be given in his own pithy expression.—"Ou la coquetterie va-t-elle se nicher?" What, however is above stated, was stated from a conviction of its ...
— A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One • Thomas Frognall Dibdin

... piano va sano," he remarked at last, with a derisive glance over the side, in ironic allusion to our own ...
— The Mirror of the Sea • Joseph Conrad

... occasioned by the shock of an earthquake. During the anxious suspense we were in, the servants had rushed into the room with horror in their countenances, exclaiming, "Oh, mesdames, le chateau va tomber, et ...
— A Sailor of King George • Frederick Hoffman

... Freedman's Aid Society to labor among the Freedmen of Port Royal Island, S. C. With a commission and a Government permit alone she found her mission field. The following year was spent at Richmond, Va., teaching among the refugees who had come into the city at the close of the war. The next year she taught a large school in Washington, D. C., at Kendall Green, and in the autumn of 1867, accompanied by her sister, Miss P. ...
— American Missionary - Volume 50, No. 3, March, 1896 • Various

... enfant, je ne me leverois jamais avant midi, quelque partie de plaisir qu'on me put proposer; juge si je me leverai a six heures du matin pour me battre. Tu peux dire a ton maitre que, s'il est encore a midi et demi dans l'endroit ou il m'attend, nous nous y verons: va, lui porter cette reponse.' A ces mots il s'enfonca dans son lit, et ne tarda guere ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 344, June, 1844 • Various

... a strong runnin' to 'vi-va-ci-ous brunettes' and 'blondes with tender and romantic dispositions.' Which of them kinds are you sufferin' for, Perez? Oh, say! here's a lady that's willin' to heave herself away on a young and handsome bachelor with a income ...
— Cap'n Eri • Joseph Crosby Lincoln

... steeple-crowned hats of Puritans, others in loose top-boots, scarlet coats, lace and periwigs of the cavaliers of the Cromwellian period, intermixed with women, some wearing hoods and others bareheaded, was assembled on the banks of a deep pond within sight of Jamestown, Va. A curious machine, one which at the present day would puzzle the beholder to guess its use, had been constructed near the edge of the water. It was a simple contrivance and rude in structure; but the freshly hewn timbers were proof of its virgin newness. This machine ...
— The Real America in Romance, Volume 6; A Century Too Soon (A Story - of Bacon's Rebellion) • John R. Musick

... va bene! At your service, Signora! I shall be most happy to give you all the assistance in my power. I remember very well that Signor Vilobe (Willoughby was the Englishman's name) was desirous of procuring copies of some of our mosaics. I am ...
— A Siren • Thomas Adolphus Trollope

... deja dit tout ce que vient au bout de ma plume. Je ne bouge pas d'ici; cependant, l'annee va son train. Toujours a vous et a les votres, ...
— Two Suffolk Friends • Francis Hindes Groome

... of Floyd's retreat fell into my hands soon afterward. It was a journal of the campaign written by Major Isaac Smith of the Twenty-second Virginia Regiment, which he tried to send through our lines to his family in Charleston, W. Va., but which was intercepted. A copy is on file in the War Archives. See also Floyd's report, Id., vol. ...
— Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1 • Jacob Dolson Cox

... qui devoit, en toute equite, leur etre conservee, condamnes a la plus effrayante misere sans avoir ete ni pu etre entendus, ils ne murmurent point, ils restent fideles aux principes du plus pur patriotisme; ils sont encore prets a verser leur sang pour le maintien de la constitution, qui va reduire leur ville a la plus deplorable nullite."—These people are not supposed to have endured those sufferings and injustices in a struggle for liberty, for the same account states truly that they have been always free; their patience in beggary and ruin, and their suffering, without remonstrance, ...
— The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12) • Edmund Burke

... expressed it, "qu'il voyoit l'idole Calvinesque n'estre encores du tout chassee." Le vray resveille-matin des Calvinistes, 88, ibid., ubi supra. The expression, it will be noticed, contains a distinct reference to the anagram upon the name of "Charles de Valois"—"va chasser l'idole," upon which the Huguenots had founded brilliant hopes. See ante, chapter xiii., p. 123. On the other hand, since the massacre, some Huguenot had discovered that from the same name could be obtained the appropriate words ...
— History of the Rise of the Huguenots - Volume 2 • Henry Baird

