The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge: v. 1-27, Volume 3
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Page 42 - And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all : for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed GOD in their hearts.
Page 229 - So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.
Page 37 - All these things being considered, it seems probable to me that God in the beginning formed matter in solid, massy, hard, impenetrable, moveable particles, of such sizes and figures, and with such other properties and in such proportion to space as most conduced to the end for which he formed them...
Page 352 - I direct and appoint, that the eight Divinity Lecture Sermons shall be preached upon either of the following subjects: to confirm and establish the Christian faith, and to confute all heretics and schismatics ; upon the divine authority of the Holy Scriptures ; upon the authority of the writings of the primitive fathers, as to the faith and practice...
Page 37 - ... even so very hard as never to wear or break in pieces, no ordinary power being able to divide what God himself made one in the first creation.
Page 41 - According to it the equivalent weights of bodies are simply those quantities of them which contain equal quantities of electricity or have naturally equal electric powers, it being the electricity which determines the equivalent number, because it determines the combining force. Or, if we adopt the atomic theory or phraseology, then the atoms of bodies which are equivalents to each other in their ordinary chemical action have equal quantities of electricity naturally associated with them.
Page 352 - Lecturer be yearly chosen by the heads of Colleges only, and by no others, in the room adjoining to the Printinghouse, between the hours of ten in the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St. Mary's in Oxford, between the commencement of the last month in Lent Term, and the end of the third week in Act Term.
Page 61 - ... take the oaths of allegiance and supremacy, and subscribe the declaration against transubstantiation...
Page 326 - I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Chr — 's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Page 350 - The purposes to which different species of bamboo are applied are so numerous that it would be diflicult to point out an object in which strength and elasticity are requisite, and for which lightness is no objection, to which the stems are not adapted in the countries where they grow. The young shoots of some species are cut when tender, and eaten 'like asparagus. The full-grown stems...