Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, Volumes 27-28 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1889 - Electronic journals
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Page 185 - Pennsylvania, as it discouraged useless expense in foreign superfluities, some thought it had its share of influence in producing that growing plenty of money which was observable for several years after its publication.
Page 223 - ... exchanging the products of different places, and thereby rendering the necessaries, conveniences, and comforts of human life more easy to be obtained, and more general, shall be allowed to pass free and unmolested ; and neither of the contracting powers shall grant or issue any commission to any private armed vessels, empowering them to take or destroy such trading vessels or interrupt such commerce.
Page 92 - Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed by the President...
Page 48 - The heavens show forth the glory of God, and the firmament declareth the work of his hands.
Page 29 - Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold. There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings. Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubim; Such harmony is in immortal souls; But whilst this muddy vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it.
Page 223 - ... is necessary to be taken from them for the use of such armed force, the same shall be paid for at a reasonable price. And all...
Page 156 - ... to the author of the best discovery, or most useful invention, relating to Navigation, Astronomy, or Natural Philosophy (mere natural history only excepted...
Page 161 - Nomenclature of Diseases be referred to a special committee of five members, to be appointed by the President, who shall examine it and report upon its final disposition at the present meeting of the Association. Resolved. That on the favorable report of such committee, it shall be referred back to the Committee on the Nomenclature of Diseases for the preparation of an index...
Page 224 - And it is declared that neither the pretence that war dissolves all treaties, nor any other whatever shall be considered as annulling or suspending the solemn covenant contained in this article.
Page 79 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...

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