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 220 - He was a fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh, and an associate of several scientific institutions abroad.
Side 358 - I cannot quit Greece while there is a chance of my being of (even supposed) utility. There is a stake worth millions such as I am ; and while I can stand at all, I must stand by the cause. "While I say this, I am aware of the difficulties, and dissensions, and defects, of the Greeks themselves : but allowance must be made for them by all reasonable people.
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 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 :* as, payment of rent ; performance of covenants in a deed ; or repayment of a principal sum of money borrowed of the obligee, with interest, which principal sum is usually one half of the penal sum specified in the bond. In case this condition is not performed, the bond becomes...
Side 251 - ... spontaneously; but if a man plants ten of them in his lifetime, which he may do in about an hour, he will as completely fulfil his duty to his own and future generations, as the native of our less temperate climate can do by ploughing in the cold of winter, and reaping in the summer's heat, as often as these seasons return; even if, after he has procured bread for his present household, he should convert a surplus into money, and lay it up for his children.
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 179 - It is about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth, but contracts at both ends.
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...
Side 200 - Borgia for the compliance of his father with the duchy of Valentinois, a body-guard of 100 men, and 20,000 livres a year, and promised to aid him in his projects of conquest. In 1499 Caesar married a daughter of King John of Navarre, and accompanied Louis XII.

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