... cook," said Shaky, with enthusiasm. "The feller as sez she can't lies. But wi' her, my respec' fer your hog-pen ends. I guess this argyment is closed fer va-cation. Who's fer 'draw'?" ...
— The Night Riders - A Romance of Early Montana • Ridgwell Cullum

... notable speeches. In fact, his ability to phrase a thought neatly, caused Europe to look upon him as the spokesman of the Allied cause. This extract from his speech in the cemetery at Arlington, Va., is a good example of his finished literary style. Compare it with Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. How are the two alike? ...
— Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year • E.C. Hartwell

... on the Order of St. Francis.—Can any of your correspondents tell me any thing about, or enable me to procure a copy of, a book on the order of St. Francis, named, Den Wijngaert van Sinte Franciscus va Schoonte Historien Legenden, &c. A folio of 424 leaves, beautifully ...
— Notes & Queries, No. 24. Saturday, April 13. 1850 • Various

... to be used for registration of a group of contributions to periodicals in addition to an application Form TX, PA, or VA ...
— Copyright Basics • Library of Congress. Copyright Office.

... passed the gate I stood i' the crowd So close I could have touched him! Few discerned In one so soiled the erst Arch-Emperor!— In the lax mood of him who has lost all He stood inert there, idly singing thin: "Malbrough s'en va-t-en guerre!"—until his ...
— The Dynasts - An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, - Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes • Thomas Hardy

... "Adima and Hva lived for some time in perfect happiness—no suffering came to disturb their quietude; they had but to stretch forth their hands and pluck from surrounding trees the most delicious fruits—but to stoop and gather rice of the ...
— Ragnarok: The Age of Fire and Gravel • Ignatius Donnelly

... point out that there was a decree of the Convention ordering him to proceed. Robespierre was inexorable. The Committee of General Security were baffled, and the prosecution ended. 'Lutteur impuissant et fatigue,' says M. Hamel, the most thoroughgoing defender of Robespierre, upon this, 'il va se retirer, moralement du moins.' Impotent and wearied! But he had just won a most signal victory for good sense and humanity. Why was it the only one? If Robespierre was able to save Theot, why could ...
— Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3) - Essay 1: Robespierre • John Morley

... me lanzo a calle Con el futsaque y el cla, Todas las ninas se asoman Solo por ver me pasar: Unas a otras se dicen Que chico mas resa lao! De la sal que va tirando Voy a coher ...
— The Great White Tribe in Filipinia • Paul T. Gilbert

... de ce meme coste [dudit cloistre] sont xiiii estudes ou les religieulx escripvent et estudient, lesquelles sont tres belles, et au dessus d'icelles estudes est la neufve librairerie, a laquelle l'on va par une vis large et haulte estant audict cloistre, laquelle librairie contient de longeur lxiii passees, et ...
— The Care of Books • John Willis Clark

... when he returned and found his guest still sleeping, he remarked, 'I wonder what Bellman would say if I awoke him now and asked him to give me a song.' The poet sat up, blinked with his eyes, and said, 'Then Bellman would say,—listen;' whereupon he sang to the tune of 'Malbrouck s'en va-t-en guerre':— ...
— Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4 • Charles Dudley Warner

... non dispiacque: Cosi fu differita la tenzone; E tal tregua tra lor subito nacque, Si l' odio e l' ira va in oblivione, Che 'l Pagano al partir dalle fresche acque Non lascio a piede il buon figliuol d' Amone: Con preghi invita, e al fin lo toglie in groppa, E per ...
— Literary Remains (1) • Coleridge

... hate or dread, in reference to killing it. We find traces of many ancient tribes in the country in individual members of those now extinct, as the Batau, "they of the lion"; the Banoga, "they of the serpent"; though no such tribes now exist. The use of the personal pronoun they, Ba-Ma, Wa, Va or Ova, Am-Ki, &c., prevails very extensively in the names of tribes in Africa. A single individual is indicated by the terms Mo or Le. Thus Mokwain is a single person of the Bakwain tribe, and Lekoa is a single white man ...
— Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa - Journeys and Researches in South Africa • David Livingstone

... Lo senatore di Roma, vestito di brocarto con quella beretta, e con quelle maniche, et ornamenti di pelle, co' quali va alle feste di Testaccio e Nagone, might escape the eye of AEneas Sylvius, but he is viewed with admiration and complacency by the Roman citizen, (Diario ...
— The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Volume 6 • Edward Gibbon

