The National Cyclopaedia of Useful Knowledge, Volumes 5-6

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Little, Brown & Company, 1853

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Page 673 - Easter-Day is the first Sunday after the full moon which happens upon, or next after, the 21st day of March : and if the full moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter- Day is the Sunday after.
Page 71 - And as for the pope, I refuse him, as Christ's enemy, and Antichrist, with all his false doctrine.
Page 359 - That every lineal ancestor shall be capable of being heir to any of his issue; and in every case where there shall be no issue of the purchaser, his nearest lineal ancestor shall be his heir in preference to any person who would have been entitled to inherit, either by tracing his descent through such lineal ancestor, or in consequence of there being no descendant of such lineal...
Page 229 - For this production the University of Oxford conferred upon him the honorary degree of DCL , as a testimony of their respect — to use the language of their public orator — optimi reyif optima defensori.
Page 709 - Hale does not scruple to affirm ', that more was done in the first thirteen years of his reign to settle and establish the distributive justice of the kingdom, than in all the ages since that time put together.
Page 671 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
Page 469 - ... the invention of a great number of machines which facilitate and abridge labour, and enable one man to do the work of many.
Page 405 - was to consider the several matters, not only in themselves, but relatively, or as they respect each other ; both to treat them as so many wholes, and as so many parts of some greater whole.
Page 755 - ... petitioners or the sitting members, or either of them, be duly returned or elected, or whether the election be void, or whether a new writ ought to issue...
Page 543 - If the thing of which she is endowed be divisible, her dower must be set out by metes and bounds; but if it be...

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