Encyclopædia 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; on the Basis of the Seventh Edition of the German Conversations - Lexicon, Band 2
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Seite 102 - And they do claim, demand and insist upon all and singular the premises as their undoubted rights and liberties...
Seite 178 - If this be all, the bond is called a single one, simplex obligatio: but there is generally a condition added, that if the obligor does some particular act, the obligation shall be void, or else shall remain in full force : as payment of rent ; performance of covenants in a deed; or repayment of a principal sum of money borrowed of the obligee, with interest, which principal sum is usually one-half of the penal sum specified in the bond. In case this condition is not performed, the bond becomes forfeited,...
Seite 216 - He was a fellow of the royal societies of London and Edinburgh, and an associate of several scientific institutions abroad.
Seite 196 - ... caprices of his policy. Yet even the proud style in which she demanded what her brothers begged made her the more attractive to her brother. Once, however, when she forgot herself towards the empress, whom she never liked, she was obliged to leave the court. She was yet in disgrace, at Nice, when Napoleon resigned his crown in 1814, upon which occasion she immediately acted as a tender sister. Instead of remaining at her palace in Rome, she set out for Elba, to join her brother, and acted the...
Seite 23 - They begin to cut down their timber for building early in the summer, but their edifices are not commenced until about the middle or latter part of August, and are not completed until the beginning of the cold season. The strength of their teeth, and their perseverance in this work, may be fairly estimated by the size of the trees they cut down.
Seite 256 - BREVIARY ; the book containing the daily service of the church of Rome, matins, lauds, prime, third, sixth, nones and vespers, which all Catholics were formerly bound to read daily. This obligation is now restricted to the beneficiary clergy. BREWING. The juices of fruits contain sugar, which is essential to the vinous fermentation. But this does not exist, in any important quantity, in seeds.
Seite 522 - Cameades specifically was, that " as the senses, the understanding, and the imagination frequently deceive us, they cannot be the infallible judges of truth, but that from the impression made by the senses, we infer appearances of truth, which, with respect to the conduct of life, are a sufficient guide.*' He was a strenuous opposer of Chrysippus, and attacked with great vigour the system of theology of the stoics.
Seite 196 - They were in his carriage, which was taken in that battle, and was shown publicly at London. He intended to have returned them to her. She lived, afterwards, Separated from her husband, at Rome, where she occupied part of the palace Borghese, and where she possessed, from 1816, the villa Sciarra. Her house, in which taste and love of the fine arts prevailed, was the centre of the most splendid society at Rome.