The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful Knowledge, Volume 21 (Google eBook)

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Charles Knight, 1841
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Page 257 - That exudative and degenerative diseases of the nervous system, due to syphilis, are most liable to show themselves at the end of the third and the beginning of the fourth decade of life.
Page 56 - An Act to redress the Misemployment of Lands, Goods, and Stocks of Money heretofore given to Charitable Uses.
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Page 295 - ... all persons under trial are authorised, at the time of their trial, to inspect, without fee or reward, all depositions (or copies thereof) which have been taken against them, and returned into the court before which such trial is had.
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