Lives of the Founders of the British Museum: With Notices of Its Chief Augmentors and Other Benefactors, 1570-1870, 2. kötet

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Trübner and Company, 1884 - 780 oldal

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685. oldal - The present capacity of taking effect in possession, if the possession were to become vacant, and not the certainty that the possession will become vacant before the estate limited in remainder determines, universally distinguishes a vested remainder from one that is contingent.
510. oldal - If a man spends lavishly on his library, you call him mad - a bibliomaniac. But you never call any one a horsemaniac, though men ruin themselves every day by their horses, and you do not hear of people ruining themselves by their books.
406. oldal - Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermilion, girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity...
655. oldal - The estates are not given to any particular children 'by name, but to such children as shall attain the age of twenty-one years ; until they have attained that age, no one completely answers the description which the testator has given of those who are to be devisees under his will, and therefore, there is no person in whom the estates can vest.
750. oldal - A. (a male) for life, and after his death to such of his children as shall attain the age of twenty-one years, or indeed in the сане of a devise or bequest simply to the children of A.
406. oldal - I do love these ancient ruins. We never tread upon them but we set Our foot upon some reverend history; And, questionless, here in this open court, Which now lies naked to the injuries Of stormy weather, some men lie...
141. oldal - MD's letter? one of these oddcome-shortlies. This is a week old, you see, and no farther - yet. Mr Harley desired I would dine with him again today ; but I refused him, for I fell out with him yesterday, and will not see him again till he makes me amends ; and so I go to bed.
688. oldal - proceeds upon the supposition that, though the ulterior devise is in terms not to take effect in possession until the decease of the prior devisee, if tenant for life, yet that, in point of fact, it is to be read as a limitation of a remainder to take effect in every event which removes the prior estate out of the way.
129. oldal - tis a soul like thine : A soul supreme, in each hard instance tried, Above all pain, all passion, and all pride, The rage of power, the blast of public breath, The lust of lucre, and the dread of death.

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