Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics, and Biography, Brought Down to the Present Time; Including a Copious Collection of Original Articles in American Biography; on the Basis of the Seventh Edition of the German Conversations-lexicon, Volume 8
Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford
Desilver, Thomas, & Company, 1835 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 368 - Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.
Page 240 - States authorizes the supreme court " to issue writs of mandamus, in cases warranted by the principles and usages of law, to any courts appointed, or persons holding office, under the authority of the United States.
Page 370 - The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed.
Page 82 - And that in the most holy sacrament of the Eucharist, there is truly, really, and substantially the body and blood, together with the SOUL and DIVINITY of our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 11 - Holy God ! Holy and Mighty, Holy and Immortal ! have mercy upon us !" and this gave rise to the litany.
Page 496 - To this matrimonial disagreement is to be attributed his treatises, the Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce; the Judgment of Martin Buc.er concerning Divorce ; and Tetrachordon, or Exposition upon the four chief Places in Scripture which treat of Marriage.
Page 2 - Co. of the said district have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following-, viz. " POEMS, by George Bancroft." In conformity to the act of the congress of the United States...
Page 75 - It is near six inches in length from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail, the former being about half an inch, and the latter two inches and a half.
Page 309 - States, but shall so far consider himself as counsel for the prisoner, after the said prisoner shall have made his plea, as to object to any leading question to any of the witnesses, or any question to the prisoner, the answer to which might tend to criminate himself...