The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary for General Knowledge, Volume 12

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George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana
D. Appleton and Company, 1883
 

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Pagina 163 - Union, the free inhabitants of each of these States, paupers, vagabonds, and fugitives from justice excepted, shall be entitled to all the privileges and immunities of free citizens in the several States...
Pagina 222 - These are the only favours I ask of my king and country, at this moment when I am going to fight their battle.
Pagina 331 - there was now no talk, no hope, no work, but dig gold, wash gold, refine gold, load gold.
Pagina 212 - ... and also every such note payable to any person or persons, body politic and corporate, his, her or their order, shall be assignable or indorsable over in the same manner as inland bills of exchange are or may be, according to the custom of merchants...
Pagina 352 - New York . . Niagara Oneida Onondaga . . . Ontario Orange Orleans Oswego Otsego Putnam Queens Rensselaer . . . Richmond . . . Rockland St. Lawrence Saratoga Schenectady . Schoharie . . . Schuyler Seneca Steuben Suffolk Sullivan Tioga Tompkins...
Pagina 222 - Doctor, I have not been a great sinner ; " and after a short pause, " Remember that I leave Lady Hamilton and my daughter Horatia as a legacy to my country.
Pagina 221 - Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark when she no longer resists. The line of defence which covered her shores has struck to the British flag; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes that he has taken, without having the power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are the brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English.
Pagina 198 - Approved, April 19th, 1864. SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That this act shall not take effect except upon the fundamental condition, that within the state of Nebraska, there shall be no denial •of the elective franchise, or of any other right, to any person, by reason of race or color, •excepting Indians not taxed...
Pagina 364 - No person shall be eligible to the Legislature, who at the time of his election, is, or within one hundred days previous thereto has been, a member of Congress, a civil or military officer under the United States, or an officer under any city government.
Pagina 459 - ... genealogy, and achievements of the great king. Several doorways, formed by gigantic winged lions or bulls, or by the figures of guardian deities, led into other apartments, which again opened into more distant halls. In each were new sculptures. On the walls of some were processions of colossal figures — armed men and eunuchs following the king, warriors laden with spoil, leading prisoners, or bearing presents and offerings to the gods. On the walls of others were portrayed the winged priests,...

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