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Mi  n.  (Mus.) A syllable applied to the third tone of the scale of C, i. e., to E, in European solmization, but to the third tone of any scale in the American system.






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... Mi'chael (2 syl.), the special protector and guardian of the Jews. This archangel is messenger of peace and plenty.—Sale's Kor[^a]n, ...
— Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama - A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, Vol. 3 • E. Cobham Brewer

... of the park of the palace, which extended as far as the village of Avon and absorbed all the Seigneurie de Montceau, of which Mi-Voie (the dairy of Catherine de Medici) occupied a part. The acquisition of the Seigneurie was made in 1609. Across it was cut a "grand canal" in imitation of that already possessed by the Chateau de Fleury. It was ...
— Royal Palaces and Parks of France • Milburg Francisco Mansfield

... herself, and at length traced it to be the song she had sung that same evening in the drawing-room. The notes came gradually more and more distinct, the tones swelled out into greater fulness, and at last, with one long-sustained cadence of thrilling passion, she cried, 'Non mi amava—non mi amava!' with an expression of heart-breaking sorrow, the last syllables seeming to linger on the lips as if a hope was deserting them for ever. 'Oh, non mi amava!' cried she, and ...
— Lord Kilgobbin • Charles Lever

... a couple of weeks, and the day was drawing near when the Hasbrook case came up for trial. The Saturday before that being the date of the Mi-careme dance of the Long Island Hunt Club, Siegfried Harvey was to have a house-party for the week-end, and Montague accepted his invitation. He had been working hard, putting the finishing touches to his brief, and he thought that a rest would ...
— The Metropolis • Upton Sinclair

... sharpen, Watch me sharpen; Soon I am going to cut off your ears. Sicum, sicum, sicum, sicum, Sicum, se mi su!" ...
— The Child's World - Third Reader • Hetty Browne, Sarah Withers, W.K. Tate

... befallen her—her progress through the courts and camps of Europe? Would she still condescend to know her fellow-townsmen? Many were the hearts that beat high as she bestowed her largess of smiles and friendly words. There were even humble old negroes who went off enraptured to tell the town that "Mi' Sylvia" had actually shaken hands with them. There was almost a cheer from the crowd as the string of automobiles set out for ...
— Sylvia's Marriage • Upton Sinclair

... guild-cults or national-cults .... [126] Many are dedicated to different spirits of the same god; for Shinto holds that the spirit of either a man or a god may divide itself into several spirits, each with a different character. Such separated spirits are called waka-mi-tama ("august-divided-spirits"). Thus the spirit of the Goddess of Food, Toyo-uke-bime, separated itself into the God of Trees, Kukunochi-no-Kami, and into the Goddess of Grasses, Kayanu-hime-no-Kami. Gods and men were supposed to have also a Rough ...
— Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation • Lafcadio Hearn

... mi, hermano! It is that which grieves me. I would rather see them sold to the Moors than married to the Busne. When Rafael was here he wished to persuade the chumajarri to accompany him to Cordova, and promised to provide for him, and to find him a wife among the Callees of that ...
— The Zincali - An Account of the Gypsies of Spain • George Borrow

... tramways, and stations devoted solely to champagne. A gilt inscription on a black marble tablet testifies that "on the 26th July, 1807, Napoleon the Great, Emperor of the French, King of Italy, and Protector of the Confederation of the Rhine, honoured commerce by visiting the cellars of Jean Rmi Mot, Mayor of Epernay, President of the Canton, and Member of the General Council of the Department," within three weeks of the signature of the treaty of Tilsit. Passing down the flight of steep slippery steps traversed by the victor ...
— Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines • Henry Vizetelly

... white napkin; 'a pretty manricli, so sweet, so nice; when I went home to my people I told my grandbebee how kind you had been to the poor person's child, and when my grandbebee saw the kekaubi, she said, "Hir mi devlis, it won't do for the poor people to be ungrateful; by my God, I will bake a cake for the young ...
— Lavengro - The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest • George Borrow

... it well to visit the Alcalde at once," murmured Diego. "I regret that I bring the amiable senora no greeting from her charming daughter. Ay de mi!" he sighed, picking up his hat. "The conventions of ...
— Carmen Ariza • Charles Francis Stocking

... answer this at once. . . . At length, and as though my voice had taken long in reaching her, far out on the ocean where her gaze rested—'No,' said she, 'Pete has told me nothing. ... I never asked. . . . But if it is true, ay de mi! then that which I behold ...
— Foe-Farrell • Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

... in his jargin, "take a glas of Madere viz me, mi ladi?" And he looked round, as if he'd igsackly hit ...
— Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush - The Yellowplush Papers • William Makepeace Thackeray

