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Página 182 - I AB do swear, That I will faithfully, impartially, and honestly, according to the best of my Skill and Judgment...
Página 173 - ... with the name, pretences, or forms of law, the end whereof being to protect and redress the innocent, by an unbiassed application of it, to all who are under it; wherever that is not...
Página 337 - The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has not where to lay his head.
Página 274 - Immediately there came into the room a mastiff, a fine Angora cat, an old raven, and a remarkably large rat, with a bell about. its neck. They all four went to the dish, and without disturbing each other, fed together, after which the dog, cat, and rat lay before the fire, while the raven hopped about the room. The landlord, after accounting for the familiarity...
Página 334 - This impossibility of making so complete and entire a separation of all the different branches of labour employed in agriculture, is perhaps the reason why the improvement of the productive powers of labour in this art, does not always keep pace with their improvement in manufactures. The most opulent nations, indeed generally excel all their neighbours in agriculture as well as in manufactures; but they are commonly more distinguished by their superiority in the latter than in the former.
Página 5 - Finally, the improvement effected in the condition of mankind by advances in physical science as applied to the useful purposes of life, is very far from being limited to their direct consequences in the more abundant supply of our physical wants, and the increase of our comforts.
Página 48 - I admit, that if unlimited foreign import, which the war had suspended, were now again allowed, bread might be a little, though a very little cheaper, than it now is, for a year or two. But what would follow ? The small farmer would be ruined...
Página 231 - That every Man who from and after the passing of this Act shall marry a Woman having a Child or Children at the Time of such Marriage, whether such Child or Children be legitimate or illegitimate, shall be liable to maintain such Child or Children as a Part of his Family...
Página 211 - It is well known to chemists, that slow drying will render many bodies less easy to dissolve ; while rapid drying, on the contrary, renders the same bodies more soluble. Besides, all wood, in. drying, loses a portion of its carbon, and the more in proportion as the temperature is higher. There is in wood that has been properly seasoned a toughness and elasticity which is not to be found in rapidly dried wood.
Página 216 - ... districts this practice prevailed till the present century, but it is now almost everywhere abandoned. The consumption of butcher's meat in Glasgow, as compared with the population, does not at present differ materially from that of the metropolis. We do not, indeed, believe that the command of the people of any country over food and all sorts of conveniences ever increased, in any equal period, half so rapidly as that of the people of Scotland has done since 1770.

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