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“I call thefe two Periods, firom the two greateftGc 'niufes that flourifbed in each, one the Socratic Period, the other the Ciceeonxan.”
“Of late, as the matter of which thefe belts are made is grown I N A M E R I G A. 359 grown fcarce, they often give fome fkin in place of the wampum, for fo they call thefe beads, and re - ceive in return prefents of a more valuable nature; for they never confider what our commiffioners fay to be of any weight, unlefs a prefent accompanies each propofal.”
Internet Archive: A general history of the British empire in America : containing an historical, political, and commercial view of the English settlements ; including all the countries in North-America, and the West-Indies, ceded by the peace of Paris
“For Bacis calls thefe people Ti - thorenfes; but Herodotus fays, that when die Barbarians invaded this country, the inhabitants fled to the fummit of PamafTus ', and he calls the city Neon, and the fummit of Pamafius Tithorea.”
“CORRECTIONS and A D D I T I O N S* being therein prayed for as queen, entirely confute the idea of thefe in par - ticular having been prefented to her in the tower.”
“The Arabs always call thefe people Farangah, the Englifh tranflation of Keating in his ufual ftile, will have this to be f ranee.”
“And look on wealth with nndefiring eyes P When thou can ft truly call thefe virtues thine,”
“And this thou haft skipped over, as a deceitfuil child, with a poore excufe, which thou may be afhamed to call thefe railings, but that thy heart is void of”
“•the natives ftole fome of his goods, which cauled him to name thefe idmds 'the Ladrones, or Iflands of Thieves.”
Internet Archive: The general gazetteer, or, Compendious geographical dictionary [microform] : containing a description of the empires, kingdoms, states, provinces, cities, towns, forts, seas, harbours, rivers, lakes, mountains, capes, &c. in the known world : with the government, customs, manners, and religion of the inhabitants; the extent, boundaries, and natural productions of each country, the trade, manufactures, and curiosities of the cities and towns; their longitude, latitude, bearings and distances in English miles from remarkable places; and the various events by which they have been distinguished : including an account of the counties, cities, boroughs, market-towns, and principal villages, in Great Britain and Ireland
“«rs; for, however enlightened we may call thefe days, all competent judges of t the mat - ter will I believe readily acknowledge that in the lafl Century, and in the beginning of this, there was much more found and Jolid Erudition then than w? find at frtfent: — In the room of it there is fucceeding another fpecies, fhowy indeed and fplendid, but vain, empty, pernicious.”
“It would be dill worfe to aflfociate the financial receipts with the affignatSj and put them in com -- petition, by giving the creditors their choice of either kind of thefe papers, one of which fhould be free, but bear intcreft; while the other fhould bear no intereft, but have a forced circulation*”
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I'd like to make a long s list--I'm especially interested in words where the long s has been mistaken for a miniscule f.
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