The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature, Nide 24

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Henry G. Allen Company, 1890
 

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Sivu 45 - Happily, there is nothing in the laws of Value which remains for the present or any future writer to clear up; the theory of the subject is complete...
Sivu 254 - ... years, with a power over the mind, and a charm, which the current literature of his own day, with all its obvious advantages, is utterly unable to rival. Perhaps this is the reason of the...
Sivu 162 - ... and silence, while the policy he had shaped was being gradually undermined, and then rise, brilliant as ever, but too late to avert the calamities which he foresaw. In 1789 Vergniaud was elected a member of the general council of the department of the Gironde. Being deeply stirred by the best ideas of the Revolutionary epoch, he found a more congenial sphere for the display of his great powers in his new position. About this period he was charged with the defence of a member of the national guard...
Sivu 160 - Place. 425. 1. There shall be no local venue for the trial of any action, except where otherwise provided by Statute.
Sivu 17 - lend upon *usury to thy brother; usury of 'money, usury of victuals, usury of any thing that is lent upon usury : 20 Unto a 2t 'stranger thou mayest 'lend upon *usury; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury...
Sivu 16 - One senator is named for each department. The executive power is exercised by the president of the republic, who is elected by the general assembly.
Sivu 94 - Since all things, both argument and ocular demonstration, show that the blood passes through the lungs and heart by the action of the [auricles and] ventricles, and is sent for distribution to all parts of the body...
Sivu 95 - An Account of Animal Secretion, the quantity of blood in the human body, and' muscular motion,
Sivu 78 - Lyell, for others, as for myself, was the chief .agent in smoothing the road for Darwin. For consistent uniformitarianism postulates evolution as much in the organic as in the inorganic world. The origin of a new species by other than ordinary agencies would be a vastly greater " catastrophe " than any of those which Lyell successfully eliminated from sober geological speculation.
Sivu 30 - ... the scope of the former Act ; and in 1871 the Act was passed which compelled the boards of guardians to appoint vaccination officers. The guardians also appoint a public vaccinator, who must be duly qualified to practise medicine, and whose duty it is to vaccinate (for a fee of one shilling and sixpence) any child resident within his district brought to him for that purpose, to examine the same a week after, to give a certificate, and to certify to the vaccination officer the fact of vaccination...

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