The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 15 (Google eBook)

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Hugh Chisholm
At the University Press, 1911 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 273 - ... military, and all common people shall as far as possible be allowed to fulfil their just desires so that there may not be any discontent among them.
Page 273 - Meiji, the emperor swore solemnly the memorable oath of five articles, setting forth the policy that was to be and has been followed thereafter by the government. These five articles were: — 1. Deliberative assemblies shall be established and all measures of government shall be decided by public opinion. 2. All classes, high and low, shall unite in vigorously carrying out the plan of government.
Page 144 - An inquiry into the merits of the principal naval actions between Great Britain and the United States...
Page 235 - so long as the sun shall warm the earth, let no Christian be so bold as to come to Japan ; and let all know that the king of Spain himself, or the Christian's God, or the great God of all, if he violate this command, shall pay for it with his head.
Page 304 - What signify a few lives lost in a century or two ? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Page 306 - HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA: because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered.
Page 273 - Knowledge shall be sought for throughout the world, so that the welfare of the empire may be promoted.
Page 298 - I have been very jealous for the Lord God of Hosts
Page 135 - Less' as he is Called in Mark, xv. 40, the son of Alphfeus and Mary (Matt. x. 3; xxvii. 56; Mark, xv. 40) was also one of the apostles (Matt. x. 3; Mark, iii. 18; Luke, vi. 15; Acts, i. 13).
Page 250 - Japan and Russia reciprocally engage not to obstruct any general measures common to all countries, which China may take for the development of the commerce and industry of Manchuria.

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