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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 85 - ... shall be deemed to have committed an act of bankruptcy, and, subject to the conditions hereinafter prescribed, shall be adjudged a bankrupt, on the petition of one or more of his creditors...
Page 405 - Crown 8vo, 6s. History of the Progress and Suppression of the Reformation in Italy in the Sixteenth Century. Crown 8vo, 4s. History of the Progress and Suppression of the Reformation in Spain in the Sixteenth Century. Crown 8vo, 3s. 6d. Sermons, and Review of the
Page 53 - Soon after the declaration of war by the United States against Great Britain...
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 354 - The object of the author was to get up an American spirit, which should be independent of, and above the interests, passions and policy of both belligerents, and look and feel exclusively for our own honor and rights.
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 437 - London, where he has since reached the highest station in the medical profession, resided for some time in Glasgow as professor in the Anderson College ; and about the year 1800, he announced a course of lectures on Natural Philosophy, and its application to the Arts, for the instruction of mechanics.
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.

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