Chandler's Encyclopedia: An Epitome of Universal Knowledge ...

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William Henry Chandler

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Page 1100 - To be returned in five weeks. A fine of one cent will be incurred for each day this volume is detained beyond that time.
Page 1244 - The height of a cone is the perpendicular distance from the vertex to the plane of the base.
Page 1271 - I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.
Page 1203 - All persons and property are subjected to all necessary restraints Ľnd burdens, to secure the general comfort, health, and prosperity of the state"; and it has been said that "it is co-extensive with self-protection, and is not inaptly termed 'the law of overruling necessity.' It is that inherent and plenary power in the state which enables it to prohibit all things hurtful to the comfort and welfare of society.
Page 1316 - The foregoing articles shall be read and published, once in every six months, to every garrison, regiment, troop, or company in the service of the United States, and shall be duly observed and obeyed by all officers and soldiers in said service.
Page 1249 - It furnishes clothing, camp and garrison equipage, barracks, storehouses and other buildings ; constructs and repairs roads, railways, bridges ; builds and charters ships, boats, docks and wharves needed for military purposes, and attends to all matters connected with military operations which are not expressly assigned to some other bureau of the War Department.
Page 1247 - In geometry he is said to have been the first to demonstrate the proposition that the square on the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equivalent to the sum of the squares on the other two sides.
Page 1231 - Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.
Page 1498 - The angular magnification of a telescope is therefore equal to the ratio of the focal length of the objective to that of the ocular.
Page 1473 - For example, it investigates and determines questions involving the character, amount, and cause of damage or deficiency which public property may have sustained in transit, store, or use, and which is not the result of ordinary wear and tear of the service, and reports the investigation made, its...

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