... as much depends on the public spirit, unity of action, and zeal of the early proprietors, as upon the locality itself. The one is useless without these helps. General Washington wrote an able essay to prove the availability of Norfolk, Va., as the great commercial metropolis of the country. He speculated upon its being the great market for the West. His imagination pictured out some such place as New York now is, as its future. The unequalled harbor of Norfolk, and the resources ...
— Minnesota and Dacotah • C.C. Andrews

... "Regarde, comme il va vite," the inventor cried, and he showed the paper with the most extraordinary wavy lines. Every one laughed, and no one ...
— In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. • L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone

... consequence, not so much of vanity and self-love as of downright literary Quixotism. A man may be cured of vanity as the French nobleman was—'Ecoutez messieurs! Monseigneur le Duc va dire la meillure chose du monde!'[78] but for this raving, ungovernable passion of soaring beyond all human comprehension, I fear there is no cure but in such a place as the one which is now before us. Compared with this, how different was MENANDER'S case! Careless himself about examining ...
— Bibliomania; or Book-Madness - A Bibliographical Romance • Thomas Frognall Dibdin

... occidentale contient beaucoup d'or de meme que le pied de l'orient, et celui d'une autres chaine tres-longue qui s'en detache un peu au sud de Popayan, et qui apres avoir passe par Santa Fe de Bogota, et par Merida, va se terminer vers Caracas sur la mer du nord; outre que l'or en paillettes occupe toujours des postes assez bas a l'egard du reste de la Cordeliere, on ne peut aussi jamais le decouvrir qu'en enlevant presque toujours deux couches de differentes ...
— Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4) • James Hutton

... Italy that Cavour always pleaded; Italy, and not Piedmont or even Lombardy and Venetia. He invariably asserted the right of his King to uphold the cause of all the populations from the Alps to the Straits of Messina. If he adopted the proverb 'Chi va piano va sano,' he kept in view the end of it, 'Chi va sano va lontano.' In short, if he did not believe in Italian unity, he acted in the same way as he would have acted had ...
— The Liberation of Italy • Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco

... strength; his complexion is dark and sunburnt; his eye resolute, but quiet in its expression, except when kindled by sudden emotion; his demeanour is frank, manly, and courteous, and he never passes you without a grave salutation: 'Dios guarde a usted!' 'Va usted con Dios, Caballero!' 'God guard you! God ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Vol. 19, Issue 547, May 19, 1832 • Various

... (ostanha, singular - ostan); Ardabil, Azarbayjan-e Gharbi, Azarbayjan-e Sharqi, Bushehr, Chahar Mahall va Bakhtiari, Esfahan, Fars, Gilan, Golestan, Hamadan, Hormozgan, Ilam, Kerman, Kermanshahan, Khorasan, Khuzestan, Kohkiluyeh va Buyer Ahmadi, Kordestan, Lorestan, Markazi, Mazandaran, Qom, Qazvin, Semnan, Sistan va ...
— The 2000 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... the humblest tone do I implore your charity for three cents, to enable me to procure something to eat. Pray be so kind, and receive the grateful thanks of your humble supplicant of Shenandoah County, Va."] ...
— Lands of the Slave and the Free - Cuba, The United States, and Canada • Henry A. Murray

... to carry out some kind of a scheme. He probably intended to proceed against the Spanish possessions in the Southwest and Mexico, and set himself up as a ruler. He was betrayed by his confidante, Wilkinson, and was tried for treason and acquitted in Richmond, Va., in 1807. ...
— The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII. - Modern History • Arthur Mee

... of France's brother, mark you! And HE—he obeyed the Duke's ring! The Duke has a free hand to-night, and he hates us. And the river. Why are we not to cross the river? The King indeed! The King has undone us. He has sold us to his brother and the Guises. VA CHASSER L'IDOLE" for the second time I heard the quaint phrase, which I learned afterwards was an anagram of the King's name, Charles de Valois, used by the Protestants as a password—"VA CHASSER L'IDOLE has betrayed us! I remember the very words he used to the ...
— The House of the Wolf - A Romance • Stanley Weyman

... translates this verse. Tat should be supplied before asnute; there is redundant va in the first line. The Burdwan ...
— The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 - Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 • Unknown

... applaud the ravishing originator. Then came her meeting with the King in his private box. We are told she curtsied low, and, glancing up at him coyly from between her bent knees, gave forth her world-renowned epigram, "Comment va, Papa?" Louis was charmed by this exquisite exhibition of drollery and diablerie, and three weeks later she was brought to dance at Versailles. This was a triumph indeed—La Belle Bibi was certainly not one to miss opportunities. A month later ...
— Terribly Intimate Portraits • Noel Coward

