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24. And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.

25. And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind : and God saw that it was good.

26. And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

27. So God created man in his own image; in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

28. And God blessed them; and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

29. And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

30. And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to cvery thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it

was so.

31. And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.



To make this little work as useful to the learner as its limits will permit, a collection of maxims, words and phrases is here subjoined, for the benefit of those who are not familiar with the Latin and French, from which they are selected. They may be written in short hand, the saine as English, but should be distinguished by a line drawn over them.

Ab initio.-From the beginning.
Ab origine.-From the origin.

Aborigines. The first inhabitants of a country-as the Indians in
Accedas ad curiam.--

You may approach the court, Ac etiam.-And also.

Actio personalis moritur cum persona. -A personal action dies with the person.

Actus Dei nemini facit injuriam. -No one shall be injured through the act of God.

Actus legis nulli facit injuriam.-The act of the law does injury to no man.

Actus, me invito factus, non est meus actus.-An act done against my will is not my act.

Actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea. The act does not make a man guilty, unless the mind be also guilty.

Ad eundem.-To the same.
Ad finem.--To the end.--Or the conclusion.
Ad infinitum.-To infinity.
Ad interim.-In the meanwhile.
Ad libituin.--At pleasure.
Ad quod damnum.--To what damage.
Ad referendum.-To be farther considered.
Adscriptus glebæ.-Attached to the soil.
Ad valorem.-According to the value.
Affirmatim.-In tho affirmative.
A fin. French.--To the end.
A fortiori.-With stronger reason.
A la mode. Fr.-According to the fashion.
Alias.--Otherwise, as Robinson alias Robson,
Alma mater.--A benign mother.

Alumni.-Those who have received their education at a college, are called alumni of that college.

Amor patriæ.--The love of our country:
Anno Domini.--In the year of our Lord.
.anno mundi.-In the year of the world.
Ante bellum.- Before the war.
A posteriori.--From the latter.
A priori.--From the former--in the first instance.
Aqua fortis, --Strong water.-- Aqua regia.-Royal water.

Arcana imperii.-State secrets.---The mysteries of government.
Arcanum.-- A secret. -The grand arcanum-the philosopher's stone.
Argumentum ad crumenam.-- An argument to the purse.
Argumentum ad hominem.--An argument to the man.
Argumentum ad judicium.-An argument to the judgment.
Assumpsit.-He assumed-he took upon him to pay.
Audi alteram partem.--Hear the other party.
Aula Regis. - The king's court.
Beau monde. Fr.-The gay world. The world of fashion,
Bona fide.-In good faith. - Actually, in reality.
Bonhommie. Fr.-Goodnature.
Bon mot. Fr.-A good word.--A witticism.
Bonus. -A consideration for something received.
Cætera desunt.—The remainder is wanting.
Canaille. Fr.-The rabble-the swinish multitude.
Cap à pié. Norm. Fr.-From head to foot.
Capias.--You may take.
Capias ad respondendum.--You take to answer.
Capias ad satisfaciendum.--You take to satisfy.
Carte blanche. Fr.-A blank sheet of paper.
Casus omissus.--An omitted case.
Caveat actor.-Let the actor or doer beware.
Caveat emptor.-Let the buyer beware.
Chef d'æuvre. Fr.-A master piece.-An unrivalled performance.
cognovit actionem.-He has acknowledged the action.
Comitas inter gentes.-Politeness between nations.
Compos mentis.-A man of a sound and composed mind.
Consensus facit legem.-Consent makes the law.
Coram nobis.-Before us.
Corps diplomatique. Fr.--The diplomatic body.
Coup d'essai. Fr.-A first essay.--An attempt.
Coup de main. Fr.--A sudden or bold enterprise.
Oui bono?-To what (or for whose) good--sc. will it tend?
Cui malo? To what evil-sc. will it tend?
Data.-Things granted.
Début. Fr.-First appearance-on the stage, in public life, &c. &e.
De die in diem.-Fromn day to day.
Dedimus potestatem.-We have given power.
De facto.-From the fact.
De jure.-From the law.
De mal en pis. Fr.-From bad to worse.
De novo.-Anew.-To commence de novo.
Depot. Fr.-A store or magazine.
Dernier resort. Fr.--The last resource.
Desideratum.-A thing desired.
Desperandum.-A thing, or event, to be despaired of.
Dictum de dicto.-Report upon hearsay.- Vague report.
Dies datus.-The day given.
Dies faustus.--A lucky day.
Dies infaustus.-An unlucky day.
Distringas.---You may distrain.
Droit des gens. Fr.-The law of nations.
Ducit amor patriæ. -The love of my country leads me.
Durante bene placito. During our good pleasure.
Durante vita. During life.-A clause in letters patent.
E converso.--Reversing the order --of a proposition.

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