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  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-seven and one
  • adj. being eight more than twenty


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  • He uses, and indeed quotes, with the freedom of a master, his great collection of the Italian Historians, in xxviii. volumes; and as that treasure is in my library, I have thought it an amusement, if not a duty, to consult the originals.] 14 I cannot refrain from transcribing the high-colored words of Pandulphus Pisanus, (p. 384.)

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  • Jean-Sylvain Bailly, Mémoires, in Avant-Moniteur ou Tableau sommaire des huit premiers mois de Révolution française Paris: Levrault, Schoell, 1805, xxviii.


  • IV.xxviii. 146b, On their heads [they] hadde sallets of leather.

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  • Wills claims that the "only Jesus we have is the Jesus of faith (p. xxvi)" and that "the ` historical Jesus 'does not exist for us (Wills, What Jesus Meant, p. xxviii)."


  • See the excellent brief biography in Kelly and Baradell, Iredell Papers III, xxv–xlvi, esp. xxv–xxviii.


  • Massachusetts and other states proposed amendments to the Articles, but Congress rejected them all: See DHRC IV: xxviii.


  • Ghandi, An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth Boston: Beacon Press, 1993; originally published 1929, page xxviii.

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  • This theory was anticipated by the Jews who "gave a great sum of money to the soldiers, saying: Say you, His disciples came by night, and stole him away when we were asleep" Matt., xxviii, 12 sq.

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  • He was probably born about 620 or 630 years before Christ, and was consequently a contemporary of Jeremiah and Daniel, to the latter of whom he alludes in chapters xiv, 14-20 and xxviii, 3.

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  • McCain, John: on the critical time on next few months on next six months on the next six months to a year on our expected Iraqi greeting, xxviii on a relatively short war in safe walking tour of Baghdad

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