... dread deed. Three monarchs—so say the records that I have read—have thus dared to enter in the time of need. They were the Divine Queen Hatshepsu, that wonder known to the Gods alone; her Divine brother Tahutimes Men-Kheper-ra; and the Divine Rameses Mi-amen. But of these three Majesties, not one when they saw dared to touch; for, though sharp their need, it was not great enough to consecrate the act. So, fearing lest the curse should fall upon them, they ...
— Cleopatra • H. Rider Haggard

... Etruscans, for not a single structure of the same character is to be met with in Etruscan territory. The utmost we can say is that several traces, that seem tolerably trustworthy, point to the conclusion that the Etruscans may be on the whole numbered with the Indo-Germans. Thus -mi- in the beginning of many of the older inscriptions is certainly —emi—, —eimi—, and the genitive form of consonantal stems veneruf -rafuvuf-is exactly reproduced in old Latin, corresponding to the old Sanscrit termination -as. In ...
— The History of Rome (Volumes 1-5) • Theodor Mommsen

... and sanctified praise God O how i rejoice in this wonderful salvashun i was a member of Mt. Olivet church fer 27 yrs. but i never knowed what it was to be saved from sin this summer i was herdin cattle down in the hills about 30 mi. from here and a most wonderful thing happened. To preachers came along and told me that Christ could save and sanctify me i fought them at first but God would not let me rest until i gave him my heart, then he sanctified me holy o how i rejoice my wife and ...
— The Deacon of Dobbinsville - A Story Based on Actual Happenings • John A. Morrison

... after the celebrated Dr. Binney of the Weigh-house in Thames Street issued with my leave as a tractate useful to the present generation. And while there was so much fuss made as to the criminality of a false quantity in Greek, or a deficient acquaintance with those awkward verbs in "Mi," or above all a false concord (every one of which derelictions in duty involved severe punishment), let us remember that all this time Holywell Street was suffered to infect Charterhouse with its poison (I speak of long ago, before Lord Campbell's wholesome Act), and that our clerical tutors ...
— My Life as an Author • Martin Farquhar Tupper

... coat off your back. If I would be taking money from any man I'd take it from you, but let me tell you I will have no money that I do not earn;" then, seeing Yankee's disappointed face, he added, "but indeed, I owe you for your help to me—and—mi—mine, when help was needed sore, more than I can ever pay back." Then, as they shook hands, Ranald spoke again, and his voice was none too steady. "And I have been thinking that I would like you to have Lisette, ...
— The Man From Glengarry - A Tale Of The Ottawa • Ralph Connor

... re, mi, fa, sol, la, si. You look like a very small heathen Chinee. Get the sleep all washed off and hang it up to dry, And then you'll look as fresh as if you'd just come ...
— St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Nov 1877-Nov 1878 - No 1, Nov 1877 • Various

... as if they were the work of rule or compass, has led some to see in them the work of intelligent beings, inhabitants of the planet. I am very careful not to combat this supposition, which includes nothing impossible. (Io mi guarder bene dal combattere questa supposizione, la quale nulla include d'impossibile.) But it will be noticed that in any case the gemination cannot be a work of permanent character, it being certain ...
— The Certainty of a Future Life in Mars • L. P. Gratacap

... one of his letters this poet says:—"Non posso negare che io mi doglio oltramisura di esser stato tanto disprezzato dal mondo quanto non e altro scrittore di questo secolo." In another letter, however, after complaining of being "perseguitato da molti piu che non era convenevole," he adds, ...
— Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 6 (of 6) - With his Letters and Journals • Thomas Moore

... old fellow said, 'I've got such a critter, mi'ty big un; but I guess I'll have to charge you about a shillin' for ...
— Lincoln's Yarns and Stories • Alexander K. McClure

... pocchi giorno avanti sofferta, ho volonteri assento l'impegno, e con somma mia consolazione ed edificatione ho ammirato un uomo, che e andato alla morte d'un eroe Christiano a l'ha sostenuto di martire intrepido. Egli con tutta segretezza mi ha consegnata una carta di somma importanza per l'orfona sua famiglia incaricando mi dirigerla a V. Sig. Rio M.—Sono con perfetta stima, "Di V. S. Rio M." "Divotissimo," "GIOV. BATT. ...
— Andreas Hofer • Lousia Muhlbach

... His presence of mind saves him from using his own hands for the purpose. Resourcefulness is indeed as natural to him as to Sir CHRISTOPHER WREN in the famous poem. "Uilliam," he says to his man, "if enEbodE asch-s for mi, ju uil se thet ai scel ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, April 11, 1917 • Various

... children of other countries. A gentleman in reviewing my "Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes" speaks of some of the illustrations which "present the Chinese children playing their sober little games." Why we should call such a game as "blind man's buff," "e-ni-me-ni-mi-ni-mo," "this little pig went to market" or "pat-a-cake" "sober little games," unless it is because of preconceived notions of the Chinese people I do not understand. The children are dignified little people, but ...
— The Chinese Boy and Girl • Isaac Taylor Headland

