The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Tom 7

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Dodd, Mead, 1890

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Strona 135 - no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise to answer damages out of his own estate ; or whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person...
Strona 207 - To bereave a man of life, or by violence to confiscate his estate without accusation or trial, would be so gross and notorious an act of despotism as must at once convey the alarm of tyranny throughout the whole...
Strona 458 - Treason, treason!" echoed from every part of the house. Henry faltered not for an instant, but, taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fire, he added " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it...
Strona 363 - I have so ruled my life, that when death came, I might face it without fear.
Strona 207 - Of great importance to the public is the preservation of this personal liberty ; for if once it were left in the power of any, the highest, magistrate to imprison arbitrarily whomever he or his officers thought proper, (as in France it is daily practised by the crown) (K), there would soon be an end of all other rights and immunities.
Strona 436 - History of Prussia, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day ; tracing the Origin and Development of her Military Organisation. By Capt. WJ WYATT. VOLS. I. & II.
Strona 72 - ... projected and established will live and flourish long after I shall have mouldered into forgotten dust, being guided by a larger wisdom, a more unerring sagacity to discern the right, though not by a more unfaltering readiness to embrace and defend it at whatever personal cost ; and that the stone which covers my ashes may bear to future eyes the still intelligible inscription, " Founder of The New York Tribune.
Strona 72 - Fame is a vapor ; popularity an accident ; riches take wings ; the only earthly certainty is oblivion ; no man can foresee what a day may bring forth ; while those who cheer to-day will often curse to-morrow : and yet I cherish the hope that the journal I projected and established will live and flourish long after I shall have mouldered into forgotten dust, being guided by a larger wisdom, a more unerring sagacity to discern the right, though not...
Strona 33 - Europe. It is bounded on the N. by the Atlantic, on the E. by the North Sea, on the S. by the English Channel, and on the W. by the Atlantic, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. The most northerly point is...
Strona 288 - in hopes,' he said, 'of meeting his good God, his sweet Lord and Saviour, on the day of his resurrection.

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