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Side 13 - Christian, is a blessing to which the futurity of mortal man has a claim of more than mortal promise; if the Spirit of Evil is, before the final consummation of things, to be cast down from his dominion over men, and bound in the chains of a thousand years, the foretaste here of man's eternal felicity, then this system of common instruments to accomplish all the changes of social and friendly commerce, will furnish the links of sympathy between the inhabitants of the most distant regions; the meter...
Side 153 - SECTION 1. It shall be the duty of the president or, in his absence, of one of the vice-presidents...
Side 153 - Government may appoint ; and they shall continue in office for the term of one year, or until their successors are elected and qualified to take their places.
Side 13 - Uniformity of weights and measures, permanent, universal uniformity, adapted to the nature of things, to the physical organization, and to the moral improvement of man, would be a blessing of such transcendent magnitude, that, if there existed upon earth a combination of power and will adequate to accomplish the result by the energy of a single act, the being who should exercise it would be among the greatest of benefactors of the human race.
Side 151 - Association, with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, liabilities, and restrictions, set forth in the forty-fourth chapter of the Revised Statutes...
Side 13 - But if man upon earth be an improvable being; if that universal peace which was the object of a Saviour's mission, which is the desire of the philosopher, the longing of the philanthropist, the trembling hope of the Christian, is a blessing to which the futurity of mortal man has a claim of more than mortal promise; if the Spirit of Evil is, before the final consummation of things, to be cast down from his dominion over men, and bound in the chains of a thousand years, the foretaste here of man's...
Side 151 - What force is to be given to the words, "may hold real and personal estate to an amount not exceeding one million five hundred thousand dollars"?
Side 14 - ALEXANDER (JH). Universal Dictionary of Weights and Measures, Ancient and Modern, reduced to the Standards of the United States of America.
Side 41 - ... this principle, what has long since been stigmatized as barbarous violence on land, to rob of their liberty and property private individuals peacefully pursuing their avocations, to seize and destroy merchant ships with their cargo, to detain their crews as prisoners international law in naval warfare still permits ; Considering further that a consciousness of the injustice of this procedure is already felt on all sides ; that the " Declaration " of the Congress at Paris of the...
Side 153 - Committee, and to keep a record of their doings ; to conduct all correspondence, and to carry into execution all orders, votes, and resolves not otherwise committed ; to keep a list of the members of the Association...

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