Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, Volume 2

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W. and R. Chambers, 1868


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Page 103 - ... shall have transferred to and vested in him all rights of suit, and be subject to the same liabilities in respect of such goods as if the contract contained in the bill of lading had been made with himself.
Page 354 - Chemistry, Meteorology, and the Function of Digestion, considered with Reference to Natural Theology, by William Prout, MD (Lond.
Page 125 - The form of government at first established by the apostles was, that the laity or people should be subject to a college of ecclesiastical persons appointed for that purpose in every city. These, in their writings, they term sometimes ' presbyters,' sometimes ' bishops.' Thus St Paul to the elders at Ephesus says : ' Take heed to the flock over which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers
Page 21 - In 1836 he was elected professor of surgery in the university of Edinburgh. He was a fellow of the royal societies of London and Edinburgh, and a member of some other learned bodies.
Page 353 - On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as manifested in the Creation ; illustrating such work by all reasonable arguments, as for instance the variety and formation of God's creatures in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms ; the effect of digestion, and thereby of conversion ; the construction of the hand of man, and an infinite variety of other arguments ; as also by discoveries ancient and modern, in arts, sciences, and the whole extent of literature.
Page 363 - ... 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 is and by the laws of England ever was the undoubted right of his Majesty and his royal predecessors, kings and queens of England, and that both or either of the Houses of Parliament cannot nor ought to pretend to the same...
Page 126 - Holy Scripture and ancient authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been these Orders of Ministers in Christ's Church ; Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.
Page 40 - That levying money for or to the use of the crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time, or in other manner, than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Page 184 - Scrubbed till it shone, the day to grace, Bore then upon its massive board No mark to part the squire and lord. Then was brought in the lusty brawn, By old blue-coated serving-man; Then the grim boar's head frowned on high, Crested with bays and rosemary. Well can the green-garbed ranger tell, How, when, and where, the monster fell: What dogs before his death he tore, And all the baiting of the boar.
Page 97 - ... to be living within that time ; or shall extend to any person, who, at the time of such second marriage, shall have been divorced from the bond of the first marriage ; or to any person, whose former marriage shall have been declared void by the sentence of any court of competent jurisdiction.

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