The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 18 (Google eBook)

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The Encyclopedia Britannica Company, 1911 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 85 - Act 1908 enacted that any person who at a lawful public meeting acts in a disorderly manner for the purpose of preventing the transaction of the business for which the meeting was called together shall be guilty of an offence, and if the offence is committed at a political meeting held in any parliamentary constituency between the issue and return of a writ, the offence is made an illegal practice within the meaning of the Corrupt and Illegal Practices Prevention Act 1883.
Page 126 - Thus, when Heaven is about to confer a great office on any man, it first exercises his mind with suffering, and his sinews and bones with toil. It exposes his body to hunger, and subjects him to extreme poverty. It confounds his undertakings. By all these methods it stimulates his mind, hardens his nature, and supplies his incompetencies.
Page 266 - Balfour. THE FOUNDATIONS OF BELIEF; being Notes Introductory to the Study of Theology.
Page 3 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
Page 24 - If there should arise between the Sublime Porte and one or more of the other Signing Powers, any misunderstanding which might endanger the maintenance of their relations, the Sublime Porte, and each of such Powers, before having recourse to the use of force, shall afford the other Contracting Parties the opportunity of preventing such an extremity by means of their Mediation.
Page 126 - Some parts of the body are noble, and some ignoble; some great, and some small. The great must not be injured for the small, nor the noble for the ignoble.
Page 7 - I would likewise beg leave to suggest to your Royal Highness the expediency of giving to the non-commissioned officers and soldiers engaged in the Battle of Waterloo a medal. I am convinced it would have the best effect in the army ; and if that battle should settle our concerns, they will well deserve it.
Page xvi - I hear was intended and will do singularly well, so on the other side an Army, with this Inscription over the head of it, The Lord of Hosts, which was our Word that day.
Page 85 - Any person who at a public meeting to which this section applies acts, or incites others to act, in a disorderly manner for the purpose of preventing the transaction of the business for which the meeting was called together, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to two hundred and fifty rupees.
Page 134 - In this year also began his lifelong friendship with Moscheles, who, when asked to receive him as a pupil, said, " If he wishes to take a hint from me, as to anything new to him, he can easily do so; but he stands in no need of lessons." In 1825 Abraham Mendelssohn took Felix to Paris, where among other musicians then resident in the French capital he met the two most popular dramatic composers of the age...

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