Johnson's Universal Cyclopedia: A New Edition, Volume 7 (Google eBook)

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Charles Kendall Adams
D. Appleton, A. J. Johnson Company, 1895 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 36 - When a ray of light passes from one medium to another, it is refracted so that the ratio of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of refraction is equal to the ratio of the velocities in the two media.
Page 194 - Malaysia is valid only for the time beginning with the end of the fifteenth century or the beginning of the sixteenth century.
Page 452 - ... supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene in a country.
Page 18 - The court will not allow him to be sued touching the property in his charge, nor for any malfeasance as to the parties or others without its consent ; nor will it permit his possession to be disturbed by force nor violence to be offered to his person while in the discharge of his official duties.
Page 20 - A recognizance is an obligation of record, which a man enters into before some court of record or magistrate duly authorized)', with condition to do some particular act; as to appear at the assizes, to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like.
Page 8 - Ratio is the relation which one quantity bears to another of the same kind, the comparison being made by considering what multiple, part, or parts, one quantity is of the other.
Page 34 - Creed ; in the Divine institution of the Sacraments of Baptism and the Lord's Supper ; and in the doctrines of grace substantially as they are set forth in the Thirty-nine Articles of Religion. " II. This Church recognizes and adheres to Episcopacy, not as of Divine right, but as a very ancient and desirable form of Church polity.
Page 90 - A divorce must not be granted unless the plaintiff has been a resident of the state one year, and of the county in which the action is brought three months, next preceding the commencement of the action...
Page 34 - Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as the word of God and the only infallible rule of faith and practice...
Page 388 - ... it is with the deepest regret that I recollect in my manhood the opportunities of learning which I neglected in my youth ; that through every part of my literary career I have felt pinched and hampered by my own ignorance ; and that I would at this moment give half the reputation I have had the good fortune to acquire, if by doing so I could rest the remaining part upon a sound foundation of learning and science.

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