... sch[oe]ne, sterke, h[o]her muot, e[z] enfrumt tugent noch [e]re f[u:]r den t[o]t niht m[e]re 720 dann ungeburt und untugent. unser leben und unser jugent ist ein nebel unde ein stoup, unser st[ae]te bibent als ein loup. er ist ein vil verschaffen gouch 725 der gerne in sich va[zz]t den rouch, e[z] s[i] w[i]p oder man, der diz niht wol bedenken kan und ouch der werlt n[a]ch volgende ist. wan uns ist [u:]ber den f[u]len mist 730 der pfeller hie gespreitet: swen n[u] der blic verleitet, der ist zuo der hell[e.] geborn unde enh[a]t niht m[e] ...
— A Middle High German Primer - Third Edition • Joseph Wright

... viendra. This affair has created no little amusement among the beau monde. All the dowagers are fully agreed on one point, that l'amour est une passion qui vient souvent sans qu'on s'en appercoive, et, qui s'en va aussi ...
— The English Spy • Bernard Blackmantle

... encouraged me to prepare this book for the public. The Christian Temple in Baltimore was packed with people, and on account of the jam the doors were ordered closed by the policeman in charge half an hour before time for the service. At Portsmouth, Va., twenty-five hundred were crowded into a skating-rink, and many failed to get admittance. At Halifax, Can., hundreds were turned away. But this has been the experience wherever the sermon has been thoroughly advertised. To illustrate this, I quote ...
— To Infidelity and Back • Henry F. Lutz

... Guatemala, en la parte que va por la Sierra, estaban ciudades de caba muy grandes, con maravillosos edificios de cal y canto, de los cuales yo vi muchos; y otros pueblos ...
— The Annals of the Cakchiquels • Daniel G. Brinton

... entra en la sala de clase. El va a su banco y se sienta. Suena la campanilla y principia la leccion de espanol. El maestro pregunta. El discipulo se levanta y responde. El se sienta, abre su libro y lee una frase, dos frases. El cierra su libro y repite las frases. El habla alto y distintamente. Algunas ...
— A First Spanish Reader • Erwin W. Roessler and Alfred Remy

... noticeable that the words "va chasser l'Idole" are an anagram of the royal title Charles de Valois—an anagram which gave the Huguenots no little comfort. The same play upon words appears with a slight variation in a "Huictain au Peuple de Paris, ...
— History of the Rise of the Huguenots - Volume 2 • Henry Baird

... the movements of his own. I asked if he could order any transport to be provided for us. He waved his bottle at me, showed no sign of either civility or comprehension, only screaming at the top of his voice, "Va via, va via!"[1] ...
— With British Guns in Italy - A Tribute to Italian Achievement • Hugh Dalton

... agriculture. He has demonstrated how the most badly run-down soil can be restored to more than virgin fertility, and with profit in the doing of the work.—Editor J. F. JACKSON, of the Southern Planter, Richmond, Va. ...
— The Farm That Won't Wear Out • Cyril G. Hopkins

... commend to your favorable consideration the tercentennial celebration at Jamestown, Va. Appreciating the desirability of this commemoration, the Congress passed an act, March 3, 1905, authorizing in the year 1907, on and near the waters of Hampton Roads, in the State of Virginia, an international naval, marine, and military celebration in honor of this event. ...
— Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present • Various

... while, and I was goaded to say: "Oh then, if you never tell lies, you expect to go to Paradise." "Not at all," answered Antonino compassionately, "for I have sinned much. But the lie doesn't go ahead" (non va avanti), added this Machiavelli of boatmen; yet I think he was mistaken, for he deceived us with perfect ease and admirable success. All along, he had pretended that we could see Capri, visit the Blue Grotto, and return that ...
— Italian Journeys • William Dean Howells

... to have lost their way, the blue and the khaki met in the main street without indulging in formal ceremonies and exchanged a "Good morning!" and "Bon jour!" and "Here we are! Voyla! Quee pawnsays-vous!" and "Ca va bien! Oh, yais, I tink so!" and found big piles of shells and other munitions which the Germans could not take away and cellars with many wounded who had been brought in from the hills—and that was all there was to it: a march in and look around, when for glory's sake, at least, the victors ought ...
— My Second Year of the War • Frederick Palmer

