Chambers's Encyclopędia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 5

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W. & R. Chambers, 1868 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Page 125 - 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...
Page 39 - And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
Page 176 - 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...
Page 86 - Florence), and a protracted discussion took place, the chief points of which were the procession of the Holy Ghost from the Father and the Son...
Page 106 - December one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, no irregular marriage contracted in Scotland by declaration, acknowledgment, or ceremony shall be valid, unless one of the parties had at the date thereof his or her usual place of residence there, or had lived in Scotland for twenty-one days next preceding such marriage ; any law, custom, or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 119 - And Abraham planted a grove in Beer-sheba, and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting God.
Page 51 - Tenure by grand serjeanty is, where a man holds his lands or tenements of our sovereign lord the king, by such services as he ought to do in his proper person to the king, as to carry the banner of the king, or his lance, or to lead his army, or to be his marshal, or to carry his sword before him at his coronation, or to be his sewer at his coronation, or his carver, or his butler, or to be one of his chamberlains of the receipt of his exchequer, or to do other like services, &c.
Page 17 - We have not received," saith Irenaeus, " the knowledge of the way of our salvation by any others than those by whom the gospel has been brought to us. Which gospel they first preached, and afterwards, by the will of God, committed to writing, that it might be for time to come the foundation and pillar of our faith.
Page 69 - Ireland; and that the royal style and titles appertaining to the imperial crown of the said united kingdom and its dependencies ; and also the ensigns, armorial flags, and banners thereof, shall be such as his Majesty, by his royal proclamation under the great seal of the united kingdom, shall be pleased to appoint.
Page 176 - But the happiness of our Constitution is, that it is not left to the Executive power to determine when the danger of the State is so [301] great, as to render this measure expedient.

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