Everybody's Cyclopedia: A Concise and Accurate Compilation of the World's Knowledge, Volume 3

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Charles Leonard-Stuart
Syndicate publishing Company, 1912 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 111 - Change of motion is proportional to the impressed force, and takes place in the direction of the straight line in which the force acts.
Page 111 - The Mercers, Grocers, Drapers, Fishmongers, Goldsmiths, Skinners, Merchant Tailors, Haberdashers, Salters, Ironmongers, Vintners, and Clothworkers. All of these companies still possess halls, stowed away mostly in narrow streets within the City limits, unknown to fame. Two, however, form con' spicuous objects — the Fishmongers' Hall, facing London Bridge, and the Goldsmiths' Hall, be hind the Post Office.
Page 111 - And Levi made him a great feast in his own house : and there was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down with them.
Page 111 - And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples.
Page 111 - And the parched ground shall become a pool, and the thirsty land springs of water: in the habitation of dragons where each lay, shall be grass, with reeds and rushes.
Page 111 - ... we could not view any interposition for the purpose of oppressing them, or controlling in any other manner their destiny, by any European power in any other light than as a manifestation of an unfriendly disposition toward the United States.
Page 19 - XIV., the art became extinct, ending with a style of painting called camaieu grit, a kind of monochrome, in which the lights are white or gold, and shaded so as to emulate bas-reliefs. Among oriental nations, the Persians, Hindus, and Chinese have illuminated manuscripts of great beauty, .none of which, however, can compete with those of the western nations in antiquity. For beauty of design, some of the Arab manuscripts are charming, but their antiquity does not reach beyond the 13th century. The...
Page 111 - Let me then be refuted and convinced by the testimony of the Scriptures, or by the clearest arguments ; otherwise I cannot and will not recant ; for it is neither safe nor expedient to act against conscience. Here I take my stand ; I can do no otherwise, so help me God ! Amen.
Page 111 - In conduct are given the particular standing in their class to which their merits entitle them, while those cadets deficient in either conduct or studies are discharged. From about the middle of June to the end of August cadets live in camp, engaged only in military duties and receiving practical military instruction. Cadets are allowed but one leave of absence during the four years' course, and this la granted at the expiration of the first two years.
Page 57 - States shall protect" each state "on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened), against domestic violence." When the Civil War broke out the President was obliged to take prompt steps in calling out the militia, though no application had been made to him as required by the acts of 1792 and 1795. His action was justified by...

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