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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Oldport days, with ten heliotype illustrations from views taken in Newport, R. I., expressly for this work. 50 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Afternoon landscape: poems and translations 42 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 24 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 20 0 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 16 0 Browse Search
James Russell Lowell, Among my books 8 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 6 0 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 4 0 Browse Search
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righter and brighter as years roll by, — tardy justice. Famous cannon of the world. In the eleventh century, if we may credit the chronicle of Alphonso VI., written by Pedro, bishop of Leon, the vessels of the king of Tunis, in the attack on Seville, had on board a number of iron pipes, out of which volumes of thundering fire were discharged. In the fourteenth century the references to the uses of cannon became common. Ferdinand took Gibraltar from the Moors by cannon, in 1308. Petrarch refers to them about the same time. The English (at Crecy, 1346), the Moors, Arragonese, French, and Danes, used them during that century. Metallic cannon were originally made by welding bars of iron longitudinally and binding them by rings, which were shrunk on over them while hot, — a plan which, with some modifications, has been revived of late years, and seems more feasible in the present state of the arts than it was 500 years ago. Some of these ancient guns were breech-loaders,
sodomon had courses of varying hight. See masonry. I-so-met′ri-cal pro-jec′tion. A mode of drawing machines or buildings, in which the plan and elevations are shown in one view. Three planes are projected at an equal angle upon a single plane. I-tal′ian I′ron. A laundress's smoothing-iron for fluting and smoothing frills. I-tal′ian roof. A hip-roof. I-tal′ic. Inclined type of a peculiar form, as, — Italic type is said to have been copied from the handwriting of Petrarch, by the famous printer Aldus Manutius. He obtained a patent for the use of this character in type from Pope Leo X., surnamed The Great. I′vo-ride. An artificial ivory. A vulcanite whitened by abundant quantity of some white material. See ivory, artificial. I′vo-ry. Specifically, the material constituting the tusk of the elephant. In a more general sense the term includes the tusks of the walrus, narwhal, and even the teeth of some other cetacea. The African