Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, Volumen3

J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1883

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Página 253 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the Laws of God, the true profession of the Gospel, and the Protestant Reformed Religion established by law...
Página 281 - Tis with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.
Página 58 - ... such persons only as have just claims on the royal beneficence, or who, by their personal services to the crown, by the performance of duties to the public, or by their useful discoveries in science, and attainments in literature and the arts, have merited the gracious consideration of their Sovereign, and the gratitude of their country.
Página 300 - At the first, the piles which bear up the platforms were fixed in their places by the whole body of the citizens, but since that time the custom which has prevailed about fixing them is this : — they are brought from a hill called Orbelus, and every man drives in three for each wife that he marries. Now the men have all many wives apiece; and this is the way in which they live. Each has his own hut, wherein he dwells, upon one of the platforms, and each has also a trap-door giving access to the...
Página 231 - And be it enacted, that the copyright in every book which shall after the passing of this Act be published in the lifetime of its author shall endure for the natural life of such author, and for the further term of seven years, commencing at the time of his death...
Página 175 - ... itself require an infinite time for its accomplishment; nor, for the same reason, can we follow out in thought an infinite divisibility of parts. The result is the same, whether we apply the process to limitation in space, in time, or in degree. The unconditional negation, and the unconditional affirmation of limitation; in other words, the infinite, and the absolute, properly so called, are thus equally inconceivable to us.
Página 183 - I teach you nothing," he says, " but what you might learn yourselves — viz., the observance of the three fundamental laws of relation between sovereign and subject, father and child, husband and wife; and the five capital virtues — universal charity, impartial justice, conformity to ceremonies and established usages, rectitude of heart and mind, and pure sincerity.
Página 83 - Seamanship, is the mode in which the sails are arranged, in order to make the ship move in a direction the nearest possible towards that point of the compass from which the wind blows. Fore and aft vessels, especially cutters, sail closer to the wind than square-rigged ones.
Página 146 - It shall be lawful for one or more persons, acting on their own behalf or on behalf of a trade union or of an individual employer or firm in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute, to attend at or near a house or place where a person resides or works or carries on business or happens to be, if they so attend merely for the purpose of peacefully obtaining or communicating information, or of peacefully persuading any person to work or abstain from working.
Página 159 - Any general character, from the best to the worst, from the most ignorant to the most enlightened, may be given to any community, even to the world at large, by the application of proper means; which means are to a great extent at the command and under the control of those who have influence in the affairs of men.

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