The Military Forces & Institutions of Great Britain and Ireland: Their Constitution, Administration, and Government, Military and Civil

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Smith, Elder, & Company, 1855 - 399 Seiten
 

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Seite 270 - I AB do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance, to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary: So help me God.
Seite 392 - EXAMPLES OF THE ARCHITECTURE OF VENICE, SELECTED AND DRAWN TO MEASUREMENT FROM THE EDIFICES. In Parts of Folio Imperial size, each containing Five Plates, and a short Explanatory Text, price II.
Seite 392 - Stones of Venice' is the production of an earnest, religious, progressive, and informed mind. The author of this essay on architecture has condensed into it a poetic apprehension, the fruit of awe of God, and delight in nature; a knowledge, love, and just estimate of art; a holding fast to fact and repudiation of hearsay ; an historic breadth, and a fearless challenge of existing social problems, whose union we know not where to find paralleled.
Seite 16 - Judgment of his Peers, and according to the known and established Laws of this Realm ; yet nevertheless it being requisite, for the retaining...
Seite 152 - ... if the one may interfere for that purpose when the occasion demands it, without the requisition of the magistrate, so may the other too ; if the one may employ arms for that purpose, when arms are necessary, the soldier may do the same. Undoubtedly the same exercise of discretion which requires the private subject to act in subordination to and in aid of the magistrate, rather than upon his own authority, before recourse is had to arms, ought to operate in a still stronger degree with a military...
Seite 395 - Eyre' is a remarkable production. Freshness and originality, truth and passion , singular felicity in the description of natural scenery, and in the analysation of human thought, enable this tale to stand boldly out from the mass, and to assume its own place in the bright field of romantic literature."— Times.
Seite 394 - ... To those who attended the lectures, the book will be a pleasant reminiscence, to others an exciting novelty. The style — clear, idiomatic, forcible, familiar, but never slovenly ; the searching strokes of sarcasm or irony ; the occasional flashes of generous scorn ; the touches of pathos, pity, and tenderness ; the morality tempered but never weakened by experience and sympathy ; the felicitous phrases, the striking anecdotes, the passages of wise, practical reflection ; all these lose much...
Seite 327 - King George the Second, intituled " An Act for the rendering Justices of the Peace more safe in the Execution of their Office, and for indemnifying Constables and others acting in obedience to their Warrants...
Seite 29 - Car. 2, c. 6, to be in the king alone; for that "within all his majesty's realms and dominions the sole supreme government, command, and disposition of the militia, and of all forces by sea and land, and of all forts and places of strength...
Seite 389 - Of the Topes opened in various parts of India none have yielded so rich a harvest of important information as those of Bhilsa, opened by Major Cunningham and Lieut. Maisey ; and which are described, with an abundance of highly curious graphic illustrations, in this most interesting book."— Examiner.

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