Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature, Volum 1

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Edward Augustus Kendall
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, 1811
 

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Side 51 - Zodiac are Aries : Taurus : Gemini : Cancer : Leo : Virgo : Libra : Scorpio : Sagittarius...
Side 114 - PRINTER to learn his Art and with him after the Manner of an Apprentice to serve...
Side 123 - We are spirits. That bodies should be lent us, while they can afford us pleasure, assist us in acquiring knowledge, or doing good to our fellow creatures, is a kind and benevolent act of God.
Side 162 - His lordship thought also in this present fable to have composed a frame of laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth ; but foreseeing it would be a long work, his desire of collecting the natural history diverted him, which he preferred many degrees before it.
Side 109 - God, (r) or should assert or maintain there are more gods than one, or should deny the Christian religion to be true, or the Holy Scriptures to be of divine authority...
Side 357 - And, lastly, (which alone would have merited the title that it bears, of the great charter,) it protected every individual of the nation in the free enjoyment of his life, his liberty, and his property, unless declared to be forfeited by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land.
Side 339 - On this glass was depicted, in chiaroscuro, a string of several thousands of pilasters, all equal in altitude, distance, and degree of light and shade. In a moment they lost half their height, and bent into arcades .like Roman aqueducts. A long cornice was next formed on the top, and above it rose castles innumerable, all perfectly alike. These soon split into towers, which were shortly after lost in colonnades, and, at last, ended in pines, cypresses, and other trees, even and similar. This was...
Side 124 - That lies in old wood like a hare in her form ; With teeth or with claws it will bite or will scratch, And chambermaids christen this worm a deathwatch ; Because like a watch it always cries click ; Then woe be to those in the house who are sick : For, as sure as a gun, they will give up the ghost, If the maggot cries click when it scratches the post.
Side 51 - The ram, the bull, the heavenly twins, And next the crab the lion shines, The virgin and the scales, The scorpion, archer, and sea-goat, The man that holds the watering-pot, And fish with glittering tails.
Side 428 - ... 3. In most places he had a power of devising lands by will, before the statute for that purpose was made. 4. The lands descend not to the eldest, youngest, or any one son only, but to all the sons together; which was indeed anciently the most usual course of descent all over England, though in particular places particular customs prevailed.

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