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Side 175 - Thoth. A Romance. By JOSEPH SHIELD NICHOLSON, MA, D.Sc., Professor of Commercial and Political Economy and Mercantile Law in the University of Edinburgh. Third Edition. Crown 8vo, 4s.
Side 383 - em, I buried 'em all I can't dig deep, I am old - in the night by the churchyard wall. My Willy...
Side 131 - Thomas, who was nominated a Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George in 1869, was twice married, first, in 1883, to Jane— daughter of the late Mr.
Side 10 - When we look about us towards external objects, and consider the operation of causes, we are never able, in a single instance, to discover any power or necessary connection ; any quality which binds the effect to the cause, and renders the one an infallible consequence of the other. We only find that the one does actually in fact follow the other.
Side 230 - Esq., of the Bengal Civil Service, to be a Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Fort William, in Bengal, in the place of Sir Louis Stewart Jackson, CIE — 23.
Side 18 - Ministers have hitherto been enabled to secure that peace, so necessary to the welfare of all civilised countries, and so peculiarly the interest of our own. But this ineffable blessing cannot be obtained by the passive principle of non-interference. Peace rests on the presence, not to say the ascendency, of England in the Councils of Europe. Even at this moment, the doubt, supposed to be inseparable from popular election, if it does not diminish, certainly arrests her influence, and is a main reason...
Side 232 - Knight of the said most noble order, and duly invested with the ensigns thereof, full power and authority to exercise all rights and privileges belonging to a Knight Companion of the said most noble order of the Garter in as full and ample a manner as if his Imperial Majesty had been formally installed— any decree, rule, or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
Side 20 - That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.
Side 333 - The Republican party, adhering to the principles affirmed by its last National Convention of respect for the constitutional rules governing appointments to office, adopts the declaration of President Hayes that the reform of the civil service should be thorough, radical and complete. To this end it demands the co-operation of the legislative with the executive departments of the Government, and that Congress shall so legislate that fitness, ascertained by proper practical tests, shall admit to the...
Side 42 - Barre, a peerage, a pension, and the unusual honour of a seat in the Cabinet as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, for Mr. Dunning, both his intimate friends and chief supporters in the House of Commons ; besides an understood obligation on the part of Mr.

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