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Alexander McCay, 1847 - Best books - 580 pages
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Page 73 - God is not a man, that he should lie;. neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it ? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?
Page 355 - The squares of the periods of revolution of any two planets are proportional to the cubes of their mean distances from the sun.
Page 112 - All bills for raising revenue must originate in the house of representatives ; but the senate may propose or concur with amendments, as on other bills.
Page 320 - The question being thus stated, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first ; and the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer sought.
Page 334 - In spherical triangles, the sines of the sides are proportional to the sines of the opposite angles. In...
Page 113 - Congress is empowered in general ' to raise and support armies;' and by the second section of the second article, the president is appointed commander-in-chief of the army and navy, and of the militia when called into the service of the United .States.
Page 112 - Indian tribes; to fix the standard of weights and measures ; to establish post-offices and post-roads ; to declare war ; to raise and support armies ; to provide and maintain a navy...
Page 115 - States provides that the United States shall guaranty to every State in the Union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion, and, on the application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened), against domestic violence.
Page 329 - A polygon is said to be thus inscribed, when all its vertices lie in the circumference : and it is said to be circumscribed about the circle, when all its sides are tangent to the circumference. The ratio of the diameter of a circle to its circumference, is nearly as 7 to 22 ; more nearly as 113 to 355; and still more nearly as 1 to 3-141596. The measure of a circle, is the product of the circumference by half the radius ; or of half the circumference by half the diameter. 4. The study of Solid...
Page 113 - He shall be removed from his office on impeachment by the House of representatives, and conviction by the Senate, for treason or bribery, and in case of his removal as aforesaid, death, absence, resignation or inability to discharge the powers or duties of his office the Vice President shall exercise those powers and duties until another President be chosen, or until the inability of the President be removed.

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