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Eccles   /ˈɛkəlz/   Listen

Australian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997).  Synonyms: John Eccles, Sir John Carew Eccles.

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"Eccles" Quotes from Famous Books

... Niver can call Her my Wife Ben Preston Come to thy Gronny, Doy Ben Preston Owd Moxy Ben Preston Dean't mak gam o' me Florence Tweddell Coom, stop at yam to-neet Bob Florence Tweddell Ode to t' Mooin J. H. Eccles Aunt Nancy J. H. Eccles Coom, don on thy Bonnet an' Shawl Thomas Blackah My awd hat Thomas Blackah Reeth Bartle Fair John Harland The Christmas Party Tom Twistleton Nelly o' Bob's John Hartley Bite Bigger John Hartley Rollickin' Jack John Hartley Jim's Letter ...
— Yorkshire Dialect Poems • F.W. Moorman

... Bannister and the earliest English public concerts—Henry Purcell; his Sonatas, and his royal patron, Charles II.—Thomas Britton, the "musical small-coal man," and his concerts in Clerkenwell—John Henry and Thomas Eccles, and itinerant musicians—Francesco Geminiani; his Sonatas and musical works—Progress of the instrument in Italy; Tartini and his compositions; Locatelli, Lolli, and Giardini; Boccherini and his Quintets; Viotti, his School of Violin-playing, ...
— The Violin - Its Famous Makers and Their Imitators • George Hart

... from among them many ambassadors for Jesus might yet go forth. And for you too, dear friend, that you may be strengthened and helped; ever remembering the promise, 'Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days' (Eccles. xi. i).—Yours, in sweet work ...
— God's Answers - A Record Of Miss Annie Macpherson's Work at the - Home of Industry, Spitalfields, London, and in Canada • Clara M. S. Lowe

... banquet at his own house—he was careful to have Dr. Goldsmith of the company. His guests that evening were Johnson, Goldsmith, Davies (the actor and bookseller who had conferred on Boswell the invaluable favour of an introduction to Johnson), Mr. Eccles, and the Rev. Mr. Ogilvie, a Scotch poet who deserves our gratitude because it was his inopportune patriotism that provoked, on this very evening, the memorable epigram about the high-road leading to ...
— Goldsmith - English Men of Letters Series • William Black

... fullest account of Wolsey's intentions on church reform will be found in a letter addressed to him by Fox, the old blind Bishop of Winchester, in 1528. The letter is printed in STRYPE'S Memorials Eccles. vol. i. ...
— The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3) • James Anthony Froude

... ix: "Go thy way with joy, eat and drink, and know that God accepteth thy works. Let thy garments be always white; and let thy head lack no ointment. Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity." [Eccles. 9:7] "Let thy garments be always white," that is, let all our works be good, whatever they may be, without any distinction. And they are white when I am certain and believe that they please God. Then shall the head of my soul never lack the ...
— Works of Martin Luther - With Introductions and Notes (Volume I) • Martin Luther

... bring forward against the Catholic belief in Purgatory that text which says: "If the tree fall to the south, or to the north, in what place soever it shall fall, there shall it be." (Eccles. ...
— Purgatory • Mary Anne Madden Sadlier

... is all that need be referred to in order to prove that the lesson of liberality which our Saviour taught is the same lesson which the Bible teaches everywhere. In Eccles. xi: 1, God says, "Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after ...
— The Life of Jesus Christ for the Young • Richard Newton

... n'ont ancun rapport avec le Christianisme ont pu etre symboliquement attachees a cet embleme Egyptien d'Hermes, si celebre parmi les Chretiens depuis la destruction du temple de Serapis a Alexandrie sous Theodose le Grand. (Rufinus, Hist. Eccles., lib. ii., cap. xxix., p. 294; Zozomenes, Eccl. Hist., lib. iii., cap. xv.) Un baton termine par une croix se voit dans la main d'Astarte sur les monnaies de Sidon au 3me siecle avant notre ere. En Scandinavie, un signe de l'alphabet runique figurait le marteau ...
— The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 1 of 2) • George Warburton

... tree fall toward the south or toward the north, in the place where the tree falleth there it shall be."—ECCLES. xi: 3. ...
— New Tabernacle Sermons • Thomas De Witt Talmage

... tells us that on July 29, 1667, a Quaker came into Westminster Hall, crying, "Repent! Repent!" being in a state of nakedness, except that he was "very civilly tied about the privities to avoid scandal." (This was doubtless Solomon Eccles, who was accustomed to go about in this costume, both before and after the Restoration. He had been a distinguished musician, and, though eccentric, was ...
— Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6) • Havelock Ellis

... article that faith should bring forth good fruits is acceptable and valid since "faith without works is dead," James 2:17, and all Scripture invites us to works. For the wise man says: "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might." Eccles. 9:10. "And the Lord had respect to Abel and to his offering," Gen. 4:4. He saw that Abraham would "command his Children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord, and to do justice and judgment," ...
— The Confutatio Pontificia • Anonymous

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