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Page 524 - The right of postli minium,' says Vattel. ' is that in virtue of which persons and things taken by the enemy are restored to former state when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
Page 518 - And if ethics comes into consideration, it is in connection with the morals of parliamentary strife or of candidates' professions, or of electoral corruptions. Yet it needs but to look at the definition of politics (" that part of ethics which consists in the regulation and government of a nation or state, for the preservation of its safety, peace, and prosperity "), to see that the current conception fails by omitting the chief part.
Page 667 - Zeno, who taught that men should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submit without complaint to the unavoidable necessity by which all things seem to be governed.
Page 503 - Bearing in mind simply its most elementary division, we find that philosophy is the love of, and search after, wisdom, "the knowledge of phenomena as explained by, and resolved into, causes and reasons, powers and laws.
Page 483 - PANORA'MA, a picture in which all the objects of nature that are visible from a single point are represented on the interior surface of a round or cylindrical wall, the point of view being in the axis of the cylinder.
Page 458 - Nones, (1) in the Roman calendar, the fifth day of the months January, February, April, June, August, September, November, and December, and the seventh day of March, May, July, and October. The tioncs were so called as falling on the ninth day before the ides, both days included.
Page 527 - ... another. Precipitate. Any matter which, having been dissolved in a fluid, falls to the bottom of the vessel on the addition of some other substance capable of producing a decomposition of the compound, in consequence of its attraction either for the menstruum, or for the matter which was before held in solution.
Page 483 - the doctrine that the universe taken or conceived of as a whole is God, or the doctrine that there is no God but the combined forces and laws which are manifested in the existing universe.
Page 561 - But this consequence was quickly retorted upon those that imagined it ; for they who denied the metamorphosis of the bread and wine into the real body and blood of Christ...