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Hind

Emblematic of St. Giles, because “a heaven-directed hind went daily to give him milk in the desert, near the mouth of the Rhone.” (See Hart.) The hind of Sertorius. Sertorius …

Panther

The Spotted Panther in Dryden's Hind and Panther means the Church of England full of the spots of error; whereas the Church of Rome is faultless as the milk-white hind The panther, sure the…

Thomas HINDS

HINDS, Thomas, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Berkeley County, Va., January 9, 1780; moved to Greenville, Miss.; served in the War of 1812 as major of Cavalry; distinguished himself…

James HINDS

HINDS, James, a Representative from Arkansas; born in the town of Hebron, near Salem, N.Y., December 5, 1833; attended the common schools and the State normal school at Albany, N.Y.; attended l…

Asher Crosby HINDS

HINDS, Asher Crosby, a Representative from Maine; born in Benton, Kennebec County, Maine, February 6, 1863; attended the public schools and Coburn Classical Institute; was graduated from Colby …

Domestic Poultry

in Dryden's Hind and Panther, means the Roman Catholic clergy. So called from an establishment of priests in the private chapel at Whitehall. The nuns are termed “sister partlet with …

Double-edged Sword

Literally, a sword which cuts either way; metaphorically, an argument which makes both for and against the person employing it, or which has a double meaning. “ `Your Delphic sword,' …

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark February 26, 1806February 28, 1806February 27, 1806 Thursday February 27th 1806. Reubin Fields returned this evening and had not killed anything. …

Buzzard

(The) is meant for Dr. Burnett, whose figure was lusty. “The noble Buzzard ever pleased me best.” Dryden: Hind and Panter, part iii. 1121. Buzzard called hawk by courtesy. It…

Ape

The buf foon ape, in Dryden's poem called The Hind and the Panther, means the Free-thinkers. Next her [the bear ] the buffoonape, as atheists use, Mimicked all sects, and had his own to cho…