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Page 161 - We have also a more sure word of prophecy ; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts : Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.
Page 15 - Eliz. c. 2, to be punished by six months' imprisonment, and treble damages to the party injured. Maintenance. 12. Maintenance is an offence that bears a near relation to the former, being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting either party, with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it; a practice that was greatly encouraged by the first introduction of uses.
Page 145 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 104 - His publications amount to 382, some of them being of huge dimensions. His reading was prodigious ; his research exceedingly diversified and curious. He was born in Boston, Feb. 12, 1663, and graduated at Harvard college in 1678. In 1684, he was ordained minister of the North church in Boston, as colleague of Jus father.
Page 9 - Tyndall accordingly concludes that " if the arrangement of the component particles of any body be such as to present different degrees of proximity in different directions, then the line of closest proximity, other circumstances being equal, will be that chosen by the respective forces for the exhibition of their greatest energy. If the mass be [para] magnetic, this line will stand axial; if diamagnetic, equatorial."2 1 Tyndall on Diamagnetism, p.
Page 107 - ... reached through a long and circuitous route. In the abrupt change which here occurs, a marked difference is exhibited, while the process is going on, in the optical and other physical properties of the carbonic acid which has collapsed into the smaller volume, and of the carbonic acid not yet altered. There is no difficulty here, therefore, in distinguishing between the liquid and the gas. But in other cases the distinction cannot be made ; and under many of the conditions I have described it...
Page 91 - Their apparel was rich, but too light and courtezan-like for such great ones. Instead of vizzards, their faces and arms up to the elbows were painted black ; which was disguise sufficient, for they were hard to be known ; but it became them nothing so well as their red and white ; and you cannot imagine a more ugly sight than a troop of leancheeked Moors.
Page 5 - In this clause are clearly contained the writ of habeas corpus, and the trial by jury, — the most effectual securities against oppression, which the wisdom of man has hitherto been able to devise.
Page 91 - Their appearance was rich, but too light and courtesan tesan-like for such great ones. Instead of vizards, their faces and arms up to the elbows were painted black, which was disguise sufficient, for they were hard to be known ; but it became them nothing so well as their red and white, and you cannot imagine amore ugly sight than a troop of lean-cheeked Moors.
Page 48 - ... and in this state may be used in the same manner as rape-cake, and delivered into the furrow with the seed. The Chinese, who have more practical knowledge of the use and application of manures than any other people existing, mix their...

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