Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics and Biography, a New Ed.; Including a Copious Collection of Original Articles in American Biography; on the Basis of the 7th Ed. of the German Conversations-lexicon, Volume 8
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Page 82 - And that in the most holy sacrament of the Eucharist, there is truly, really, and substantially the body and blood, together with the SOUL and DIVINITY of our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 487 - Texas by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals...
Page 75 - It is near six inches in length from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail, the former being about half an inch, and the latter two inches and a half.
Page 370 - To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction: or, the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal, and directed to contrary parts.
Page 370 - The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed.
Page 309 - States, but shall so far consider himself as counsel for the prisoner, after the said prisoner shall have made his plea, as to object to any leading question to any of the witnesses, or any question to the prisoner, the answer to which might tend to criminate himself...
Page 487 - ... shall be elected by the written votes of the captains and subalterns of their respective regiments ; the...
Page 507 - The standard scale, which consists of 10 common minerals arranged in order of increasing hardness, is as follows: 1. Talc 2. Gypsum 3. Calcite 4. Fluorite 5. Apatite 6. Feldspar 7. Quartz 8. Topaz 9. Corundum 10. Diamond By using the above reference minerals, the hardness of an unknown mineral can be determined.