The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge, Količina 1

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Encyclopedia Americana Corporation, 1918
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Stran 267 - Agriculture, the general design and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Stran 133 - Whoever wishes to attain an English style, familiar but not coarse, and elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison...
Stran 74 - ... resulting in whole or in part from the negligence of any of the officers, agents, or employees of such carrier...
Stran 242 - Jesus saith, I stood in the midst of the world, and in the flesh was I seen of them, and I found all men drunken, and none found I athirst among them, and my soul grieveth over the sons of men, because they are blind in their heart, and see not.
Stran 180 - Captive. — A balloon restrained from free flight by means of a cable attaching it to the earth.
Stran 359 - Spain, and other countries, and it is called by many various names; but its nature and properties are everywhere the same. The people of Spain, in particular, brew this liquor so well that it will keep good for a long time. So exquisite is the ingenuity of mankind in gratifying their vicious appetites that they have thus invented a method to make water itself intoxicate.
Stran 77 - A conviction cannot be had upon the testimony of an accomplice, unless he be corroborated by such other evidence as tends to connect the defendant with the commission of the crime...
Stran 141 - General ia charged with the duty of recording, authenticating, and communicating to troops and individuals in the military service all orders, instructions, and regulations issued by the Secretary of War through the Chief of Staff, or...
Stran 70 - An accessory after the fact is one who, knowing a felony to have been committed, receives, relieves, comforts, or assists the felon.
Stran 77 - Accord," says Sir Wm. Blackstone, "is a satisfaction agreed upon between the party injuring and the party injured ; which, when performed, is a bar to all actions upon this account.

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