Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics and Biography, Brought Down to the Present Time; Including a Copious Collection of Original Articles in American Biography; on the Basis of the Seventh Edition of the German Conversations - Lexicon, Volumen2

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford
Carey, Lea & Carey, 1830

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Página 327 - The offence of burglary at common law is defined to be ' a breaking and entering the dwelling-house of another in the night, with intent to commit some felony within the same, whether such felonious intent be executed or not.
Página 220 - He was a fellow of the royal societies of London and Edinburgh, and an associate of several scientific institutions abroad.
Página 179 - It is about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth, but contracts at both ends.
Página 264 - Monsieur, tell those who sent you that we are here by the will of the People, and that nothing but the force of bayonets shall send us hence...
Página 358 - His lordship did indeed make several efforts to speak, but could only repeat two or three words at a time, such as, ' My wife ! my child! my sister! you know all — you must say all — you know my wishes ;' the rest was quite unintelligible.
Página 235 - In 1793, be published an Inquiry how far the Punishment of Death is necessary in Pennsylvania.
Página 106 - And they do claim, demand and insist upon all and singular the premises as their undoubted rights and liberties...
Página 201 - ... the sides smooth previous to putting in the pipe. This chisel is attached to rods and to the handle, as before described, and in its descent the workmen continually walk round, by which the hole is made smooth and cylindrical.
Página 534 - On this occasion, as on many others, the nation manifested the most enthusiastic attachment to the princess. In 1813, the public contest was renewed between the two parties ; the princess of Wales complaining, as a mother, of the difficulties opposed to her seeing her daughter.
Página 228 - The lines do not run in a uniform direction from the left to the right, or from the right to the left...

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