On the tenth
day of March following, I, and ten of my men, were conducted by forty Indians to Detroit, where we arrived the thirtieth day, and were treated by Governor Hamilton, the British commander at that post, with great humanity.
of painting as we understand it at present extinguished by the competition of these photographs, and the remaining tenth
only holding its own against them by dint of extraordinary excellence
Upon the tenth
day we were chased by two pirates, who soon overtook us; for my sloop was so deep laden, that she sailed very slow, neither were we in a condition to defend ourselves.
representing the first ten days of my allowance for the current year; their privileges finished on the evening of the tenth
day, for five and twenty years, I have received a visit from him, but in case I should need his help at any other time, I have only to touch a talisman that stands at the entrance of my chamber.
Mahomet began the attack with only ten horsemen, against whom as many Portuguese were detached, who fired with so much exactness, that nine of the Moors fell, and the tenth
with great difficulty made his escape.
He carried no arms whatever, nothing but a rosary of beads bigger than fair-sized filberts, each tenth
bead being like a moderate ostrich egg; his bearing, his gait, his dignity and imposing presence held me spellbound and wondering.
As to the line of separation between external and internal taxes, this would leave to the States, at a rough computation, the command of two thirds of the resources of the community to defray from a tenth
to a twentieth part of its expenses; and to the Union, one third of the resources of the community, to defray from nine tenths
to nineteen twentieths of its expenses.
I had completed the eighth, the ninth, and the tenth
Three feet being the average Perimeter it follows that, in a Polygon of three hundred sides each side will be no more than the hundredth part of a foot in length, or little more than the tenth
part of an inch; and in a Polygon of six or seven hundred sides the sides are little larger than the diameter of a Spaceland pin-head.
Now, if I have made reservoirs of a size equal to this tenth
, or capable of holding 150 tons, and if I fill them with water, the boat, weighing then 1,507 tons, will be completely immersed.
Of the rest we shall mention that of Hiero, and Gelo at Syracuse; and this did not continue long, for both their reigns were only eighteen years; for Gelo died in the eighth year of his tyranny, and Hiero in his tenth