... e ben, c'albergo cangi resto in te vivo. C'or mi vedi e piangi, se l'un nell' altro amante ...
— Jean-Christophe, Vol. I • Romain Rolland

... and paid his compliments, inquiring after the health of his formidable neighbour. Rob Roy maintained a cold haughty civility during their short conference, and so soon as he had left the house. "Now," he said, "all is over—let the piper play, Ha til mi tulidh" (we return no more); and he is said to have expired before the dirge ...
— Rob Roy, Complete, Illustrated • Sir Walter Scott

... de Badajoz, "Badajoz is my home, Amor me llama, And Love is my name; Toda mi alma, To my eyes in flame, Es en mi ojos, All my soul doth come; Porque ensenas, For instruction meet A tuas piernas. I ...
— Les Miserables - Complete in Five Volumes • Victor Hugo

... al giacente corpo di Romeo, il cui capo sopra un origliere, che con lei uell' arca era stato lasciato, posto aveva; gli occhi meglio rinchiusi avendogli, e di lagrime il freddo volto bagnandogli, disse;" Che debbo senza di te in vita piu fare, signor mio? e che altro mi resta verso te se non colla mia morte seguirti? "E detto questo, la sua gran sciagura nell' animo recatasi, e la perdita del caro amante ricordandosi, deliberando di piu non vivere, raccolto a se il fiato, e per buono spazio tenutolo, e poscia con un ...
— Characteristics of Women - Moral, Poetical, and Historical • Anna Jameson

... "Lesbia mi dicit semper mala nec tacet unquam De me: Lesbia me dispeream nisi amat. Quo signo? quia sunt totidem mea: deprecor illam Assidue; verum dispeream nisi amo." Catulli ...
— The Poems of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Volume I (of 2) • Jonathan Swift

... character. It fell within a day of exactly fifty-eight years after Italian opera had first been heard in America (November 29, 1825). Save Mme. Patti we have heard no Zerlina comparable with Mme. Sembrich, and Mme. Nilsson's singing of the airs, "Ah, che mi dice mai," and "Mi tradi quell' alma ingrata" lingers in my memory as an impeccable exemplification of the true classic style. The performance suffered shipwreck, however, in the famous first finale, because of the untunefulness of the orchestra, and the incapacity ...
— Chapters of Opera • Henry Edward Krehbiel

... staff, or on or between added or "ledger" lines above and below the staff. Certainly, these cannot be called precise symbols, especially when we reflect that any one of them placed upon any given line or space may represent successively do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si, or the flats or sharps of these notes. The notes, indeed, have no names, being all alike for the various notes; but names are given to the lines and spaces of the staff; and, alas! the names of these lines and spaces change continually with ...
— Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, August, 1878 • Various

... over before she saw him again. Neither he nor she had taken any steps to complete the rupture; and at the Mi-careme dance, given by the Siowa Hunt, Quarrier, who was M. F. H., took up the thread of their suspended intercourse as methodically and calmly as though it had never quivered to the breaking point. He led the cotillon with agreeable precision and impersonal ...
— The Fighting Chance • Robert W. Chambers

... 'But turn, mi dear brother, and nae langer stay: What'll cum o' your ladie, gin Braikley ...
— Ballads of Scottish Tradition and Romance - Popular Ballads of the Olden Times - Third Series • Various

... meist rakkahat kohinat koskien, Ikuisten honkain huminat, tht' ymme, kest kirkkahat Kaikk', kaikki laulain loistaen mi lumes' sydmen. ...
— Through Finland in Carts • Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie

... and gentlemen)—the great audience craned forward like one man, straining eyes and ears towards the speaker,—Kun granda plezuro mi akceptis la proponon... The crowd drank in the words with an almost pathetic agony of anxiety. Gradually, as the clear-cut sentences poured forth in a continuous stream of perfect lucidity, and the audience realized that they were all listening to and all understanding a ...
— International Language - Past, Present and Future: With Specimens of Esperanto and Grammar • Walter J. Clark

... recomendariamos a los dominicos que dijesen con Job: Desnudo sali del vientre de mi madre (Espana), y desnudo volvere alla; lo dio el diablo, el diablo se lo llevo; bendito ...
— Lineage, Life, and Labors of Jose Rizal, Philippine Patriot • Austin Craig

... affable enough to me, as usual, in despite of Lady Dasher having such a bad opinion of his manners; but, he could give me no information such as I wanted to hear. Everybody, really, appeared to be as cautious as "Non mi recordo" was on Queen Caroline's trial. Nobody had heard of anybody coming to our neighbourhood. Nobody had seen any strange faces about. Nobody ...
— She and I, Volume 1 • John Conroy Hutcheson

... chiaro, e tranquillo M'insegno Amor di state a mezzo'l giorno; Ardean le solve, ardean le piagge, e i colli. Ond' io, ch' al piu gran gielo ardo e sfavillo, Subito corsi; ma si puro adorno Girsene il vidi, che turbar no'l volli: Sol mi specchiava, e'n dolce ombrosa sponda Mi stava ...
— Biographia Literaria • Samuel Taylor Coleridge

