Encyclopædia 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; on the Basis of the Seventh Edition of the German Conversations - Lexicon, Volum 11

Francis Lieber
Carey, Lea & Carey, 1832

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Side 110 - ... multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first for the answer, which will always be of the same denomination as ftie third term.
Side 4 - An estate in reversion is the residue of an estate left in the grantor, to commence in possession after the determination of some particular estate granted out by him.
Side 276 - The Lady of the Lake (1810), the Vision of Don Roderick (.1811), Rokeby (1812), Lord of the Isles (1814), Harold the Dauntless, and the Bridal of Triermain, the two latter of which appeared anonymously, with some other works of less merit, marked his brilliant poetical career.
Side 156 - Yet notwithstanding, all parsons, vicars, and curates, shall teach and declare unto their parishioners, that they may with a safe and quiet conscience, after their common prayer in the time of harvest, labour upon the holy and festival days, and save that thing which God hath sent ; and if for any scrupulosity or grudge of conscience, men should superstitiously abstain from working upon those days, that then they should grievously offend and displease God.
Side 561 - ... her ladyship's evinced a degree of genius that astonished me, and was couched in such forcible and energetic language as to impress me with the idea that I was conversing with a woman of no ordinary intellect. The peculiarity of...
Side 51 - Was there ever yet any thing written by mere man that was wished longer by its readers, excepting Don Quixote, Robinson Crusoe, and the Pilgrim's Progress?
Side 277 - In 1673, he was presented by his college to a living, but recalled the following year, and made professor of theology. His great exertions, both in this capacity and as a preacher, threw him into a consumption, and he died, greatly lamented, in 1678, at the early age of twenty-eight. He was the author of an eloquent and able work, entitled, The Life of God in the Soul of Man...
Side 16 - Basle to the sea, and enables the inhabitants of its banks to exchange the rich and various products of its shores ; whose cities, famous for commerce, science, and works of strength, which furnish protection to Germany, are also famous as the seats of Roman colonies, and of ecclesiastical councils, and are associated with many of the most important events recorded in the history of mankind...
Side 114 - MD, was born on the 24th December, 1745 (old style), near Philadelphia, and, in 1759, entered the college of Princeton, where he graduated, in 1760, before he had completed his fifteenth year. The next six years of his life were devoted to the study of medicine. During his novitiate, he translated the aphorisms of Hippocrates into English, and also began to keep a note-book of remarkable occurrences, which he con-
Side 227 - Wernerite is in crystals doubly terminated, of a greenish-gray color; from which Nuttallite scarcely differs, except that the crystals have a tinge of blue, and are slightly chatoyant. The following results, relative to the chemical composition of scapolite, were obtained, 1.

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