The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention, Volume 3
Werner Company, 1907 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 276 - ... any body politic or corporate whatsoever, erected or to be erected, or for any other persons whatsoever united or to be united in covenants or partnership, exceeding the number of six persons, in that part of Great Britain called England, to borrow, owe, or take up any sum or sums of money on their bills or notes payable at demand, or at any less time than six months from the borrowing thereof...
Page 246 - C'est qu'on fut malheureux de ne pouvoir vous plaire. VADIUS Il faut qu'en écoutant j'aie eu l'esprit distrait, Ou bien que le lecteur m'ait gâté le sonnet. Mais laissons ce discours et voyons ma ballade. TRISSOTIN La ballade, à mon goût, est une chose fade. Ce n'en est plus la mode ; elle sent son vieux temps.
Page 182 - I have been no avaricious oppressor of the people. I have been no haughty, or intolerable, or hateful man, in my conversation or carriage : I have inherited no hatred from my father, but am a good patriot born. Whence should this be ? For these are the things that use to raise dislikes abroad.
Page 188 - But the induction which is to be available for the discovery and demonstration of sciences and arts must analyse nature by proper rejections and exclusions, and then, after a sufficient number of negatives, come to a conclusion on the affirmative instances...
Page 78 - One man, when he has done a service to another, is ready to set it down to his account as a favor conferred. Another is not ready to do this, but still in his own mind he thinks of the man as his debtor, and he knows what he has done. A third in a manner does not even know what he has done, I but he is like a vine which has produced grapes, and ( seeks for nothing more after it has once produced its proper fruit.
Page 182 - It resteth therefore that, without fig-leaves, I do ingenuously confess and acknowledge that having understood the particulars of the charge, not formally from the House but enough to inform my conscience and memory, I find matter sufficient and full both to move me to desert the defence and to move your Lordships to condemn and censure me.
Page 56 - That gravity should be innate, inherent and essential to matter so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another is to me so great an absurdity...
Page 45 - It cannot have escaped the attention of the reader, that this method of making the defendant answer upon oath to a criminal charge, is not agreeable to the genius of the common law in any other instance...
Page 267 - Heads of Colleges only, and by no others, in the room adjoining to the PrintingHouse, between the hours of ten in the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St. Mary's in Oxford, between the commencement of the last month in Lent Term, and the end of the third week in Act Term.