... going! Ay de mi! Ay de mi! Why I no dying with the wife and the little boy? Make myself over, and now the screws go to drop out my character, and ...
— The Californians • Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

... have been compared with specimens of H. h. hispidus from Veracruz (5 km. N Jalapa and 4 km. WNW Fortin) and with specimens of H. h. concavus from San Luis Potosi (Xilitla and vicinity and 3 mi. NW Pujal); the latter were examined through the courtesy of Dr. George H. Lowery, Jr., of the Museum of Zoology at Louisiana State University. These five specimens are assigned to H. h. concavus and resemble in every way this ...
— Mammals from Tamaulipas, Mexico • Rollin H. Baker

... a secondary longitudinal vein connecting the radial sector (Comst.) with Mi 2, apparently forming a continuous part of the radial sector; it is the proximal portion of the subnodal sector of de ...
— Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology • John. B. Smith

... Io mi volsi a man' destra e posi mente All' altro polo, e vidi quattro stelle Non viste mai fuorch' ...
— Equinoctial Regions of America • Alexander von Humboldt

... not spik sooch t'eeng as dthat! Ay, di mi! Je-Maria-mi Cristo! Jesu, muy dolce y poquito! Dhat mek heem arrrrrrive dthat eenstant, ...
— Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters • Henry Wallace Phillips

... side, true dispatch is a rich thing. For time is the measure of business, as money is of wares; and business is bought at a dear hand, where there is small dispatch. The Spartans and Spaniards have been noted to be of small dispatch; Mi venga la muerte de Spagna; Let my death come from Spain; for then it will be sure ...
— Essays - The Essays Or Counsels, Civil And Moral, Of Francis Ld. - Verulam Viscount St. Albans • Francis Bacon

... he said "aw envy nooan; But ther are times aw pity some, Wi' all mi heart; To see what troubled lives they spend, What cares upon their hands depend; Then aw in thoughtfulness declare 'At 'little cattle little ...
— Yorkshire Ditties, Second Series - To which is added The Cream of Wit and Humour - from his Popular Writings • John Hartley

... the warmth, the two fat girls in the kitchen began to vocalize with low sweet voices that harmonized pleasantly, 'Do, re, mi, si, la, si, do.' Evidently there had been a singing school in the neighborhood. Presently they struck into 'Marching Along,' which they ...
— The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 2, August, 1863 - Devoted to Literature and National Policy • Various

... with Sir Charles Bassett offered her three years' education in Do, Ra, Mi, Fa, preparatory to singing at ...
— A Terrible Temptation - A Story of To-Day • Charles Reade

... se piacermi vuoi, Lascia i sospetti tuoi, Non mi turbar conquesto Molesto dubitar: Chi ciecamente crede, Impegna a serbar fede: Chi sempre ...
— Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - during the last twenty years of his life • Hester Lynch Piozzi

... what it is that I shall carry with me across the ocean?" Claud's voice dropped to its favorite smooth half-tone, what he was fond of describing to his friends as "ma mi-voix caressante." ...
— The Merryweathers • Laura E. Richards

... nose and flashing eye turned this way and that, riding daily at their head, prepared to stint himself of all but the barest necessaries and to share every peril? He had begun the campaign in January; the crowning success was won on April 6. Between these dates he fought two pitched battles at Mi[a]ni and Dabo, and completely broke the ...
— Victorian Worthies - Sixteen Biographies • George Henry Blore

... pupon. Iu demandis sxin, kiun el la du sxi preferas. Sxi ne volis respondi, fine sxi diris al li en la orelon: "Mi preferas mian katon, sed ne diru, mi petas vin, tion ...
— The Esperanto Teacher - A Simple Course for Non-Grammarians • Helen Fryer

... have seen that the abbreviated "Ni. Br." of the text was properly "Mi. Dr."—and that Michael Drayton, not Nicholas Broughton, is here ridiculed for his poem The Owl and his ...
— Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher • S. T. Coleridge

... I vas fight encore at Saragossa, vis mi lor Villainton; par example, I did get some hard tumps, mai I did get plenti to eat; but ici I ave nosing but de ...
— She Would Be a Soldier - The Plains of Chippewa • Mordecai Manuel Noah

... record of pellis exitus of 46 Ed. 3. the same Michaell de la Poole recevinge the arrerages of that Annuytye. for thus yt is entred in Michaelmas terme one the first of December of that yere: Michaeli de la poole filio et heredi Will{iel}mi de la poole senioris per Tallia{m} levata{m} isto die continentem iij^c lxx^li xviij^s 1^d ob. eidem michaeli liberat per compotum suum factum ad Scaccariu{m} computator virtute cuiusdam brevis de magno sigillo, Thesaurario ...
— Animaduersions uppon the annotacions and corrections of some imperfections of impressiones of Chaucer's workes - 1865 edition • Francis Thynne

