The Historians' History of the World, Volume 15

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Henry Smith Williams
History association, 1907 - World history
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Page 594 - Ordinance the existing condition of villainage of those villains with their wives and children who possess their peasant-holdings by hereditary tenures of whatever kind ceases entirely both with its rights and duties. XII. From Martinmas, 1810, ceases all villainage in Our entire States. From Martinmas, 1810, there shall be only free persons, as this is already the case upon the Domains in all Our provinces ; free persons, however, still subject, as a matter of course, to all the obligations which...
Page 601 - Each state bordering on the rivers is to be at the expense of keeping in good repair the towing paths which pass through its territory, and of maintaining the necessary works through the same extent in the channels of the river, in order that no obstacle may be experienced to the navigation.
Page 602 - His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Baden, and His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine for those parts of the Grand Duchy of Hesse...
Page 157 - I mounted the throne, the desire of having you here, that you might put our Berlin Academy into the shape you alone are capable of giving it. Come then, come and insert into this wild crabtree the graft of the Sciences, that it may bear fruit.
Page 599 - The provinces of Chablais and Faucigny, and the whole of the territory of Savoy to the north of Ugine, belonging to His Majesty the King of Sardinia, shall form a part of the neutrality of Switzerland, as recognized and guaranteed by all the Powers.
Page 541 - I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, And in his word do I hope.
Page 601 - Duties, the number of which shall be reduced as much as possible, shall be determined upon in the above Regulation, and no change shall afterwards be made, but by common consent, unless any of the States bordering on the Rivers should wish to diminish the number of those which exclusively belong to the same.
Page 601 - Tariff shall, however, be prepared in such a manner as to encourage commerce by facilitating navigation; for which purpose the Duties established upon the Rhine, and now in force on that River, may serve as an approximating rule for its construction. The Tariff...
Page 574 - I say to thee that thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven ; and whatsoever thou shalt bind upon earth, shall be bound also in heaven ; and whatsoever thou shalt loose upon earth, shall be loosed also in heaven.
Page 596 - Prussia, for all their possessions which anciently belonged to the German Empire ; The King of Denmark, for the Duchy of Holstein ; And the King of the Netherlands, for the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg ; establish among themselves a perpetual Confederation, which shall be called ' The Germanic Confederation '-1 Object of this Confederation.