Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp, Volume 5


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Pagina 137 - And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Pagina 229 - Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you: Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us.
Pagina 71 - O Pallas, thou hast failed thy plighted word, To fight with caution, not to tempt the sword. I warned thee, but in vain, for well I knew What perils youthful ardour would pursue ; That boiling blood would carry thee too far ; Young as thou wert in dangers, raw to war. O curst essay of arms, disastrous doom, Prelude of bloody fields and fights to come.
Pagina 47 - A common carrier, having the charge and carriage of goods, is te anfwer for the fame, or the value, to the owner. And where goods are delivered to a carrier, and he is robbed of them, he (hall be charged and anfwer for them, becaufe of the hire.
Pagina 236 - The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers which were offered up for the...
Pagina 204 - Champerty is a species of maintenance and punished in the- same manner ; being a bargain with a plaintiff or defendant, campum partire, to divide the land or other matter sued for between them, if they prevail at law : whereupon the champertor is to carry on the party's suit at his own expense.
Pagina 205 - Yet it is obvious all we lu-re mean by chance, is, that the painter was not aware of the effect, or that he did not throw the sponge with such a view : not but that he actually did every thing necessary to produce the effect ; insomuch that, considering the direction wherein he threw the sponge, together with its form and...
Pagina 256 - Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
Pagina 71 - Yet let a race untam'd, and haughty foes, His peaceful entrance with dire arms oppofe ; Opprefs'd with numbers in th' unequal field, His men difcourag'd, and himfelf expell'd, Let him for fuccour fue from place to place, Torn from his...
Pagina 166 - CEMETERY, a place set apart for the burial of the dead. Anciently, none were buried in churches or churchyards: it was even unlawful to inter in cities, and the cemeteries were without the walls.

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