... accustomed to hear a loud Hawk! from Mr. Quaver, as he tossed his tobacco-quid into a spittoon, and an Ahem! from Miss Gamut. She was the leading first treble, a small lady with a sharp, shrill voice. Then Mr. Fiddleman sounded the key on the bass-viol, do-mi-sol-do, helping the trebles and tenors climb the stairs of the scale; then he hopped down again, and rounded off with a thundering swell at the bottom, to let them know he was safely down, and ready to go ahead. ...
— Winning His Way • Charles Carleton Coffin

... scarcely fill a tea-cup;—one of the most delicate of Martinique dishes.... "a qui l canna?—a qui l charbon?—a qui l di pain aub?" (Who wants ducks, charcoal, or pretty little loaves shaped like cucumbers.)... "a qui l pain-mi?" A sweet maize cake in the form of a tiny sugar-loaf, wrapped in a piece of banana leaf.... "a qui l fromass" (pharmacie) "lapotcai crole?" She deals in creole roots and herbs, and all the leaves ...
— Two Years in the French West Indies • Lafcadio Hearn

... Deus! Speravi in te; O care mi Iesu! Nunc libera me: In dura catena In misera poena Desidero te; Languendo, gemendo, Et genuflectendo Adoro, imploro, ...
— A Handbook for Latin Clubs • Various

... pursuit of the enemy. Passing through Groningen, he collected all the troops which could be spared.. He also received six pieces of artillery. Six cannon, which the lovers of harmony had baptized with the notes of the gamut, 'ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la', were placed at his disposal by the authorities, and have acquired historical celebrity. It was, however, ordained that when those musical pieces piped, the Spaniards were not to dance. On the 22d, followed by his whole force, ...
— The Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1555-1566 • John Lothrop Motley

... "Mi-gwetch—thank you," he said to the Indian when he had finished. "I understand. I go now to see the Lake. I go to talk to each of your head-men. I go to see the trapping country with my own eyes. When I have seen ...
— The Silent Places • Stewart Edward White

... Quixote, and the ingenious endeavours of Sancho to lay the blame upon the knight. But the final words of the Don contain a moral apposite to so many other important situations, that they must not be omitted here. 'Apostare, replico Sancho, que pensa vuestra merced que yo he hecho de mi persona alguna cosa que no deba.' 'I will lay a wager,' replied Sancho, 'that your worship thinks that I have &c.' The brief, but memorable, answer was: 'Peor es meneallo, amigo Sancho,' which, as no translation could do justice to it, must be left as it stands. ...
— Tracks of a Rolling Stone • Henry J. Coke

... quella impressione era pero assai forte per farlo molto soffrire e per affliggere quelli che lo amavano. Tuttocio che ebbe luogo per la rappresentazione del suo Marino Faliero lo inquicto pure moltissimo e dietro ad un articolo di una Gazetta di Milano in cui si parlava di quell' affare egli mi scrisse cosi—'Ecco la verita di cio che io vi dissi pochi giorni fa, come vengo sacrificato in tutte le maniere seza sapere il perche e il come. La tragedia di cui si parla non e (e non era mai) ne scritta ne adattata al teatro; ma ...
— Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters And Journals, Vol. 5 (of 6) • (Lord Byron) George Gordon Byron

... Georgia, the upper waters of which are inhabited by the Nook-sahks (N[u]k-sak). They are, however, intruders here, their former country having been a part of the group of islands between the continent and Vancouver Island, to which they still occasionally resort. Their own name is N[u]kh'lum-mi. The Skagits call them N[u]kh-lesh, and some of the other tribes Ha-lum-mi. Their dialectic affinities are rather with the Sannitch of the south-eastern end of Vancouver Island than with any of the Indians of the main land, and the two probably at one period formed a single tribe, which ...
— Alphabetical Vocabularies of the Clallum and Lummi • George Gibbs

... Hurrah for his art! Hurrah for all teachers as skilful as he! Hurrah for us all, who have now taken part In singing together in do . . re . . mi." ...
— Little Rivers - A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness • Henry van Dyke

... as a Mhagh. Chuir e botul neo-ghortach a' m' dhorn, A chur iotadh mo sgornain air chul, 'S bard gun tur a bh' air a' chordadh Nach do sheinn gu mor a chliu. Ach tha 'n seors' ud uile cho caillteach, Cho mi-thaingeil, 's cho beag ciall, 'S ma thig a' chuach idir o 'n ceann, Nach fiach e taing na fhuair ...
— The Celtic Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, November 1875 • Various

