American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge, Količina 2

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Mitchell, Ames and White, 1819
 

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Stran 18 - That levying money for or to the use of the crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time, or in other manner, than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Stran 18 - James's time took an excellent way. That Part of the Bible was given to him who was most excellent in such a Tongue (as the Apocrypha to Andrew Downs) and then they met together, and one read the Translation, the rest holding in their Hands some Bible, either of the learned Tongues, or French, Spanish, Italian, &c. If they found any Fault, they spoke; if not, he read on.
Stran 41 - The ideas of -goblins and sprites have really no more to do with darkness than light : yet let but a foolish maid inculcate these often on the mind of a child, and raise them there together, possibly he shall never be able to separate them again so long as he lives ; but darkness shall ever afterwards bring with it those frightful ideas, and they shall be so joined, that he can no more bear the one than the other.
Stran 15 - SEC. 14. And be it further enacted, That the bills or notes of the said corporation originally made payable, or which shall have become payable on demand, shall be receivable in all payments to the United States, unless otherwise directed by act of Congress.
Stran 42 - That which thus captivates their reasons, and leads men of sincerity blindfold from common sense, will, when examined, be found to be what we are speaking of ; some independent ideas, of no alliance to one another, are by education, custom and the constant din of their party, so coupled in their minds, that they always appear there together...
Stran 18 - An act of parliament thus made is the exercise of the highest authority that this kingdom acknowledges upon earth. It hath powerto bind every subject in the land, and the dominions thereunto belonging ; nay, even the King himself, if particularly named therein. And it cannot be altered, amended, dispensed with, suspended, or repealed, but in the same forms, and by the same authority of parliament...
Stran 18 - The great leathern bottles are made of the skin of a he-goat, and the small ones, that serve instead of a bottle of water on the road, are made of a kid's skin.
Stran 18 - Company before such publication made for the use of the royal library, the libraries of the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the libraries of the four universities in Scotland the library of Sion College in London, and...
Stran 18 - Bible as well as King James's. The Translators in King James's time took an excellent way. That Part of the Bible was given to him who was most excellent in such a Tongue (as the Apocrypha to Andrew Downs) and then they met together, and one read the Translation, the rest holding in their...
Stran 15 - The Whale has no instrument of defence except the tail ; . with that it endeavours to strike the enemy ; and a single blow taking place would effectually destroy its adversary • but the sword-fish is as active as the other is strong, and easily avoids the stroke ; then bounding into the air, it falls upon its enemy, and endeavours not to pierce with its pointed beak, but to cut with its toothed edges.

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