Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. essai, fr. L. exagium, a weighing, weight, balance; ex, out + agere, to drive, do; cf. examen, exagmen, a means of weighing, a weighing, the tongue of a balance, exigere, to drive out, examine, weigh, Gr. 'exa`gion a weight, 'exagia`zein to examine, 'exa`gein to drive out, export. See Agent, and cf. Exact Examine Assay
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. essai—L. exagium, weighing—exagĕre, to try, examine.
An essay in economic history.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Put your essay away for the present.
"A Bunch of Cherries" by L. T. Meade
I 'll help you a good bit with your essay, Leuchy.
"Hollyhock" by L. T. Meade
Not only the interest of the class, but of the whole school, was intense on the writing of these essays.
"Miss Ashton's New Pupil" by Mrs. S. S. Robbins
She wrote the essay for me, the prize essay which was hers, not mine.
"The Time of Roses" by L. T. Meade
HISTORICAL LECTURES AND ESSAYS.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Translated, with an Essay, by James Ross.
"The Industries of Animals" by Frédéric Houssay
Macaulay's Essays on Addison and Horace Walpole, 18.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Prizes of $25 were offered for essays on woman suffrage by girls in the high school.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
The essay on Marino also is full of interest.
"A Critic in Pall Mall" by Oscar Wilde
But why should we essay to sing
Her thousand sprightly graces?
She has the merriest of ways,
The prettiest of faces.
"Our Helen" by Effie Afton
Tours, Travels, Essays, too, I wist,
And Sermons, to thy mill bring grist;
And then thou hast the "Navy List,"
"Impromptus" by Lord George Gordon Byron
Yet stoops He, ever pleased to mark
Our rude essays of love,
Faint as the pipe of wakening lark,
Heard by some twilight grove:
"Cathchism" by John Keble
I, too, not wishing to remain as mute,
In happy fits essay'd
To finger with rude touch the piping lute;
I touch'd it, but I made
"In Tempe" by Alexander Anderson
What whisper from the world new-born
Recalled thy footsteps to essay
The far, inevitable way
Lit sunward from thy mists of morn?
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
Come, essay a sprightly measure,
Tuned to some light song of pleasure.
Maidens, let your brows be crowned
As we foot this merry round.
"A Bridal Measure" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Gore Vidal was a literary juggernaut who wrote novels including 'Lincoln' and the satirical 'Myra Breckinridge,' and essays critics consider among the most elegant in the English language.
I wanted to show my talent and illustrate exactly my love for the art of words in my essay.
Essays on Exile and Language.
Is There Anything Redeeming About Taylor Cotter's 'I'm Sad I'm Not Poor' HuffPo Essay.
The essay of life and experiences of a college student.
"There Is No Progress in Philosophy" by Eric Dietrich, in Essays in Philosophy, July 2011.
It's probably been 20 years since I happened upon an essay written by my daughter, who is now a 38-year-old mother of two.
The essay was about the importance of her sense of humor in dealing with bullying.
Mother's anguish emerges in Oprah magazine essay on teen's suicide.
Robot essay graders' usefulness debated.
The following essay is based on the James Lecture presented at the New York Institute for the Humanities on October 14, 1982.
Antoinette D'Addario, a freshman at Fabius-Pompey High School, wrote this essay for The Post-Standard's Nov 22 Voices page.
Yet that is how Ian Buruma describes me in a review of a recently published translation of Victor Segalen's Essay on Exoticism, for which I wrote the foreword.
Read the First Chapter of Collected Essays.
Stephen Jay Gould , the evolutionary theorist at Harvard University whose research, lectures and prolific output of essays helped to reinvigorate the field of paleontology, died yesterday at his home in Manhattan.
Probab., Essays in honour of Lajos Takacs, J.
Determinantal random point fields
Strebel, Finitely presented soluble groups, in Group theory: Essays for Philip Hal l, ed. by K.W.
Problems on the geometry of finitely generated solvable groups
Probab., Essays in honour of La jos Takacs, J.
Gaussian limit for determinantal random point fields
In this essay I have reviewed our current understanding of classical gauge symmetries in Hamiltonian formulations of generally covariant theories which are derivable from a Lagrangian.
Quantum general invariance and loop gravity
Fronsdal, in “Essay on Supersymmetry”, Reidel, Math.
Generalized Space-time Supersymmetries, Division Algebras and Octonionic M-theory