... trudging along, carrying as best she could a boy younger, but it seemed almost as big as she herself, when one remarked to her how heavy he must be for her to carry, when instantly came the reply: "He's na heavy. He's mi brither." Simple is the incident; but there is in it a truth so fundamental that pondering upon it, it is enough to make many a man, to whom dogma or creed make no appeal, a Christian—and a mighty engine for good in the world. And more—there is in it a truth so fundamental and so fraught with ...
— The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit • Ralph Waldo Trine

... del dificio m' ha giurato, Quand' egli ha visto le Poesie ch' i' ho fatte, Ch' elle son belle, e i piedi in terra batte, E vuol ch' io mi ...
— Notes & Queries, No. 40, Saturday, August 3, 1850 - A Medium Of Inter-Communication For Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, • Various

... mother," Jamie said, "when I open my box an' find a'thing tied up wi' strings sae careful, it a' comes back to me wi' a rush wha did it, an' am as fond o' thae strings as though they were a grand present. There's the pocky (bag) ye gae mi to keep sewin' things in. I get the wifie I lodge wi' to sew to me, but often when I come upon the pocky I sit an' ...
— A Window in Thrums • J. M. Barrie

... fortaleza de los Portugueses; y pido licencia de VM. para que me adelante. Honradissimos son mis motivos, ni tengo proyecto ninguno, o de comercio, o de la soldadesca, no siendo yo, o comerciante, o oficial. Hidalgo catolico soy, de hacienda in Ynglatierra, y muchos anos de mi vida he pasado en caminar. Ultimamente, de Demeraria vengo, la quai dexe el 5 dia de Abril, para ver este hermoso pais, y coger unas curiosidades, especialmente, el veneno, que se llama wourali. Las ...
— Wanderings In South America • Charles Waterton

... executed at Paris. On the base of that presented to Lord Exmouth is a medallion of the noble Admiral; and a view of the port of Marseilles, with the Boyne, his flagship, entering in full sail. It bears the simple and expressive inscription,—"A l'Amiral mi Lord Exmouth, ...
— The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth • Edward Osler

... people who stood round us, shrugged their shoulders, and gazed at one another with looks of utter bewilderment—while the girl who had thrown them shrunk back in terror, her face paling as she murmured, "Santissima Madonna! mi fa paura!" I bit my lip with vexation, inwardly cursing the weakness of my own behavior. I laughed lightly in answer to Nina's ...
— Vendetta - A Story of One Forgotten • Marie Corelli

... "Balthassar con mi medida el "Balthassar estimated the orbe entero midio: y no whole world with my measure, contento passo a medir la and, not content, he passed eterno vida. to measure eternal life. It is better to be able to La indistancia conocida, ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXXVI, 1649-1666 • Various

... Re, Mi, Fa, oder Terzia minore eines jedweden Toni, benebenst einer Sonata aus dem B. Denen Liebhabern dieses Instrumenten zu gar besondern ...
— The Pianoforte Sonata - Its Origin and Development • J.S. Shedlock

... steps and a half step. The outside tones of the tetrachord remained fixed upon the lyre, but the two middle ones were varied for the purpose of modulation. The Dorian tetrachord corresponded to our succession mi, fa, sol, la; the Phrygian re, mi, fa, sol; the Lydian from do. Besides these modes, the Greeks had what they called genera, of which there were three—the diatonic, to which the examples already given belong; the chromatic, in which the tetrachord had the form of mi, fa, ...
— A Popular History of the Art of Music - From the Earliest Times Until the Present • W. S. B. Mathews

... till I thought he'd gone crazy. Then my eye lit on th' fore quarters o' th' doe, 'n' I guess I throwed more twists laughin' than Erne did—for that there doe was shy a leg, hadn't but three legs; nigh fore leg gone midway 'tween knee and dewclaw, shot off 'n' healed up Godo'mi'ty knows when. ...
— The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier • Edgar Beecher Bronson

... the lovin' tongue, Soft as music, light as spray; 'Twas a girl I learnt it from Livin' down Sonora way. I don't look much like a lover, Yet I say her love-words over Often, when I'm all alone— "Mi amor, mi corazon." ...
— Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp • Various

... also I believe a compatriot and friend of yours, is a charmer of ladies' hearts, as you will perceive with one glance at his handsome face. Behold, then, an elopement, romance, and moonshine. 'Linda de mi alma, amor mia, come,' he cries. The lady comes. But, alas! for true love, the brutal vaquero follows. They meet, and—I draw a merciful ...
— Steve Yeager • William MacLeod Raine

... Spring Thus moved through the garden ministering Mi the sweet season of Summertide, And ere the first ...
— The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume I • Percy Bysshe Shelley

... beggars in the street below. Of all the beggars of the Orient, those of Cebu are the most clinging and persistent and repulsive. Covered with filthy rags and scabs, with emaciated bodies and pinched faces, they are allowed to come into the city every week and beg for alms. Their whining, "Da mi dinero, senor, mucho pobre me" ("Give me some money, sir, for I am very poor"), sounds like a last wail from ...
— The Great White Tribe in Filipinia • Paul T. Gilbert

