Penny cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Page 238 - On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as manifested in the Creation ; illustrating such work by all reasonable arguments, as for instance the variety and formation of God's creatures in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms ; the effect of digestion, and thereby of conversion ; the construction of the hand of man, and an infinite variety of other arguments; as also by discoveries ancient and modern, in arts, sciences, and the whole extent of literature.
Page 238 - Testator further directed, that the person or persons selected by the said President should be appointed to write, print, and publish one thousand copies of a work On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as manifested in the Creation...
Page 229 - And with all his drollery there is a mixture of rational, and even religious reflection, at times : and always an air of pleasantry, good-nature, and humanity, that makes him, in my mind, one of the most amiable writers in the world. It is not common to meet with an author who can make you smile, and yet at nobody's expense; who is always entertaining, and yet always harmless ; and who, though always elegant, and classical to a degree not always found in the classics themselves, charms more by the...
Page 172 - ... by way of bargaining, exchange, bartering, commission, consignment, or otherwise, in gross or by retail ; and all persons who, either for themselves or as agents or factors for others, seek their living by buying and selling, or by buying and letting for hire, or by the workmanship of goods or commodities...
Page 128 - ... when the entire portion of which such apportioned parts shall form part, shall become due and payable...
Page 141 - ... that the plaintiff has good cause of action against the defendant to the amount of fifty pounds or upwards, and that there is probable cause for believing that the defendant is about to quit England...
Page 128 - ... received and recovered by the person or persons who if this Act had not passed would have been entitled to such entire rents ; and such portions shall be recoverable from such person or persons by the parties entitled to the same under this Act in any action or suit at law or in equity.
Page 141 - Whereas it is expedient to limit the present power of arrest upon final process, be it enacted, That from and after the passing of this act, no person shall be taken or charged in execution upon any judgment obtained in any of her Majesty's superior courts, or in any county court, court of requests, or other inferior court, in any action for the recovery of any debt wherein the sum recovered shall not exceed the sum of 20/. exclusive of the costs recovered by such judgment...
Page 116 - ... such person shall have expressed his desire, either in writing at any time during his life, or verbally in the presence of two or more witnesses during the illness whereof he died, that his body after death might not undergo such examination, or unless the surviving husband or wife, or any known relative of the deceased person, shall require the body to be interred without such examination.
Page 209 - ENGLISHMAN'S GREEK CONCORDANCE OF THE NEW TESTAMENT: being an Attempt at a Verbal Connexion between the Greek and the English...

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