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  • He informs us that while he was engaged upon the Romana a friend named Castalius invited him to compress into one small treatise the twelve books - now lost - of the senator Cassiodorus, on The Origin and Actions of the Goths.
  • 3 He censured the German rationalists " for having preferred, by convulsive efforts of interpretation, to compress the memoirs of Christ and His apostles into the dimensions of ordinary life, rather than admit the operation of miracle on the one hand, or proclaim their abandonment of Christianity on the other."
  • The city has two oil refineries, a large cottonj gin and a cotton compress, and among its manufactures are cotton-seed oil, cotton-cloth, flour and ice.
  • Frames used as bridge trusses should never be designed so that the elongation or compression of one member can elongate or compress any other member.
  • The city has a cotton compress, and among its manufactures are cotton-seed oil, lumber, ice, foundry products and canned goods.

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