... step was to produce pictures of ideas. For instance, there already existed in speech a word ming, meaning "bright." To express this, the Chinese placed in juxtaposition the two brightest things known to them. Thus [mi] the "sun" and [yue] the "moon" were combined to form [ming] ming "bright." There is as yet no suggestion of phonetic influence. The combined character has a sound quite different from that of either of its component parts, which are jih ...
— China and the Chinese • Herbert Allen Giles

... the sort!" said Mrs. Colwyn, shrilly. "I'll not have a pack of children about the house playing scales and singing their Do, Re, Mi, till my head is fit to split. You'll remember, Miss, that this is my house, and that you are living on my ...
— A True Friend - A Novel • Adeline Sergeant

... "carminative. I imagined vaguely that it had something to do with carmen-carminis, still more vaguely with caro-carnis, and its derivations, like carnival and carnation. Carminative—there was the idea of singing and the idea of flesh, rose-coloured and warm, with a suggestion of the jollities of mi-Careme and the masked holidays of Venice. Carminative—the warmth, the glow, the interior ripeness were all in the word. Instead ...
— Crome Yellow • Aldous Huxley

... [Beneath the greenwood shade;] Invenit ibi stantent, [A fair and pleasant maid;] Salve mi puella, [Hail thou sweetest she;] Dico tibi vere [Thou my love ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers

... and I were old enough to ride after the cattle he made us vaqueros. Pedro was strong in those days, yes, stronger than I am now, and quite tall. There was no one who could ride like Pedro on the Escorpion. To see him now! ay de mi! Well, senor, one day some steers were missing, twelve or fifteen or more, and my father sent us, Pedro and me, to find them and bring them in. We hunted for them one day, two days, and could not find them. The range was getting poor on ...
— The Penance of Magdalena & Other Tales of the California Missions • J. Smeaton Chase

... trozos del alma mia. Amigos de la infancia en el perdido hogar. Dad gracias que descanso del fatigoso dia; Adios, dulce extrangera, mi amiga, mi alegria, Adios, ...
— The Philippine Islands • John Foreman

... title of Caliph Abu Bakr because he bore truthful witness to the Apostle's mission or, others say, he confirmed the "Mi'raj" or nocturnal ...
— The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 2 • Richard F. Burton

... eternal Che mi fa? I thereupon took her little black wooden box, just like servants use, and took it into the room on the right, which I had chosen for her, ... for us. A bit of paper was fastened on to the box, on which was written, ...
— The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 1 (of 8) - Boule de Suif and Other Stories • Guy de Maupassant

... a fare zolfanelli.... Son ogni di lapidato, come se havessi crucifisso Cristo.... io mi truovo avere perduta tutta la mia giovinezza ...
— Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 - The Fine Arts • John Addington Symonds

... jardin de mi hijo: My son's[14] house and garden. Las puertas y las ventanas de mi casa: The doors and windows ...
— Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.) • C. A. Toledano

... Bronzed o'er some lean and stoic anchorite:— But, lo! a Teniers woos, and not in vain, Your eyes to revel in a livelier sight: His bell-mouthed goblet makes me feel quite Danish[676] Or Dutch with thirst—What, ho! a flask of Rhenish.[mi] ...
— The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 6 • Lord Byron

... perseverance sont inepuisables sur ce qui regarde Mie Mie. Je me croyois tranquillement etabli ici. J'aurai des entretiens avec la mere, qui ne sont pas toujours composes avec du miel. "Helas! Rende mi figlia mia." Voila ou j'en reviens. Adieu. Ayez un peu de pitie de tous mes embarras, ...
— George Selwyn: His Letters and His Life • E. S. Roscoe and Helen Clergue

... performer on Speech Day; who knew nothing about [Greek: ge] and less about [Greek: men] and [Greek: de]; who composed satirical choices when he should have been taking notes on Tacitus; edited a School Journal with surprising brilliancy; failed, to conjugate the verbs in [Greek: mi] during his last fortnight in the school; and won the Balliol Scholarship when he was seventeen. I trust, if this meets his eye, he will accept it as a tribute of affectionate recollection from ...
— Collections and Recollections • George William Erskine Russell

... le vele Vento crudele Mi fa partir. Addio Teresa, Teresa, addio! Piacendo a Dio Ti rivedro. Non pianger bella, Non pianger, No!— Che al mio ...
— Theresa Marchmont • Mrs Charles Gore

... and playne Logi- call argumentes gaye & delectable to the eare. So than the sure iugement of argu- [B.i.r] mentes or reasons must be lerned of the logician / but the crafte to set the[m] out with pleasaunt figures and to delate the mater belongeth to the Rhetorician. As in Mi- loes cause / of whome was made mencion afore. A logician wolde briefly argue / who so euer violently wyll slee an other / may lawfully of the other be slayne in his defence. Clodius wolde vyolently haue slain Milo / wherfore Clodius might lau- ...
— The Art or Crafte of Rhetoryke • Leonard Cox

