The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge: v. 1-27, Band 6

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C. Knight, 1836
 

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Seite 158 - Cherbury gives an interesting account of the education of a highly-born youth at the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Seite 60 - This first appeared in 1797, and was followed by 'Horae Juridicae Subsecivae,' a connected series of notes respecting the geography, chronology and literary history of the principal codes and original documents of the Grecian, Roman, feudal and canon law. He continued and completed Hargrave's 'Coke Upon Littleton...
Seite 31 - REPORT From the SELECT COMMITTEE appointed to take into consideration the state of the administration of justice in the provinces of Bengal, Bahar, and Orissa...
Seite 60 - The first part professes to contain an historical and literary account of the original text, early versions, and printed editions of the Old and New Testaments; the second to embrace a similar account of the Koran, the Zend-Avasta, the Kings, and the Edda.
Seite 188 - And they sat down to eat bread : and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
Seite 188 - Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands; 8 And said, If Esau come to the one company, and smite it, then the other company which is left shall escape.
Seite 43 - As to any remuneration, you may think my songs either above or below price ; for they shall absolutely be the one or the other. In the honest enthusiasm with which I embark in your undertaking, to talk of money, wages, fee, hire, &c. would be downright prostitution of soul ! A proof of each of the songs that I compose or amend, I shall receive as a favour.
Seite 43 - I am dying, has commenced a process, and will infallibly put me into jail. Do for God's sake, send me that sum, and that by return of post. Forgive me this earnestness, but the horrors of a jail have made me half distracted. I do not ask all this gratuitously; tuitously; for upon returning health, I hereby promise and engage to furnish you with five pounds worth of the neatest song genius you have seen.
Seite 242 - York" in the reign of Henry VI. At the dawn of the Reformation, in the reign of king Henry VIII., it was enacted in parliament ° that a review should be had of the canon law ; and, till such review should be made, all canons, constitutions, ordinances, and synodals provincial, being then already made, and not repugnant to the law of the land or the king's prerogative, should still be used and executed. And, as no such review has yet been perfected, upon this statute now depends the authority of...
Seite 251 - At each pan stood a workman stirring the tea rapidly round with his hand, having previously added a small quantity of turmeric in powder, which of course gave the leaves a yellowish or orange tinge ; but they were still to be made green. For this purpose some lumps of a fine blue were produced, together with a white substance in powder, which from the names given to them...

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