(exclusive of Precious Metals).i Year.
One of the earliest monuments records the purchase by a king of a large estate for his son, paying a fair market price and adding a handsome honorarium to the many owners in costly garments, plate, and precious articles of furniture.
Dagobert had at first consented to the dying Godfrey's wish that Baldwin should be his successor; but when Godfrey died he saw an opportunity too precious to be missed, and opposed Baldwin, counting on the support of Bohemund, to whom he sent an appeal for assistance.
Richter in Catalogue of the Cyprus Museum) shows more than five-and-twenty settlements in and about the Mesaorea district alone, of which one, that at Enkomi, near the site of Salamis, has yielded the richest Aegean treasure in precious metal found outside Mycenae.
One of them is the precious science of patience, which teaches us that we should take our education as we would take a walk in the country, leisurely, our minds hospitably open to impressions of every sort.
The log walls of the barn and its snow-covered roof, that looked as if hewn out of some precious stone, sparkled in the moonlight.
"Yes, most precious... a royal word," said Count Rostov, with a sob.
I can hardly wait for June to come I am so eager to speak to her and to my precious little sister.
An attempt by Depretis to recompose the Cairoli ministry proved fruitless, and after eleven precious days had been lost, King Humbert was obliged, on the i9th of April 1881, to refuse Cairolis resignation.
You must know that King Frost, like all other kings, has great treasures of gold and precious stones; but as he is a generous old monarch, he endeavours to make a right use of his riches.
Our dear Emperor has left Petersburg and it is thought intends to expose his precious person to the chances of war.
But those glances expressed something more: they said that she had played her part in life, that what they now saw was not her whole self, that we must all become like her, and that they were glad to yield to her, to restrain themselves for this once precious being formerly as full of life as themselves, but now so much to be pitied.
More than a day followed until we'd chiseled, in ever increasing light, our precious opening.
"I'm throwing out all your precious coffee," she said and marched away.
In New South Wales the greatest production was in 1852, soon after the first discovery of the precious metal, when the output was valued at £2,660,946; the production in 1905 was about 270,000 oz., valued at £1,150,000.
Zircon, tourmaline, garnet and other precious stones of little commercial value are found throughout Australia.
The minerals chiefly produced in the Urals are iron, coal, gold, platinum, copper, salt and precious stones.
The most precious, the most wonderful of His gifts was still mine.
When he related anything it was generally some old and evidently precious memory of his "Christian" life, as he called his peasant existence.
But as food was too precious to be given to foreigners, who were for the most part enemies, Napoleon preferred to supply them with money with which to purchase food from outside, and had paper rubles distributed to them.
But much precious time had been lost, and even then the army was not ready.
It is believed by many critics that they were intended for the guidance of Aurelius's son, Commodus (q.v.); at all events they are generally considered as one of the most precious of the legacies of antiquity.
When he set out on his return to Italy he was the happy possessor of two cases of precious Greek MSS.
The stalls in the choir, carved by Cristobal de Salamanca in 1588-1593, and the sculpture of the pulpits, as well as the iron-work of the choir-railing and some of the precious marbles with which the chapels are adorned, deserve notice.
I was sorely perplexed, and felt discouraged wasting much precious time, especially in algebra.
If they were permanently congealed, and small enough to be clutched, they would, perchance, be carried off by slaves, like precious stones, to adorn the heads of emperors; but being liquid, and ample, and secured to us and our successors forever, we disregard them, and run after the diamond of Kohinoor.
(The most precious ones, with which some family tradition was connected, were being taken with them.)
Only one thing made him different than before in that moment, and talking would have been a waste of precious time.
"I don't intend to destroy your precious world," she snapped.
These at first encircled the whole border; but soon it became customary to substitute for them square patches of embroidery or precious fabrics.
A series of monuments, moreover, belonging to the early part of the XVIIIth Dynasty show the representa Kefts tives of the Kefts or peoples of " The Ring " and of the The and " Lands to the West " in the fashionable costume of Philis= the Cnossian court, bearing precious vessels and other tines.