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As we believe this to be an appropriation of the name that has its origin with ourselves, the time has arrived, perhaps, when the fact should be frankly admitted.
This renders us strictly Yankee in our origin, an extraction of which I find all who enjoy it fond of boasting.
But the moon has no seas, so far as we can ascertain; its surface representing one of strictly volcanic origin, the mountains being numerous to a wonderful degree.
It will be but a matter of a day or so when I can introduce him to Virginia, but we must be careful that she has no inkling of his origin until mutual affection has gained a sure foothold between them.
They derive their origin from a deep religious and contemplative feeling, and also from an observation of curious mental phenomena.
What was the origin of these sparkling rays, which shone on the plains as well as on the reliefs, at whatever height they might be?
These facts seemed to me to throw some light on the origin of species--that mystery of mysteries, as it has been called by one of our greatest philosophers.
It was the chief seat of the Brazilian war; -- a war most injurious to this country, not so much in its immediate effects, as in being the origin of a multitude of generals and all other grades of officers.
From his brother Lysias we learn that he fell a victim to the Thirty Tyrants, but no allusion is here made to his fate, nor to the circumstance that Cephalus and his family were of Syracusan origin, and had migrated from Thurii to Athens.
Verily, the crafty ego, the loveless one, that seeketh its advantage in the advantage of many--it is not the origin of the herd, but its ruin.
But he had never connected these scientific deductions as to the origin of man as an animal, as to reflex action, biology, and sociology, with those questions as to the meaning of life and death to himself, which had of late been more and more often in his mind.
The origin and date of the Great American Prairies form one of natures most majestic mysteries.
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