THE AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA: A Popular Dictionary of GENERAL KNOWLEDGE.

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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 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 167 - Kingdom, with this qualification, that he shall not, when within the limits of the foreign State of which he was a subject previously to obtaining his certificate of naturalization, be deemed to be a British subject unless he has ceased to be a subject of that State in pursuance of the laws thereof, or in pursuance of a treaty to that effect.
Pagina 212 - ... and also every such note payable to any person or persons, 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 302 - Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren...
Pagina 347 - I was so persecuted with discussions arising out of my theory of light, that I blamed my own imprudence for parting with so substantial a blessing as my quiet, to run after a shadow.
Pagina 268 - Constitution), of the age of twenty-one years and upwards, who shall have actually and not constructively, resided in the State six months, and in the district or county thirty days next preceding any election, shall be entitled to vote for all officers that now are or hereafter may be elected by the people, and upon all questions submitted to the electors at such election...
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,...
Pagina 470 - And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard : and he drank of the wine, and was drunken ; and he was uncovered within his tent.
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...

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