## British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge, Volume 11 |

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Hence it folSCALE , a mathematical instrument , lows , that if the number of

parts consisting of several lines drawn on wood , expressed by the logarithm of

any num . brass , silver , & c . and variously divided , ber be taken from the same

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Hence it folSCALE , a mathematical instrument , lows , that if the number of

**equal**parts consisting of several lines drawn on wood , expressed by the logarithm of

any num . brass , silver , & c . and variously divided , ber be taken from the same

...

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But again , if we thing is also true , as when they continue consider that the idea

of an intinite series

sum of an infinite sesomething positive and determined , in so ries of numbers ...

But again , if we thing is also true , as when they continue consider that the idea

of an intinite series

**equal**. consists of two parts , viz . the idea of Theorem 3 . Thesum of an infinite sesomething positive and determined , in so ries of numbers ...

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And even the gles severally

are so powerful as those angles proportional . Similar recto impress the idea of

peril very strongly tangles as those which have tbeir sides on the hearer .

And even the gles severally

**equal**, and the sides about sounds of a single oneare so powerful as those angles proportional . Similar recto impress the idea of

peril very strongly tangles as those which have tbeir sides on the hearer .

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AB ; and the section of the cylinder will cles . 2 . Every section of a sphere by a be

a circle , whose radius is FH ; in the plane , is a circle . 3 . A sphere is divided

hemisphere , a circle whose radius is FE ; into two

by ...

AB ; and the section of the cylinder will cles . 2 . Every section of a sphere by a be

a circle , whose radius is FH ; in the plane , is a circle . 3 . A sphere is divided

hemisphere , a circle whose radius is FE ; into two

**equal**parts , or hemispheres ,by ...

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Of the series 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , & c . taken from the beginning , always makes a square

number , Natural series of squares 1 . , 2 . , 3 . , 4 . , & c . and that the series of

squares , so formed , which are

...

Of the series 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , & c . taken from the beginning , always makes a square

number , Natural series of squares 1 . , 2 . , 3 . , 4 . , & c . and that the series of

squares , so formed , which are

**equal**to 1 , 4 , 9 , 16 , & c . have for their roots the...

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Page 9 - THERE are three points to be considered in the construction of all remedial statutes ; the old law, the mischief, and the remedy : that is, how the common law stood at the making of the act ; what the mischief was, for which the common law did not provide ; and what remedy the parliament hath provided to cure this mischief. And it is the business of the judges so to construe the act, as to suppress the mischief and advance the remedy e.

Page 10 - Hence too it follows, that the infamous and unchristian practice of withholding baptism from negro servants, lest they should thereby gain their liberty, is totally without foundation, as well as without excuse. The l«w of England acts upon general and extensive principles : it gives liberty, rightly understood, that is, protection, to a Jew, a Turk, or a Heathen...

Page 11 - It is very probable that the great stratum called the milky way, is that in which the sun is placed, though perhaps not in the very centre of its thickness.

Page 6 - Scotland in parliament, and forty-five members to sit in the house of commons. 23. The sixteen peers of Scotland shall have all privileges of parliament : and all peers of Scotland shall be peers of Great Britain, and rank next after those of the same degree at the time of the union, and shall have all privileges of peers, except sitting in the house of lords and voting on the trial of a peer.

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Page 15 - The distance between two points on the surface of a sphere is the length of the minor arc of a great circle between them.

Page 12 - He may and is bound ex officio to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons and other misdoers, and commit them to gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they come into the land...

Page 23 - To this head may also be referred the practice of what is called a set-off: whereby the defendant acknowledges the justice of the plaintiff's demand on the one hand, but on the other sets up a demand of his own, to counterbalance that of the plaintiff, either in the whole or in part...