EncyclopŠdia 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, Volume 2

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Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth
Desilver, Thomas, & Company, 1835

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Pagina 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.
Pagina 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Pagina 179 - It is about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth, but contracts at both ends.
Pagina 106 - And they do claim, demand and insist upon all and singular the premises as their undoubted rights and liberties...
Pagina 228 - The hues do not run in a uniform direction from the left to the right, or from the right to the left...
Pagina 130 - Whoever wilfully blasphemes the holy name of God by denying, cursing, or contumeliously reproaching God, his creation, government or final judging of the world...
Pagina 220 - He was a fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh, and a member of some other learned bodies.
Pagina 372 - In July of the same year, they discovered Newfoundland, and explored it up to latitude 67░. The accounts of this voyage are attended with much obscurity ; but it seems, that, in a subsequent voyage, the father and son sailed as far as cape Florida, and were actually the first who saw the main land of America.
Pagina 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.
Pagina 51 - With the intention of banishing idleness, he prescribed in addition to the work of God, (as he called prayer and the reading of religious writings,) the instruction of youth in reading, writing, and ciphering, in the doctrines of Christianity, in manual labors, (including mechanic arts of every kind,) and in the management of the monastery. With regard to dress and food, the rule was severe, but not extravagant.

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