The Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge, Volume 4

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John Clark Ridpath
Encyclopedia Publishing Company, 1897 - Encyclopedias
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Page 1325 - ... to temper and reduce them to just measure with a kind of delight, stirred up by reading or seeing those passions well imitated. Nor is nature wanting in her own effects to make good his assertion; for so in physic, things of melancholic hue and quality are used against melancholy, sour against sour, salt to remove salt humours.
Page 1530 - I must declare and avow, that in all my reading and observation — and it has been my favorite study — I have read Thucydides and have studied and admired the master states of the world — that for solidity of reasoning, force of sagacity, and wisdom of conclusion, under such a complication of difficult circumstances, no nation or body of men can stand in preference to the general congress at Philadelphia.
Page 1322 - The Holy Ghost, proceeding from the Father and the Son, is of one substance, majesty, and glory, with the Father and the Son, very and eternal God.
Page 1398 - the Bible is none other than the voice of Him that sitteth upon the throne ! Every book of it, every chapter of it, every verse of it, every word of it, every syllable of it (where are we to Stop?), every letter of it, is the direct utterance of the Most High...
Page 1361 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 1322 - But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me.
Page 1485 - ... the greatest good to the greatest number
Page 1295 - VIII. c. 13). In the midst of these civil commotions, two events took place both bearing on the Reformation, but of very different import. An order in council (1537) appointed the English translation of the Bible to be placed in every church, that all might read it. But as if to correct the idea that every one was thus to have the right of judging for himself in religious questions, an act of uniformity was passed.
Page 1239 - The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in case of rebellion or invasion the public safety may require it.
Page 1261 - Hanuman, on one occasion, is related to have bridged over the ocean between the continent of India and Ceylon with rocks of a prodigious size, which he and his friends threw into the sea ; on another, to have set Lanka on fire by means of igniting his tail, previously dipped into combustible matter ; and when, to restore to life his friends slain in battle by the armies of...

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