... that chance for myself; but for a trustful friend, no. Ask your own heart now,—nay, I will not say heart,—ask your own common-sense, whether a man who then put aside your purse—spendthrift, vaurien, though he might be—was likely to steal or accept a woman's jewels. Va, mon pauvre Louvier, again I ...
— The Parisians, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

... toucher mes yeux. Doux reflet d'un globe de flamme Charmant rayon, que me veux-tu? Viens-tu dans mon sein abattu Porter la lumiere a mon ame? Descends-tu pour me reveler Des mondes le divin mystere, Ces secrets caches dans la sphere Ou le jour va te rappeler? ...
— The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and - Modern Times • Alfred Biese

... Gesu desideroso, Amor voglio morire, Te abrazando Amor, dolce Gesu, meo sposo, Amor, amor, la morte te domando, Amor, amor, Gesu si pietoso Tu me te dai in te transformato Pensa ch'io vo spasmando Non so o io me sia Gesu speranza mia Ormai va, dormi in amore. ...
— Life of St. Francis of Assisi • Paul Sabatier

... I loved her, and rather like the boy. He has at present four hundred a year from me. I will double it, on the condition that you at once make over ten thousand—not less; and let it be yes or no!—to be settled on your daughter and go to her children, independent of the husband—cela va sans dire. Now you may ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

... Lee was born on January 19, 1807, in Westmoreland County, Va., the same county that gave to the world George Washington and James Monroe. Though he was fatherless at eleven, the father's blood in him inclined him to the profession of arms, and when eighteen,—in 1825,—on an ...
— America First - Patriotic Readings • Various

... has been modernized and brought to the machine stage which characterizes our present-day agriculture, by Mr. Lawrence Lee, a civil engineer-farmer of Leesburg, Va. Mr. Lee runs a level line across the face of the clay hills, and then with a Martin ditcher scoops out a terrace on this horizontal line. It makes the terrace so that the water will hold and will not run away. Mr. Lee is sure that nine-tenths of the heavy thunder shower runs off of ...
— Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifteenth Annual Meeting • Various

... gendarme, perhaps corruptly eager to increase the number of delits and the instruments of his own power, custom after custom is placed on the expurgatorial index. "Tenez, une danse qui n'est pas permise," said Stanislao: "je ne sais pas pourquoi, elle est tres jolie, elle va comme ca," and sticking his umbrella upright in the road, he sketched the steps and gestures. All his criticisms of the present, all his regrets for the past, struck me as temperate and sensible. The short ...
— The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25) • Robert Louis Stevenson

... about girding on its armor. A message was flashed to the great naval radio station at Arlington, Va., which repeated it to the extent of its carrying radius of 3,000 miles, notifying all American ships at foreign stations and the governors and military posts of American insular possessions in the Pacific ...
— The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) - History of the European War from Official Sources • Various

... Ce Roy va chasser l'Idole Plain de dole Cognoissant un tel forfait: Selon la vertu Royale, Et ...
— History of the Rise of the Huguenots - Volume 2 • Henry Baird

... Faites le jeu, messieurs! Rien ne va plus," proclaimed the croupier as once more he invited the company to stake, and ...
— The Gambler • Fyodor Dostoyevsky

... halbert, and they had the greatest difficulty in entrusting a third letter to the Moor in command of the party. Indeed, it was only managed by Estelle's coaxing of the little Abou Daoud, who was growing devoted to her, and would do anything for the reward of hearing her sing life Malbrook s'en va-t'-n guerre. ...
— A Modern Telemachus • Charlotte M. Yonge

... as the thing itself, showed the earnestness and sincerity of his purpose to do everything in his power to enforce the spirit as well as the letter of every promise he had made for himself and his army. He had returned to his home at Danville, Va., before he had been able to send to us this flag with another that had been omitted, and his solicitude in regard to it, even in the midst of anxiety in regard to his family, was shown by a note which accompanied the parcel. It ...
— Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V2 • Jacob Dolson Cox

... are conveyed. She was rapt in spirit, and carried through the realms of endless woe. What was once chosen by the genius of man as a theme for its highest poetic effort—a journey through "the mournful city, amongst that lost people" [Footnote: Per me si va nella citta dolente, Per me si va tra la perduta gente."—DANTE.] —was given to the saint in mystic trance to accomplish. An angel led her through these terrific scenes; and an intuitive perception was given to her of the various sufferings of the condemned ...
— The Life of St. Frances of Rome, and Others • Georgiana Fullerton

