The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 27 (Google eBook)
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Page 230 - that it is an essential principle of the law of nations that no power can liberate itself from the engagements of a treaty, nor modify the stipulations thereof, unless with the consent of the contracting powers by means of an amicable arrangement.
Page 129 - A registrable trade mark must contain or consist of at least one of the following essential particulars : — (1) The name of a company, individual, or firm represented in a special or particular manner ; (2) The signature of the applicant for registration or some predecessor in his business ; (3) An invented word or invented words...
Page 224 - King and of his people; and if a man slay the chancellor, treasurer, or the King's justices of the one bench or the other, justices in eyre, or justices of assize, and all other justices assigned to hear and determine, being in their places, doing their offices.
Page 9 - I thank God, I speak with tongues more than you all : howbeit in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that I might instruct others also, than ten thousand words in a tongue.
Page 225 - Constraint upon or in order to intimidate or overawe both Houses or either House of Parliament, or to move or stir any Foreigner or Stranger with Force to invade the...
Page 224 - ... it is accorded, that if any other case supposed treason which is not above specified, doth happen before any justices, the justices shall tarry without any going to judgment of the treason, till the cause be shewed and declared before the King and his parliament, whether it ought to be judged treason or other felony.
Page 199 - The South African Republic will conclude no treaty or engagement with any State or nation other than the Orange Free State, nor with any native tribe to the eastward or westward of the Republic, until the same has been approved by her Majesty the Queen.
Page 142 - An act done by a person in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute shall not be actionable on the ground only that it induces some other person to break a contract of employment or that it is an interference with the trade, business, or employment of some other person, or with the right of some other person to dispose of his capital or his labour as he wills.
Page 154 - Something must be left to chance ; nothing is sure in a Sea Fight beyond all others. Shot will carry away the masts and yards of friends as well as foes ; but I look with confidence to a Victory before the Van of the Enemy could succour their Rear...
Page 142 - It shall be lawful for one or more persons, acting on their own behalf or on behalf of a trade union or of an individual employer or firm in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute, to attend at or near a house or place where a person resides or works or carries on business or happens to be, if they so attend merely for the purpose of peacefully obtaining or communicating information, or of peacefully persuading any person to work or abstain from working.