The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, Volumen4

H.G. Allen, 1888

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Página 200 - ... for the worship and adoration of the Eternal Unsearchable and Immutable Being who is the Author and Preserver of the Universe but not under or by any other name designation or title peculiarly used for and applied to any particular Being or Beings by any man or set of men whatsoever...
Página 278 - Consideration, to or for any Voter, or to or for any Person on behalf of any Voter, or to or for any other Person in order to induce any Voter to vote, or refrain from voting, or shall corruptly do any such Act as aforesaid, on account of such Voter having voted or refrained from voting at any Election : 2.
Página 236 - ... act become necessary. The Senate has the exclusive privilege of taking cognisance of offences committed by members of the Imperial family, and by senators and deputies, if committed during the session. It is also invested with the right of convoking the legislative assembly, should the emperor fail to do so, within two months after the period fixed by law. The executive power is vested in the sovereign, assisted by his ministers and a council of state.
Página 166 - This picture I, Alessandro, painted at the end of the year 1500. in the (troubles) of Italy in the half-time after the time during the fulfilment of the eleventh of St.
Página 27 - Three numbers may be in proportion when the first is to the second as the second is to the third.
Página 279 - ... or provision to or for any person, in order to be elected, or for being elected, or for the purpose of corruptly influencing such person or any other person to give or refrain from giving his vote...
Página 200 - ... thoughts were now wholly engrossed with astronomy; and though sent by his uncle, in 1562, to study jurisprudence at Leipsic, mathematics, and not law, were the subject of his private labours. It is told of him, that, having procured a small celestial globe, he was wont to wait till his tutor had gone to bed, in order to examine the constellations and learn their names; and that, when the sky was clear, he used to spend whole nights in viewing the stars. He abandoned the amusements and pleasures...
Página 79 - It is not speaking with exaggeration, but with strict measured sobriety, to say that this Book of Boswell's will give us more real insight into the History of England during those days than twenty other Books, falsely entitled "Histories," which take to themselves that special aim.
Página 78 - I am absolutely certain that my mode of biography, which gives not only a History of Johnson's visible progress through the world, and of his publications, but a view of his mind in his letters and conversations, is the most perfect that can be conceived, and will be more of a Life than any work that has ever yet appeared.
Página 18 - East, by the end of the 16th and beginning of the 17th centuries a period of decline set in.

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