The national encyclopædia. Libr. ed, Volum 6


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Pàgina 9 - and that I shall lawfully do to you the customs and services which I ought to do, at the terms assigned; so help me God and his saints ; " and he shall kiss the book. But he shall not kneel when he maketh his fealty, nor shall make such humble reverence as is aforesaid in homage.* Fealty
Pàgina 539 - in the universities, who professeth the liberal sciences, and (to be short) who can live idly and without manual labour, and well bear the port, charge, and countenance of a gentleman, he shall be called master, and taken for a
Pàgina 547 - is the science which investigates the successive changes that have taken place in the organic and inorganic kingdoms of nature ; it inquires into the causes of these changes, and the influence which they have exerted in modifying the surface and external structure of our planet.
Pàgina 21 - lamb, or as much wheat as, when poured on the cat suspended by its tail (the head touching the floor), would form a heap high enough to cover the tip of the former. This last quotation is not only curious, as being an evidence of the simplicity of ancient manners, but it
Pàgina 55 - and pur fair fitz chevalier, &c. ; and all tenures of any honours, manors, lands, tenements or hereditaments, or any estate of inheritance at the common law, held either of the king or of any other person or persons, bodies politic or corporate, were turned into free and common soccage, to all
Pàgina 453 - or with intent to induce any person to apply to any house, office, room, or place, or to any person with the view of obtaining information or advice for the purpose of any such bet or wager, or with respect to any such event or contingency as is mentioned in the principal Act, or
Pàgina 189 - declared to be an offence to commission, equip, or despatch any ship with intent or knowledge, or having reasonable cause to believe, that the same will be employed in the military or

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