The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Band 5


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Seite 26 - Parallel straight lines are such as are in the same plane, and which being produced ever so far both ways, do not meet.
Seite 32 - The light of the body is the eye if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness.
Seite 32 - I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine : But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood.
Seite 26 - IF a straight line fall upon two parallel straight lines, it makes the alternate angles equal to one another; and the exterior angle equal to the interior and opposite upon the same side; and likewise the two interior angles upon the same side together equal to two right angles...
Seite 54 - I do not understand the doctrine of Luther, or Calvin, or Melancthon, nor the Confession of Augsburg, or Geneva, nor the Catechism of Heidelberg, nor the Articles of the Church of England, no, nor the Harmony of Protestant Confessions ; but that wherein they all agree, and which they all subscribe with a greater harmony, as a perfect rule of faith and action, that is, — the Bible. " The Bible, I say, the Bible only, is the religion of Protestants.
Seite 54 - Propose me anything out of this Book, and require whether I believe it or no, and seem it never so incomprehensible to human reason, I will subscribe it with hand and heart, as knowing no demonstration can be stronger than this: — God hath said so; therefore it is true.
Seite 32 - The lesser circulation is the transmission of the blood from the right to the left side of the heart, through the lungs.
Seite 54 - So absolute indeed was the authority of the crown, that the precious spark of liberty had been kindled, and was preserved by the puritans alone ; and it was to this sect, whose principles appear so frivolous and habits so ridiculous, that the English owe the whole freedom of their constitution.
Seite 24 - ... for the cognizance of the Holy See; and as far as the keys of the Holy Church extend I remit to...
Seite 26 - The king's majesty is, by his office and dignity royal, the principal conservator of the peace within all his dominions ; and may give authority to any other to see the peace kept, and to punish such as break it, hence it is usually called the king's peace.

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