... of one of the houses of Powhatan he says, "This house is fifty or sixty yards in length," and again, at Pamunk, "A great fire was made in a long-house, a mat was spread on one side as on the other, and on one side they caused him to sit." [Footnote: 5, Ib, 1, 142, 143; Smith's Hist. Va., ...
— Houses and House-Life of the American Aborigines • Lewis H. Morgan

... counties, Illinois. Saline springs, and "licks" as they are called, abound through Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and Western Virginia. Salt is manufactured in great abundance at the Kenhawa salines, 16 miles above Charlestown, Va., and brought down the Kenhawa river and carried to all the Western States. Much salt is made also on the Kiskiminitas, a branch of the Alleghany river, at the Yellow creek above Steubenville, and in the Scioto country in Ohio. The water ...
— A New Guide for Emigrants to the West • J. M. Peck

... this that the said Nancy Newton on or about the 23rd day of February, 1865, was found acting as a rebel spy in or near Winchester, Va., the Headquarters of the U.S. Middle ...
— The Lost Despatch • Natalie Sumner Lincoln

... Norfolk, Va., 1876. Educated at Burr and Burton Seminary, Manchester, Vt., an old country co-educational school; and one year at Radcliffe. Writer and tutor by profession. Chief interests are anti-vivisection, socialism, and above all, pacifism of the "extreme" kind. She likes best of everything ...
— The Best Short Stories of 1917 - and the Yearbook of the American Short Story • Various

... intrare havea gran voglia, Subitamente al fonte ritornava: Quivi trovo Morgana, che con gioglia Danzava intorno, e danzando cantava. Ne pui leggier si move al vento foglia Come ella sanza sosta si voltava, Mirando hora a la terra ed hora al sole; Ed al suo canto usa va tal parole: ...
— Gryll Grange • Thomas Love Peacock

... grown at Norfolk, Va., and southward, and shipped North in winter, the plants being started in ...
— Manual of Gardening (Second Edition) • L. H. Bailey

... success where success is not deserved. But what he does offer the honest debater in this practical book, is to put him in possession of those laws of argumentation which lie at the bottom of sound reasoning, based on fact."—Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Va. ...
— The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.) • Various

... Curtis, of New York, whose son, Joseph Bridgham Curtis, lieutenant-colonel, commanding a Rhode Island regiment, had just fallen at Fredericksburg, Va.] ...
— Autobiography and Letters of Orville Dewey, D.D. - Edited by his Daughter • Orville Dewey

... ho vuoto gia il mio corno: Porgi quel cantaro in qua. Questo monte gira intorno, O 'l cervello a cerchio va: Ognun corra in qua o in la, Come vede fare ...
— Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama - A Literary Inquiry, with Special Reference to the Pre-Restoration - Stage in England • Walter W. Greg

... Hallock of the Journal of Commerce started a rival line that enabled them to publish Washington news within forty-eight hours, thus giving their paper a big "scoop" over all competitors. Papers in Norfolk, Va., two hundred and twenty-nine miles south-east of Washington actually got the news from the capitol out of the New York Journal of Commerce received by the ocean route, sooner than news printed in Washington could be sent to Norfolk by boat directly ...
— The Story of the Pony Express • Glenn D. Bradley

... side we have next a group, turned toward the right, consisting of a young satyr with flowing panther-skin (Vb), who places his left knee on the back of a prostrate pirate (Va) whom he is about to strike with a club which he holds in his uplifted right hand. The pirate (face now somewhat damaged) is, like all of his fellows, youthful and nude. The corresponding group on the right, faces the left, and ...
— The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1 • Various

... Seas, Where the Innuit maidens be, There's a fat, bright-eyed va-hee-ney A-waitin' there for me. She's sittin' in her igloo cold, Chewing on a muckluck sole, And the sun comes up at midnight From an ...
— Where the Sun Swings North • Barrett Willoughby

... an insurrection of blacks occurred in Williamsburgh, Va., occasioned by a report, on Col. Spotswood's arrival, that he had direction from his Majesty to free all baptized persons. The negroes improved this to a great height. Five counties were in arms pursuing them, with orders to kill them if they ...
— An Account of Some of the Principal Slave Insurrections, • Joshua Coffin

... his second visit, a familiar voice saluted him with, "Well, Rolf! Comment ca va?" and he had the painful joy of greeting Francois ...
— Rolf In The Woods • Ernest Thompson Seton

