Works, Volume 8

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J. Stockdale, 1807
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Page 516 - In the mean while, spend an hour every morning in the next fortnight, in learning to prime and load expeditiously, and to fire and charge with bayonet firmly and regularly.
Page 514 - G. I applaud you, and trust that your example will be followed by millions. Another word before we part. Recollect your opinion about your club in the village, and tell me what ought to be the consequence if the King alone were to insist on making laws, or on altering them at his will and pleasure. F. He, too, must be expelled. G. Oh ! but think of his standing army, and of the militia, which now are his in substance, though ours in form.
Page 161 - Calcutta ; provided that their inheritance and succession to lands, rents, and goods, and all matters of contract and dealing" between party and party, shall be determined, in the case of...
Page 145 - The three worlds, the four classes of men, and ' their four distinct orders, with all that has been, ' all that is, and all that will be, are made known by 'the Veda: 98.
Page 396 - From whence it appears, that if goods are let out for a reward, the hirer is bound to the utmost diligence, such as the most diligent father of a family uses; and if he uses that, he shall be discharged.
Page 368 - Septimus, no man who is not a lawyer would ever know how to act, and no man who is a lawyer would, in many instances, know what to advise, unless courts were bound by authority, as firmly as ,the pagan deities were supposed to be bound by the decrees of fate.
Page 24 - By a son a man obtains victory over all people; by a son's son he enjoys immortality; and afterwards by the son of that grandson he reaches the solar abode.
Page 53 - What prince could gain wealth by oppressing those who, if angry, could frame other worlds, and regents of worlds ; could give being to new gods and mortals...
Page 36 - younger brothers, if they have made a due progress 1X- 'in learning ; 205. ' And if all of them, being unlearned, acquire ' property before partition by their own labour, there ' shall be an equal division of that property without ' regard to the jirst-bom ; for it was not the wealth ' of their father: this rule is clearly settled. 206. ' Wealth, however, acquired by learning, be...
Page 8 - Neither by sale nor desertion can a wife be released from her husband : thus we fully acknowledge the law enacted of old by the Lord of creatures. 47. Once is the partition of an inheritance made ; once is a damsel given in marriage; and once does a man say "I give :" these three are, by good men, done once for all and irrevocably.

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