The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, Volume 11

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Page 125 - A further development of iron smelting and later on of coal mining took place at the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century.
Page 161 - I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could do it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. What I do about slavery and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would help to save the Union.
Page 10 - Men being, as has been said, by nature all free, equal, and independent, no one can be put out of this estate, and subjected to the political power of another, without his own consent.
Page 16 - But though men when they enter into society give up the equality, liberty, and executive power they had in the state of Nature into the hands of the Society, to be so far disposed of by the legislative as the good of the society shall require...
Page 303 - The movement of the upper one was shown by an index, that pointed to the right or to the left according to the direction of the motion.
Page 126 - Exile, in the form in which they have come down to us they...
Page 317 - Ajax to the assault ; for they come not out to the field to fight those who attack them ; but these holy men, beloved by the gods, overthrow their enemies with tempests and thunder-bolts shot from their walls.
Page 161 - I shall believe doing more will help the cause. I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors, and I shall adopt new views so fast as they shall appear to be true views. I have here stated my purpose according to my view of official duty, and I intend no modification of my oftexpressed personal wish that all men, everywhere, could be free.
Page 36 - III., c. 58, that no brewer or dealer in beer shall have in his possession or use grains of Paradise, under a penalty of 200 for each offence ; and no Druggist shall sell it to a brewer, under a penalty of 500 for each offence.
Page 236 - no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise to answer damages out of his own estate ; or whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person...

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