... perfectly willing to grant that his wife is loving and discreet, he feels a much greater sense of security when he knows she is unable to do him any harm. His quaint phrase is as follows: Non perche io non conoscessi la mia amarevole e discreta, ma sempre estimai piu securo ch'ella non mi potesse nuocere che ella ...
— Women of the Romance Countries • John R. Effinger

... by singing their Exulantenlied (Hymn of the Exiles) which Joseph Schaitberger had composed for those banished In 1685. The eleven stanzas of this hymn read in the original as follows: "1. I bin ein armer Exulant, A so tu i mi schreiba; Ma tuet mi aus dem Vaterland Um Gottes Wort vertreiba. 2. Das wass i wohl, Herr Jesu Christ, Es is dir a so ganga. Itzt will i dein Nachfolger sein; Herr, mach's nach deim Verlanga! 3. A Pilgrim bin i halt numehr, Muss ...
— American Lutheranism - Volume 1: Early History of American Lutheranism and The Tennessee Synod • Friedrich Bente

... as his successor, who was at that time professor of philosophy in the college of Aberdeen; he wrote a letter to Mr. Lawson, intreating him to accept of this charge, adding this postscript, Accelera, mi frater, alioqui sero venies, i. e. Make haste, my brother, otherwise you will come too late, meaning, that if he came not speedily, he would find him dead: which words had this effect on Mr. Lawson, ...
— Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies) • John Howie

... Caliriote me surme 7. Caliriot maid of the dark Ti mi put e poi mi le. eyes, give ...
— The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2 • George Gordon Byron

... que me ha cabido, Y el triste fin de mi sangrienta historia, Al salir de esta vida transitoria Deja tu corazon de muerte herido; Baste de Ilanto: el animo afligido Recobre su quietud; moro en la gloria, Y mi placida lira a tu memoria Lanza en la ...
— The Book of American Negro Poetry • Edited by James Weldon Johnson

... express a minor proportion of recent species (of testacea), the term Pliocene (from pleion, more, and cainos, recent) a comparative plurality of the same. It may assist the memory of students to remind them, that the MI-ocene contain a MI-nor proportion, and PL-iocene a comparative PL-urality of recent species; and that the greater number of recent species always implies the more modern origin ...
— The Student's Elements of Geology • Sir Charles Lyell

... "Salve fili mi!" said the father, laying his hands on the head of the kneeling Sir Christopher. "Beatus qui venit in nomine Domini. Arise, my son!" he continued, in French, taking the Knight by the hand, and assisting him. "Thy ...
— The Knight of the Golden Melice - A Historical Romance • John Turvill Adams

... contrabandista, Y campo a me rispeto, A todos mi desafio, Quien me compra hilo negro? Ay jaleo! Muchachas jaleo! Quien me ...
— Memoirs • Charles Godfrey Leland

... telling madam various things about the bell—that it was presented by Louis XIV, and weighed over seventeen tons; that eight men were required to ring it, two poised at each corner of the rocking framework; that the note it sounded was fa diese—did madam understand that? Do, re, mi, fa? And more of the sort until madam assured him that she was fully satisfied and would not keep him longer from his duties. Whereupon, with a torrent of thanks, the old man disappeared in the tower, looking unbelievingly at the gold ...
— Through the Wall • Cleveland Moffett

... "Elijah" in dramatic form, Oratorios and Lenten operas in Italy, Carissimi and Peri, Scarlatti's oratorios, Scenery and costumes in oratorios, The passage of the Red Sea and "Dal tuo stellato," Nerves wrecked by beautiful music, "Peter the Hermit" and refractory mimic troops, "Mi manca la voce" and operatic amenities, Operatic prayers and ballets, Goethe's criticism of ...
— A Second Book of Operas • Henry Edward Krehbiel

... following Italian words for his text:—"Tanto e il ben che aspetto, che d'ogni pena mi diletto:" which means—"the good which I hope for is so great, that to obtain it all suffering is pleasurable." He proved his text by this passage from St. Paul:—"The sufferings of this life are not worthy to be compared with the glory to come;" by the example of the apostles, who were filled ...
— The Life and Legends of Saint Francis of Assisi • Father Candide Chalippe

... exclaimed. "Oh mi alma! What a fierce company. That old gentleman with a spike on top of his hat is a crusader I suppose. And there is a helmet hanging on the wall beneath the portrait, with a great dent in it. But I expect he hit him back again. ...
— The Velvet Glove • Henry Seton Merriman

... identical with Sodom, by a well-known custom of the language to invert the consonant and vowel of the first syllable. But even this is brought back to the original state in the adjective form. Thus I heard our guides speak of the Jebel Sid'mi, meaning the Khash'm or Jebel Usdum, ...
— Byeways in Palestine • James Finn



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