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Acts of the Apostles: Translated from the Greek on the Basis by Unknown Author

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Commercial. the intense hold up, which has attended the problem of this revision, is quickly accounted for through the space of the reviser from where of booklet, and his occasional engagement in different tasks, which forced him to be absent from domestic, occasionally for lengthy classes. The paintings itself lias boon prosecuted with an extreme wish to make a devoted and perspicuous translation of the phrases of notion. Antiquated phrasing has been exchanged for the language of the current day. error within the universal English model were corrected, and obscurities got rid of. the simplest and acceptable phrases were sought, to offer expression to the that means of the unique, and each attempt has been hired to niako the standard reader accustomed to the brain of the Holy Spirit. the overall ideas, that have managed the revision, are expressed within the following rnlos and instructions:- "General principles for the course of Translators and Revisers hired via

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It had become so pitch dark that we listeners could hardly see one another. For a long time already he, sitting apart, had been no more to us than a voice. There was not a word from anybody. The others might have been asleep, but I was awake. I listened, I listened on the watch for the sentence, for the word, that would give me the clew to the faint uneasiness inspired by this narrative that seemed to shape itself without human lips in the heavy night-air of the river. ". . Yes--I let him run on," Marlow began again, "and think what he pleased about the powers that were behind me.

Clap: (n, v) blast, boom, slam, rumble; (n) applause, clapping, gonorrhoea, smash; (v) acclaim, applaud, hit. ANTONYMS: (v) hiss, jeer. diver: (n) frogman, divers, swimmer, explorer, scuba diver, urinator, underwater diver, loon, ducker, birdbrain, adventurer. fluke: (n) trematode, chance, luck, accident, coincidence, windfall, break, fortune, crutch, elbow, ankle. implacable: (adj) cruel, remorseless, irreconcilable, pitiless, merciless, grim, unappeasable, deadly, mortal, relentless, unforgiving.

You remember it, you dream of it, you wake up at night and think of it--years after--and go hot and cold all over. I don't pretend to say that steamboat floated all the time. More than once she had to wade for a bit, with twenty cannibals splashing around and pushing. We had enlisted some of these chaps on the way for a crew. Fine fellows--cannibals--in their place. They were men one could work with, and I am grateful to them. And, after all, they did not eat each other before my face: they had brought along a provision of hippo-meat which went rotten, and made the mystery of the wilderness stink in my nostrils.

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