Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China and Australasia, Volume 25 (Google eBook)

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Black, Parbury, & Allen, 1828 - South Asia
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Page 244 - Taxation is no part of the governing or legislative power. The taxes are a voluntary gift and grant of the Commons alone. In legislation the three estates of the realm are alike concerned; but the concurrence of the peers and the Crown to a tax is only necessary to clothe it with the form of a law. The gift and grant is of the Commons alone.
Page 43 - Let him chuse for his wife a girl, whose form has no defect ; who has an agreeable name ; who walks gracefully like a phenicopteros, or like a young elephant ; whose hair and teeth are moderate respectively in quantity and in size ; whose body has exquisite softness.
Page 232 - ... by their antic tricks, and interest him by the parental affection they display to their young offspring, in teaching them to select their food, to exert themselves in jumping from bough to bough, and in taking, as they acquire strength, still more extensive leaps from tree to tree.
Page 447 - He may also take a sixth part of the clear * annual increase of trees, flesh-meat, honey, clarified ' butter, perfumes, medical substances, liquids, flowers, ' roots, and fruit, 132. ' Of gathered leaves, potherbs, grass, utensils ' made with leather or cane, earthen pots, and all
Page 315 - They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and terebinths, because the shadow thereof is good ; therefore your daughters commit whoredom, and your brides commit adultery.
Page 443 - A mansion with bones for its rafters and beams ; with nerves and tendons for cords ; with muscles and blood for mortar ; with skin for its outward covering; filled with no sweet perfume, but loaded with...
Page 75 - I always mean the King without the concurrence of Parliament,) has a power to alter the old and to introduce new laws in a conquered country, this legislation being subordinate, that is, subordinate to his own authority in Parliament, he cannot make any new change contrary to fundamental principles...
Page 251 - Judicature, which shall be, by the said new charter, established, with the consent and approbation of the said Court, which registry shall not be made until the expiration of twenty days after the same shall be openly published, and a copy thereof affixed in some conspicuous part of the court-house or place where the said Supreme Court shall be held ; and from and immediately after such registry as aforesaid, the same shall be good and valid in law...
Page 419 - In truth she pleases me. Thus chastely robed In modest white, her clustering tresses decked With sacred flowers alone, her haughty mien Exchanged for meek devotion thus arrayed She moves with heightened charms.
Page 555 - Commissions and of being cashiered, and of divers other penalties, but the lastmentioned Act exempts from the penalties of the said Acts purchases or sales or exchanges of any Commissions in Our Forces for such prices as may be regulated and fixed by any regulation made or to be made by Us in that behalf: And Whereas We think it expedient to put an end to all such regulations, and to all sales and purchases and all exchanges for money of Commissions in Our Forces, and all dealings relating to such...

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