Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers' Encyclopaedia, with Copious Additions by American Editors, Volume 11

American Book Exchange, 1881

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Pagina 63 - Original Sin standeth not in the following of Adam, (as the Pelagians do vainly talk;) but it is the fault and corruption of the Nature of every man, that naturally is engendered of the offspring of Adam; whereby man is very far gone from original righteousness, and is of his own nature inclined to evil, so that the flesh lusteth always contrary to the spirit; and therefore in every person born into this world, it deserveth God's wrath and damnation.
Pagina 312 - Will you solemnly promise and swear to govern the people of this kingdom of England, and the dominions thereto belonging, according to the statutes in parliament agreed on, and the laws and customs of the same?
Pagina 323 - The Committee of Public Accounts is appointed by the House of Commons to examine "the accounts showing the appropriation of the sums granted by Parliament to meet the public expenditure, and of such other accounts laid before Parliament as the committee may think fit
Pagina 355 - Pigeons have been killed in the neighbourhood of New York, with their crops full of rice, which they must have collected in the fields of Georgia and Carolina, these districts being the nearest in which they could possibly have procured a supply of that kind of food.
Pagina 63 - They being the root of all mankind, the guilt of this sin was imputed, and the same death in sin and corrupted nature conveyed to all their posterity, descending frum them by ordinary generation.
Pagina 121 - ... from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea ; scattered through a large body of sand or clay ; and in this state it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko,
Pagina 8 - One of these pills being put into the small tube that projects from the side of the opium pipe, that tube is applied to a lamp, and the pill being lighted is consumed at one whiff or inflation of the lungs, attended with a whistling noise. The smoke is never emitted by the mouth, but usually receives vent through the nostrils.
Pagina 321 - Le roy remercie ses bons sujets, accepte leur benevolence, et ainsi le veult.' In the case of an act of grace, which has originated with the crown, there was, till lately, no further expression of the royal assent ; but the Clerk of the Parliaments, having read its title, said :
Pagina 315 - Lords, the Lord Chancellor acquaints the House that ' her Majesty, not thinking it fit to be personally present here this day, had been pleased to cause a commission to be issued under the Great Seal, in order to the opening and holding of the parliament.
Pagina 324 - ... employment for himself or for any other person for voting or agreeing to vote, or for refraining or agreeing to refrain from voting at any election; 2.

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