... Sire, va tres sincerement jusqu'a present; et j'ose dire que s'il entre une fois en traite avec Votre Majeste, il le tiendra de bonne foi."—"Si je l'ose dire a V. M., il est tres penetrant, et a l'esprit juste. ...
— The History of England from the Accession of James II. - Volume 5 (of 5) • Thomas Babington Macaulay

... future poet was to be cast upon the world homeless and friendless. But fate decreed that a few glimmers of sunshine were to illumine his life, for the little fellow was adopted by John Allan, a wealthy merchant of Richmond, Va. A brother and sister, the remaining children, ...
— The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Volume 1 (of 5) of the Raven Edition • Edgar Allan Poe

... Canal Grant, et est bien large. Les gallees y passent travers et y ay veu navire de quatre cens tonneaux ou plus pres des maisons: et est la plus belle rue que je croy qui soit en tout le monde, et la mieulx maisonnee, et va le long de la ville. Les maisons sont fort grandes et haultes, et de bonne pierre, et les anciennes toutes painctes; les aul tres faictes depuis cent ans: toutes ont le devant de marbre blanc, qui leur vient ...
— Stones of Venice [introductions] • John Ruskin

... he was the finest performer in the world, and watched anxiously for the minute when he should begin sawing away at the strings, and the choir should break (very much through their noses) into the anthem, "I will arise, I will arise and goo tu my va-ther," with which ...
— The Drummer's Coat • J. W. Fortescue

... thick braids, and kept out of their faces by a broad band around the temples. Each had a lance eight or ten feet long in his hand, and a bow and quiver slung at his waist-belt. These men were Navajos (Na-va-hos). ...
— Overland • John William De Forest

... "Va t'en, bete, forban, meurtrier! Skin out f'om here! beast, robber, murderer!" he cried, in his keen screech-owl voice. "I'll git thet scelp o' your'n afore sundown, see 'f I don't! Ye ...
— Alice of Old Vincennes • Maurice Thompson

... after this; and if you could have seen the long faces of the other noblemen, as they pulled out their pencils and wrote I.O.U.'s for the Count! "Va toujours, mon cher," says he to me, "you have von ...
— Burlesques • William Makepeace Thackeray

... LETTER, devoted to education and industry, published monthly at Cappahosic, Gloucester Co., Va., Prof. W. B. Weaver, editor; a four page publication in its tenth year, price, ...
— The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 2, June, 1898 • Various

... I see they are the aloes only, planted here in rows along the road. Presently, at a turn of the road, a light! a fire burning by the roadside, and soldiers running, real ones this time, to the horses' heads. "Alerta! quien va?" It is the Spanish challenge, Marguerite; it is a piquette of the Gringos, of the hated Spaniards. They peer into the carriages, faces of savages, of brutes, devils; I feel their glances like poisoned arrows. They demand, Don Miguel makes answer, shows his papers. Of the instant these slaves ...
— Rita • Laura E. Richards

... again to the East, writing in the cars while whirling to Virginia. His first letters from the East were penned at Harper's Ferry. Then began his zigzag movements, like a planet. We find his pen active at Berlin, Md., Purcellville, Va., Upperville, Va., where, beside the cavalry battles between Pleasanton and Stewart, he saw that seven corps were in motion. From Gainesville, Warrenton Junction, Orleans, Warrenton, Catlett's Station, and again and often from ...
— Charles Carleton Coffin - War Correspondent, Traveller, Author, and Statesman • William Elliot Griffis

... ses tulipes et devant la Solitaire: il ouvre de grands yeux, il frotte ses mains, il se baisse, il la voit de plus pres, il ne l'a jamais vue si belle, il a le coeur epanoui de joie: il la quitte pour l'Orientale; de la, il va a la Veuve; il passe au Drap d'or, de celle-ci a l'Agathe, d'ou il revient enfin a la Solitaire, ou il se fixe, ou il se lasse, ou il s'assied, ou il oublie de diner: aussi est-elle nuancee, bordee, huilee a ...
— Landmarks in French Literature • G. Lytton Strachey

... "Qui va la? Who is it? Where?" she called, and strained toward the west. She thought it might be her father or Mickey the ...
— Northern Lights • Gilbert Parker

... which for about two years has produced a wonderful impression on the nation. This is a brilliant victory of the patriots over their enemies. Some of the expressions, which have given offence were, la brouette va de travers, qu'il-y-a une main invisible ...
— The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX • Various

