The Elements of Useful Knowledge: Comprehending, Among Other Interesting Particulars, Short Systems of Astronomy, Mythology, Chronology, and Rhetoric: With a Brief Account of the Trial and Execution of Louis XVI, and of the Late Transactions in France ... (Google eBook)

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B. Law and son, 1793
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Page 231 - The glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength: He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted ; Neither turneth he back from the sword.
Page 32 - THE heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world.
Page 218 - Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof. Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein; then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice before the Lord: For he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.
Page 270 - And herein indeed consists the true excellence of the English government, that all the parts of it form a mutual check upon each other. In the legislature, the people are a check upon the nobility, and the nobility a check upon the people, by the mutual privilege of rejecting what the other has resolved ; while the king is a check upon both, which preserves the executive power from encroachments. And this very executive power...
Page 275 - ... of king Henry VIII, and his three children. It can change and create afresh even the constitution of the kingdom and of parliaments themselves; as was done by the act of union...
Page 275 - ... by the Constitution of these kingdoms. All mischiefs and grievances, operations and remedies, that transcend the ordinary course of the laws are within the reach of this extraordinary tribunal.
Page 22 - Aries the Ram, Taurus the Bull, Gemini the Twins, Cancer the Crab, Leo the Lion, Virgo the Virgin, Libra the Balance, Scorpio the Scorpion, Sagittarius the Archer, Capricornus the Goat, Aquarius the Waterbearer, and Pisces the Fishes...
Page 280 - ... to exert any power but that of rejecting; they will not permit the least alteration or amendment to be made by the lords to the mode of taxing the people by a money bill; under which appellation are included all bills, by which money is directed to be raised upon the subject, for any purpose or in any shape whatsoever...
Page 281 - This petition (when founded on facts that may be in their nature disputed) is referred to a committee of members, who examine the matter alleged, and accordingly report it to the house ; and then (or otherwise upon the mere petition) leave is given to bring in the bill. In public matters the bill is brought in upon motion made to the house, without any petition at all.
Page 26 - The chasm would be imperceptible to an eye that could take in the whole compass of nature, and pass from one end of the creation to the other...

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