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A state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War.  Synonyms: Everglade State, Florida, Sunshine State.

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... time of Sulla we hear of several historians who obtained celebrity. The first is CLAUDIUS QUADRIGARIUS (fl. 100 B.C.). He differs from all his predecessors by selecting as his starting-point the taking of Rome by the Gauls. His reason for so doing does him credit, viz. that there existed no documents for the earlier period. [44] He hurried over the first three centuries, and ...
— A History of Roman Literature - From the Earliest Period to the Death of Marcus Aurelius • Charles Thomas Cruttwell

... off again, and now galloped beyond hearing, while Mandeville's booted tread reascended to his wife's room. And now came Constance: "Nan, where on earth is Fl—? Oh, of course! News, Nan! Good news, Flora! The battery, ...
— Kincaid's Battery • George W. Cable

... Aconitum Neomontanum, which is not common in this country [Footnote: In plants of so very poisonous a nature as the Aconite, it is the duty of every one who describes them to be particular. Here seems to have been a confusion. The A. Neomontanum is figured in Jacquin's Fl. Austriaca, fasc. 4. p. 381; and the first edition of Hortus Kewensis under A. Napellus erroneously quotes that figure: but both Gmelin in Syst. Vegetabilium, p. 838, and Wildenow in Spec. Plant. p. 1236, quote it under its proper name, A. Neomontanum. Now the fact is, that the Napellus is the ...
— The Botanist's Companion, Vol. II • William Salisbury

... knows the gen'l'm yo' means, sah," responded the porter, in answer to inquiries. "Pow'fl big gen'l'm yo' means, as got on this mo'nin' to Vegas. Thet's th' one, sah! He'd some kind er trib-bilation with th' little gen'l'm'—th' drummer gen'lm' as got on las' night to Lamy—an' he brought him out, holdin' him like he ...
— A Border Ruffian - 1891 • Thomas A. Janvier

... CAB ein bei A rechtwinkliges Dreieck, und seien ber seinen drei Seiten Quadrate errichtet, so soll die Flche des auf der Hypotenuse BC stehenden Quadrats allein so gross sein wie die Flchen der[11] beiden auf den Katheten AC und AB stehenden Quadrate zusammengenommen. Aus dem Scheitel A des rechten Winkels sei AL parallel zu CH gezogen, so ist dadurch das Quadrat der Hypotenuse in zwei Rechtecke ...
— German Science Reader - An Introduction to Scientific German, for Students of - Physics, Chemistry and Engineering • Charles F. Kroeh

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