The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 2

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Hugh Chisholm
At the University Press, 1910 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 211 - Court upon any question, howsoever arising, as to the limits inter se of the Constitutional powers of the Commonwealth and those of any State or States, or as to the limits inter se of the Constitutional powers of any two or more States...
Page 222 - The officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against the Government of the United States until properly [exchanged], and each company or regimental commander to sign a like parole for the men of their commands.
Page 67 - I believe sleep was never more welcome to a weary traveller, than death was to her...
Page 23 - Complete Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation : being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds. Fish and Fishing, written by IZAAK WALTON ; and Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear Stream, by CHARLES COTTON.
Page 74 - America," and not for countries outside of their limits. The guarantees it affords against accusation of capital or infamous crimes, except by indictment or presentment by a grand jury, and for an impartial trial by a jury when thus accused, apply only to citizens and others within, the United States, or who are brought there for trial for...
Page 110 - The link by which they are connected is of a higher and immaterial nature ; and their connexion is to be sought in the view of the Creator Himself, whose aim in forming the earth, in allowing it to undergo the successive changes which geology has pointed out, and in creating successively all the different types of animals which have passed away, was to introduce man upon its surface. Man is the end towards which all the animal creation has tended from the first appearance of the first Palaeozoic...
Page 119 - And it waxed great, even to the host of heaven ; and it cast down some of the host and of the stars to the ground, and stamped upon them.
Page 112 - Many of these are of so unimportant or of so singular a nature, that it is extremely improbable that they should have been independently acquired by aboriginally distinct species or races. The same remark holds good with equal or greater force with respect to the numerous points of mental similarity between the most distinct races of man.
Page 80 - I do not seek to understand, in order that I may believe; but I believe, that I may understand.
Page 172 - But of that day or that hour knoweth no one, not even the angels in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father.

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