Encyclopaedia 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, Volume 14

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Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth
Carey, Lea & Carey, 1846 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Page 219 - EVELINA; or, The History of a Young Lady's Introduction to the World. By Miss BURNEY (Madame D'Arolay).
Page 181 - China who may be guilty of any criminal act towards citizens of the United States, shall be arrested and punished by the Chinese authorities according to the laws of China: and citizens of the United States, who may commit any crime in China, shall be subject to be tried and punished only by the Consul, or other public functionary of the United States, thereto authorized according to the laws of the United States.
Page 56 - That the subjects of examination shall be one of the four Gospels or the Acts of the Apostles in the original Greek, Paley's Evidences of Christianity, one of the Greek and one of the Latin Classics.
Page 99 - Orientale;' but for correctness of costume, beauty of description, and power of imagination, it far surpasses all European imitations; and bears such marks of originality, that those who have visited the East will find some difficulty in believing it to be more than a translation. As an Eastern tale, even Rasselas must bow before it; his 'Happy Valley' will not bear a comparison with the 'Hall of Eblis.
Page 173 - De la nouvelle proposition relative au bannissement de Charles X et de sa famille, ou suite de mon dernier écrit : De la Restauration et de la Monarchie élective.
Page 275 - ... the buying of corn or other dead victual, in any market, and selling it again in the same market, or within four miles of the place.
Page 513 - Ways and Means for the Inhabitants of Delaware to become Rich : Wherein the several growths and products of these Countries are demonstrated to be a sufficient Fund for a flourishing Trade. Humbly submitted to the Legislative Authority of three Colonies. . . . Printed and sold by S. Keimer, in Philadelphia, MDCCXXV.
Page 582 - England," says Horace Binney, (art. Edward Tilghman, Encyclopedia Amerkana, vol. xiv.,) ''and by each of them men have succeeded in public estimation to an almost equal extent. One of them, which may be called the old way, is a methodical study of the general system of law, and of its grounds and reasons, beginning with the fundamental law of estates and tenures, and pursuing the derivative branches in logical...
Page 480 - PEERESS, a woman who is noble by descent, creation or marriage. If a peeress by descent or creation marries a person under the degree of nobility, she still continues...
Page 259 - Carthage, sustained their deadly struggles upon its waters ; and until the discovery of the passage round the Cape of Good Hope, the commerce of the world passed through the ports of the Mediterranean.

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