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|No Smoking. – American joke When a Polish admiral wanted to be buried at sea, |
five sailors died digging his grave. ... DaveBarry There are few virtues which the
Poles do not possess and there are few errorsthey haveever avoided.– Winston ...
|Countless acts of courage and faith took place amid the horror there. ... “We do |
not know what will develop. ... In a few phrases he determined the grim outcome
for millions: “The [ordinary] Poles are especially born for low labor ... the Polish ...
|In every magnet there are two poles, of which the one points northwards, the |
other southwards ; and if the magnet be divided ... If the table on which the paper
rests receives a few gentle knocks, so as to shake the filings a little, otherwise the
action of the magnet will not be sufficient to ... Iron receives virtue from the
magnet by application to it, or barely from an approach towards it, though it do not
touch it ...
|Armed Forces should not apply to members of the Polish Resettlement Corps |
wishing to enlist. Polish hesitancy centred ... 58. Conclusion "There are few
virtues which the Poles do not The Polish Resettlement Corps and
|1 One of Confucius's most famous pronouncements on Virtue is in Analects 2.1: “|
One who rules through the power of Virtue is analogous to ... Allow me to review
a few bits of common knowledge about observational astronomy: the Pole Star (
also called the North Star) sits ... All ancient civilizations knew this; they just did
not know that the effect was caused by the rotation of the earth.2 The
phenomenon so ... Confucius replies: In your governing, Sir, what need is there
|Let him ever be the representative of the character of the Polish nation, both in its |
dying moments and in the hour of its regeneration. ... when it shall be
regenerated ; and as firmly do I believe that I shall see him there, as I believe that
God is for virtue, and virtue for God. ... of true nobility ; for the few, the very few
examples of departure from them, do not detract from the merits of that devoted,
|But the knowledge of its directive power, whereby it disposes its poles along the |
meridian of every place, and ... in artificial magnets or needles, which may be
accurately balanced before the magnetic virtue is imparted to them. 5. ...
Nevertheless, this metal it so universally diffused, that there are few substances
which do not contain a sufficient quantity of it to be in some degree affected by
|of all the Liberties of England, or else because there was another Charta, called |
Charta de Foresta, established with it ... so that 'tis not always the fame in one
and the fame Place, he observes, was taken notice of but a few Years before, ...
That these Poles, tho' contrary to one another, do help mutually toward the
Magnet's Attraction and Suspension of Iron. ... the longer will its communicated
Virtue hold; and abetter Magntt will commuuicate more of it and sooner than one
not so good.
|is clear that the poles of the lodestone derive their virtue from the poles of the |
heavens.14 As regards the other parts of the stone, ... you will be delighted in
having discovered such a wonderful secret;15 but if not, ascribe the failure to
your own lack of skill rather ... on for Peregrinus' effort to construct a perpetual
motion wheel) and would serve as a clock, as we are told a few lines further on. ...
Now this second motion is arbitrary, and there is no reason whatever for
introducing it" (trans.
|supposed every where plentifully to encompass the earth ? and why should they |
be supposed to be every where wandering in the ... A loadstone cannot be made
to alter its poles, but iron may j nor be destroyed, but by the fire. ... a strong
loadstone looses much of its virtue by touching iron, but after a few days recovers
it again* A small and weak loadflone ... and being armed, had not that great
advantage by it, as one could have expected : and that on the contrary, there
were others, ...