Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages and Nations

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906 - Chronology, Historical - 1584 pages
 

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p. 598 104 Nobles sign a declaration against duelling (1906);

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Page 52 - from joining in hostilities against its ally. Art. 3. If in the above event any other Power or Powers should join in hostilities against that ally, the other High Contracting Party will come to its assistance, and will conduct the war in common, and make
Page 125 - A London company was formed in 1308, and incorporated, 1462. This union was partially dissolved in 1540, and wholly so in 1745. " No person using any shaving or barbery in London shall occupy any surgery, letting of blood, or other matter, except only drawing of teeth.
Page 52 - arising in China or Korea, and necessitating the intervention nf either of the High Contracting Parties for the protection of the lives and property of its subjects. Art.
Page 100 - to the Austrian ambassador :—"I regret that our relations with your government are not as good as formerly, but I beg of you to tell the emperor that my personal sentiments for him have not changed
Page 249 - a substance excellently adapted to the purpose of wiping from paper the marks of a black lead pencil." It was sold at the rate of 3. the cubic half-inch
Page 52 - it will be admissible for either of them to take such measures as may be indispensable in order to safeguard those interests if threatened either
Page 385 - Conference adopted a resolution declaring the universal day to be the mean solar day, beginning, for all the world, at the moment of mean midnight of the initial meridian, coinciding with the beginning of the civil day, and
Page 316 - Patrick, fixed a bishopric at Clogher, where he also built an abbey "in the street before the royal seat of the kings of Ergal." He died in 506. Clogher takes its name from a golden stone, from which, in times of paganism, the devil used to pronounce juggling answers, like the oracles of Apollo
Page 314 - defrayed out of the profits of lord Clarendon's History of the Rebellion, the copyright of which was given to the university by his son. The original building was converted into a museum,
Page 154 - II., king of France, was frightened from the siege of Sens by the ringing of the bells of St. Stephen's church. The second excerption of our king Egbert commands every priest, at the proper hours, to sound the bells of

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