Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, Volume 55

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Page 303 - Contracting Parties, and which it may not have been possible to settle by diplomacy, shall be referred to the Permanent Court of Arbitration established at The Hague by the Convention of the 29th July, 1899, provided, nevertheless, that they do not affect the vital interests, the independence, or the honor of the two Contracting States, and do not concern the interests of third parties.
Page 303 - Differences which may arise of a legal nature or relating to the interpretation of treaties existing between the two Contracting parties...
Page 290 - I have yet seen, — I feel so sure that the blue ape without a tail will never rival us in poetry, painting, and music, — that I see no reason whatever why justice may not be done to the few fragments of soul, and tatters of understanding, which they may really possess. I have sometimes, perhaps, felt a little uneasy at Exeter 'Change, from contrasting the monkeys with the 'prentice boys who are teasing them ; but a few pages of Locke, or a few lines of Milton, have always restored me to tranquillity,...
Page 482 - No, my noble lord, It is not for you : I have heard it over, And it is nothing, nothing in the world ; Unless you can find sport in their intents, Extremely stretch'd, and conn'd with cruel pain, To do you service. The. I will hear that play ; For never anything can be amiss When simpleness and duty tender it.
Page 300 - It appears to Her Majesty's Government, that neither of these questions could be put to a foreign Government with any regard to the dignity and character of the British Crown and the British nation. "Her Majesty's Government are the sole guardians of their own honor.
Page 301 - Government, in order to evince its desire of strengthening the friendly relations between the two countries and of making satisfactory provision for the future...
Page 302 - Independently of this recourse, the contracting Powers deem it expedient and desirable that one or more Powers, strangers to the dispute, should, on their own initiative and as far as circumstances may allow, offer their good offices or mediation to the States at variance.
Page xl - That there be formed a National Research Council, whose purpose shall be to bring into cooperation existing governmental, educational, industrial, and other research organizations, with the object of encouraging the investigation of natural phenomena, the increased use of scientific research in the development of American industries, the employment of scientific methods in strengthening the national defense, and such other applications of science as will promote the national security and welfare...
Page 478 - I do remember him at Clement's Inn, like a man made after supper of a cheese-paring : when he was naked, he was, for all the world, like a forked radish, with a head fantastically carved upon it with a knife...
Page 302 - In case of serious disagreement or dispute, before an appeal to arms, the Contracting Powers agree to have recourse, as far as circumstances allow, to the good offices or mediation of one or more friendly Powers.

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