The penny cyclopędia [ed. by G. Long]., Volume 26

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George Long
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Page 65 - ... be from henceforth clearly deemed and adjudged to be in him or them that have, or hereafter shall have, such use, confidence or trust, after such quality, manner, form and condition as they had before, in or to the use, confidence or trust that was in them.
Page 103 - The real price of every thing, what every thing really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it.
Page 108 - At the present day, however, we even more commonly use another name for this peculiar liquid — namely, " alcohol," and its origin is not less singular. The Dutch physician, Van Helmont, lived in the latter part of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth century — in the transition period between alchemy and chemistry — and was rather more alchemist than chemist. Appended to his
Page 17 - President of the United States is the President of the Senate, in which body he has only a casting vote, which is given in case of an equal division of the votes of the Senators. In his absence a President, pro tempore, is chosen by the Senate.
Page 171 - Veda, prove the author to have adored (not the visible material sun, but) that divine and incomparably greater light, to use the words of the most venerable text in the Indian scripture, which illumines all, delights all, from which all proceed, to which all must return, and which alone can irradiate (not our visual organs merely, but our souls and) our intellects.
Page 106 - Chile, when my servant, noticing that one of the horses was very restive, went to see what was the matter, and fancying he could distinguish something, suddenly put his hand on the beast's withers, and secured the vampire.
Page 9 - It has been a maxim with me," he added, " during my administration, to encourage the trade of the American colonies to the utmost latitude : nay, it has been necessary to pass over some irregularities in their trade with Europe ; for, by encouraging them to an extensive, growing...
Page 65 - ... in fee simple fee tail for term of life or for years or otherwise...
Page 268 - ... to the West Indies. He was pleased with an opportunity to remove such a troublesome censor from the house of commons ; and, perhaps, he was not without hope, that Vernon would disgrace himself and his party, by failing in the exploit he had undertaken.
Page 113 - This, perhaps, is the most capital of all his works, in respect to the variety and extensiveness of the design, and the judicious disposition of the whole. In the efforts which the thieves make to disengage themselves from the cross he has successfully encountered the difficulty of the art, and the expression of grief and resignation in the Virgin is admirable.

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