British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge, Band 12
Mitchell, Ames, and White, 1821
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Seite 11 - Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.
Seite 5 - ... termini: but when he has actually so entered, and thereby accepted the grant, the estate is then, and not before, vested in him, and he is possessed, not properly of the land, but of the term of years ; the possession or seisin of the land remaining still in him who hath the freehold.
Seite 9 - ... the product of the sum and difference of any two quantities, is equal to the difference of their squares.
Seite 3 - In fair weather, when the mercury falls much and low, and thus continues for two or three days before the rain...
Seite 10 - ... the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
Seite 1 - Indian interest, have been allowed in our courts to the amount of even 12 per cent. For the moderation or exorbitance of interest depends upon local circumstances ; and the refusal to enforce such contracts •would put a stop to all foreign trade.
Seite 9 - A man is answerable for not only his own trespass, but that of his cattle also; for, if by his negligent keeping they stray upon the land of another, (and much more if he permits, or drives them on,) and they there tread down his neighbour's herbage and spoil his corn or his trees, this is a trespass for which the owner must answer in damages...
Seite 2 - If therefore a person, unacquainted with swimming, and falling accidentally into the water, could have presence of mind sufficient to avoid struggling and plunging, and to let the body take this natural position, he might continue long safe from drowning, till perhaps help could come.