... showing some interest, and conducted a field clinic in top-working the walnut in the Shenandoah Valley area in the spring of 1951. County Agents have become interested, and a county-wide Black Walnut Contest will be held at Harrisonburg, Va., Nov. 9 and 10th of this year, in which VPI is collaborating. It is hoped this idea ...
— Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the 43rd Annual Meeting - Rockport, Indiana, August 25, 26 and 27, 1952 • Various

... of Richmond, Va., has introduced a revolving background, which is set in motion during the operation, and produces a distinctness and boldness in the image not otherwise to be obtained. The effect upon the background ...
— The History and Practice of the Art of Photography • Henry H. Snelling

... "Va t'en chien de Francais. Pourquoi de diable n'arretez vous pas?" shouted the lieutenant to a yellow-looking man with whiskerless face, and thin gold rings in ...
— In the King's Name - The Cruise of the "Kestrel" • George Manville Fenn

... "Ca va bien," replied the captain, throwing the glass of liquor down his throat. "My apartments, if you please, and a bed for this lad. Tell Mr Beaujou, the slopseller, to come here directly with some clothes for him. Is Captain ...
— The King's Own • Captain Frederick Marryat

... molto va che dalle vie supreme De' tetti uscir vede il vapor del fuoco Sente cani abbajar, muggire armento, Viene ...
— After Waterloo: Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819 • Major W. E Frye

... medicine and general purifier of the blood, it has no equal." Mrs. A. B. Allen, Winterpock, Va., writes: "My youngest child, two years of age, was taken with Bowel Complaint, which we could not cure. We tried many remedies, but he continued to grow worse, and finally became so reduced in flesh ...
— The American Missionary — Volume 39, No. 03, March, 1885 • Various

... The sword of the charioteer on the stele of Grave V. is equally good for cut and thrust. A pleasanter cut and thrust bronze sword than the one found at Ialysus no gentleman could wish to handle. [Footnote: Furtwangler und Loeschke, Myk. Va. Taf. D.] Homer, in any case, says that his heroes used bronze swords, well adapted to strike. If his age had really good bronze, and iron as bad as that of the Celts of Polybius, a thousand years later, their preference of bronze over iron ...
— Homer and His Age • Andrew Lang

... there was a tense silence, broken only by the tumbling waters of the torrent-moat and the hoarse challenge of a sentry's "Chi va la?" in Gian Maria's camp. Then she turned nervously, wondering how much he might have heard of what had passed between herself and ...
— Love-at-Arms • Raphael Sabatini

... is on dry land. Needle-thrusts will not hurt him. A delicious perfume will seem intolerable. 491:3 Animal magnetism thus uncovers material sense, and shows it to be a belief without actual foundation or va- lidity. Change the belief, and the sensation changes. 491:6 Destroy the belief, ...
— Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures • Mary Baker Eddy

... all without inflections save this last, which has its genitive amva, being declined like amet. Nee ...
— Grammatical Sketch of the Heve Language - Shea's Library Of American Linguistics. Volume III. • Buckingham Smith

... the great name of Prince Eugene, comrade-in-arms of our own Marlborough, whose song, "Prinz Eugen, der edle Ritter" (Prince Eugene, the noble Knight), has been sung in July and August 1914 on the streets of Vienna, just as "Marlbrook s'en va-t-en guerre" might be sung by our Belgian allies. The peace of 1718 represents Habsburg's farthest advance southwards; Belgrade and half of present-day Serbia owned allegiance to Vienna. Then came the ...
— The War and Democracy • R.W. Seton-Watson, J. Dover Wilson, Alfred E. Zimmern,

... can be dried for winter use, such as the Morels, Marasmius oreades, Boletus edulis, Boletus edulis, va. clavipes, and a number of others. My wife has very successfully canned a number of species, notably Lycoperdon pyriforme, Pleurotus ostreatus and Tricholoma personatum. The mushrooms were carefully picked ...
— The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise - Its Habitat and its Time of Growth • M. E. Hard

... James Orton, ciudadano de los EE. UU. de America, profesor de la Universidad de Rochester en Nueva-York, i jefe de una comision cientifica del Instituto de Smithsonian de Washington, va a la provincia de Oriente con el objeto de esplorarla en cumplimiento de su encargo. S.E. el Presidenta de la Republica ordena a U.U. presten al espresado Sor. Orton i su comitiva cuantas consideraciones merecen sus personas, i los ...
— The Andes and the Amazon - Across the Continent of South America • James Orton



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