Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics, and Biography, Brought Down to the Present Time; Including a Copious Collection of Original Articles in American Biography; on the Basis of the Seventh Edition of the German Conversations-lexicon, Volume 9

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Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford
Desilver, Thomas, & Company, 1835 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
 

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Page 412 - At the end of the fifteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth century, society was in a state of excitement.
Page 239 - Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission...
Page 218 - Amsterdam, whose commerce, at the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth century...
Page 481 - ... tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile. But glory, honour, and peace to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile : for there is no respect of persons with God.
Page 274 - With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you ; I most devoutly wish that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy as your former ones have been glorious and honorable.
Page 188 - Christ, as a living witness of the divine power of Christianity ; as a school of Christian experience ; a voice, sounding through the ages, of instruction, of doctrine, and of reproof, for all who are disposed to listen ; this, from the earliest period, has been the leading aim of my life and studies.
Page 519 - FORCES is a term used to denote the composition of forces, or the finding a single force that shall be equivalent to two or more given forces when acting in given directions.
Page 239 - Virginia: Do by these Presents, solemnly and mutually in the Presence of God and one another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil Body Politic, for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid...
Page 53 - Maygame and morris consisted of the following characters: Robin Hood, Little John, Friar Tuck, Maid Marian, the queen or lady of the May, the fool, the piper, and several dancers, variously habited. A hobby-horse and a dragon were afterwards added. In the reign of Henry VIII, the morris-dancers were dressed in gilt leather and silver paper, and sometimes in coats of white and spangled fustian.
Page 205 - ... bereave the parents of their first hopes, they will construct another, even when summer is far advanced, upon the model of their first erection, and with the same precautions against severe weather, when all necessity for such provision has ceased, and the usual temperature of the season rather requires coolness and a free circulation of air.

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