The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Band 25

C. Knight, 1843

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Seite 32 - Holydays to be christened, or to bury any corpse that is brought to the Church or Churchyard (convenient warning being given him thereof before) in such manner and form as is prescribed in the said Book of Common Prayer.
Seite 172 - France on the 1st of January, 1792, in the Seas and on the Continents of America, Africa, and Asia; with the exception, however, of the Islands of Tobago and St.
Seite 172 - Gozo, and Comino, as well as the present arrangement, shall be placed under the protection and guarantee of France, Great Britain, Austria, Spain, Russia, and Prussia.
Seite 144 - Half the robberies committed in and about London, are planned in the prisons, by that dreadful assemblage of criminals, and the number of idle people who visit them.
Seite 66 - Nothing can be more assiduous than this creature night and day in scooping the earth, and forcing its great body into the cavity ; but, as the noons of that season proved unusually warm and sunny, it was continually interrupted, and called forth by the heat in the middle of the day ; and though I continued there till the thirteenth of November, yet the work remained unfinished.
Seite 100 - And now will these Americans, children planted by our care, nourished up by our indulgence until they are grown to a degree of strength and opulence, and protected by our arms, will they grudge to contribute their mite to relieve us from the heavy weight of that burden which we lie under ?" Colonel Barre arose, and, echoing Townshend's words, thus commented :
Seite 172 - Equator, to the middle of the river Apalachicola or Catahouche; thence along the middle thereof to its junction with the Flint River; thence straight to the head of St. Mary's River: and thence down along the middle of St. Mary's River to the Atlantic Ocean.
Seite 330 - There is, however, one work to which I owe so much, that it would be ungrateful not to confess the obligation: I mean the writings of the late Abraham Tucker, Esq., part of which were published by himself, and the remainder since his death, under the title of ' T/ie Light of Nature Pursued, by Edward Search, Esq.
Seite 302 - Trowbridge who saved the Culloden, when none that I know in the service would have attempted it ; it is Trowbridge whom I have left as myself at Naples ; he is, as a friend and as an officer, a nonpareil.' The circumstances being represented to the Admiralty, the officers of the Culloden were treated like those actually engaged in the battle. In 1799 Trowbridge resigned the blockade of Alexandria, in which he had been engaged, to Sir Sidney Smith, and...
Seite 168 - ... be alleged in one bill of indictment, one witness produced to prove one of the said treasons, and another witness to prove another of the said treasons, shall not be deemed or taken to be two witnesses to the same treason within the meaning of this act.

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