The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 3

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George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana
Appleton, 1873

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Page 404 - Burton.— The History of Scotland, from the Revolution to the Extinction of the last Jacobite Insurrection (1689—1748).
Page 239 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven ; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
Page 110 - Technology, for the purpose of instituting and maintaining a society of arts, a museum of arts, and a school of industrial science, and aiding generally, by suitable means, the advancement, development, and practical application of science in connection with arts, agriculture, manufactures, and commerce...
Page 387 - Progress have been innumerable, and it is said to have been translated into more languages than any other book except the Bible.] i.
Page 121 - I exempt, however, from these remarks, the distribution among the States of the proceeds of the public lands, and their application to pay the debts of the States, should the States choose so to apply the money.
Page 59 - Nineveh and its Palaces. The Discoveries of Botta and Layard applied to the Elucidation of Holy Writ.
Page 256 - On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as manifested in the Creation ; illustrating such work by all reasonable arguments, as for instance the variety and formation of God's creatures in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms ; the effect of digestion, and thereby of conversion ; the construction of the hand of man, and an infinite variety of other arguments; as...
Page 61 - book' shall be construed to mean and include every volume, part or division of a volume, pamphlet, sheet of letter-press, sheet of music, map, chart, or plan separately published...
Page 237 - Letters on Natural Magic," and " Life of Sir Isaac Newton " (1831) ; "Martyrs of Science" (1841); "More Worlds than One " (1854) ; and " Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton
Page 402 - We, of the jury, say that Aaron Burr is not proved to be guilty under the indictment by any evidence submitted to us.. We therefore find him not guilty.

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