The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 5 (Google eBook)
[Cambridge] University Press, 1911 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 233 - And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day. But I say unto you, That it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee.
Page 125 - ... the power of the other House to alter or reject bills passed by this House should be so restricted by law as to secure that within the limits of a single Parliament the final decision of the Commons shall prevail...
Page 150 - For the purpose of the last article the fertile belt is to be bounded as follows: On the south by the United States boundary; on the west by the Rocky Mountains; on the north by the Northern Branch of the Saskatchewan river; on the east by Lake Winnipeg, the Lake of the Woods and the waters connecting them; 7.
Page 265 - The envoy loses, his rights of inviolability if it is proved beyond doubt that he has taken advantage of his privileged position to provoke or commit an act of treachery.
Page xiv - The wild era of speculation on which the people entered in 1830, aided by the removal of the government deposits from the Bank of the United States, the...
Page 217 - ... courts, shall, in addition to any original jurisdiction exercised by the corresponding courts of the Colonies at the establishment of the Union, have jurisdiction in all matters: a) in which the Government of the Union or a person suing or being sued on behalf of such Government is a party ; b) in which the validity of any provincial ordinance shall come into question.
Page 87 - with the especial object and intent of providing persons desirous of academical education, and willing to live economically, with a College wherein sober living and high culture of the mind may be combined with Christian training, based upon the principles of the Church of England.
Page 185 - I say proprio vigore, by their own force and authority ; for there are many provisions contained in these canons, which are declaratory of the ancient usage and law of the Church of England, received and allowed here, which, in that respect, and by virtue of such ancient allowance, will bind the laity ; but that is an obligation antecedent to, and not arising from this body of canons.
Page 70 - But when these absurdities are discarded, I willingly admit any thing which helps to express the true and substantial communication of the body and blood of the Lord, as exhibited to believers under the sacred symbols of the Supper, understanding that they are received not by the imagination or intellect merely, but are enjoyed in reality as the food of eternal life.