Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics and Biography, Brought Down to the Present Time; Including a Copious Collection of Original Articles in American Biography, Volum 2

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford
Carey, Lea & Carey, 1830

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Side 327 - The offence of burglary at common law is defined to be ' a breaking and entering the dwelling-house of another in the night, with intent to commit some felony within the same, whether such felonious intent be executed or not.
Side 179 - On a narrow neck of land, near the south-eastern extremity of the island, stands the city, which is about a mile in length and a quarter of a mile in breadth.
Side 358 - His lordship did indeed make several efforts to speak, but could only repeat two or three words at a time, such as, ' My wife ! my child! my sister! you know all — you must say all — you know my wishes ;' the rest was quite unintelligible.
Side 106 - And they do claim, demand and insist upon all and singular the premises as their undoubted rights and liberties...
Side 388 - And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
Side 68 - ... by the immediate act of God, according to certain rules. termed laws of nature, from which he never deviates : and that the steady adherence of the Supreme Spirit to these rules is what constitutes the reality of things to his creatures...
Side 130 - Whoever wilfully blasphemes the holy name of God by denying, cursing, or contumeliously reproaching God, his creation, government or final judging of the world...
Side 228 - ... left, and terminates at the right ; the second runs in an opposite direction, from the right to the left ; the third, again, from the left, and so on alternately.
Side 182 - If this be all, the bond is called a single one, simplex obligatio; but there is generally a condition added, that if the obligor does some particular act, the obligation shall be void, or else shall remain in full force...
Side 186 - In 1538, he was nominated bishop of Hereford, being then ambassador at Paris; but, before his consecration, he was translated to the see of London. At the time of the death of Henry, he was ambassador to the emperor Charles V, but returned the same year, when, refusing to take the oath of supremacy, he was deprived of his bishopric, to which, however, he was restored, on making submission. Still continuing to act with contumacy, he was, after a long trial, once more deprived of his see, and committed...

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