A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific: An Extensive Collection of Words, Terms, and Phrases ... Together with Numerous Obsolete, Obsolescent, and Scottish Words ... Not Included in Previous English Dictionaries

John Ogilvie
Blackie and Son, 1855 - 414 pàgines

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Pàgina 30 - ... that the plaintiff has good cause of action against the defendant to the amount of fifty pounds or upwards, and that there is probable cause for believing that the defendant is about to quit England...
Pàgina 146 - Day of March ; and if the Full Moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter Day is the Sunday after.
Pàgina 174 - Franchise and liberty are used as synonymous terms, and their definition is a royal privilege or branch of the king's prerogative, subsisting in the hands of a subject.
Pàgina 299 - That it is the bounden duty of the responsible advisers of the crown to recommend to his majesty for grants of pensions on the civil list such persons only as have just claims on the royal beneficence, or who, by their personal services to the crown, by the performance of duties to the public, or by their useful discoveries in science, and attainments in literature and the arts, have merited the gracious consideration of their Sovereign, and the gratitude of their country.
Pàgina 174 - This is the tenure by which almost all the ancient monasteries and religious houses held their lands, and by which the parochial clergy and very many ecclesiastical and eleemosynary foundations hold them at this day ; the nature of the service being upon the Reformation altered, and made conformable to the purer doctrines of the Church of England.
Pàgina 275 - A sixth species of defect of will is that arising from compulsion and inevitable necessity. These are a constraint upon the will, whereby a man is urged to do that which his judgment disapproves ; and which, it is to be presumed, his will, if left to itself, would reject.
Pàgina 119 - A cross bill is brought by a defendant in a suit against the plaintiff in the same suit, or against other defendants in the same suit, or against both, touching the matters in question in the original bill.
Pàgina 103 - ... have derived, his title to the land warranted, either from or through the ancestor who made the warranty: as where a father, or an elder...
Pàgina 268 - That it shall and may be lawful for any person entitled to, or claiming under any mortgage of land, being land within the definition contained in the first section of the said Act, to make an entry or bring an action at law or suit in equity to recover such land at any time within Twenty years next after the last payment of any part of the principal money or interest secured by such mortgage, although more than Twenty years may have elapsed since the time at which the right to make such entry, or...
Pàgina 57 - God and religion, is that of blasphemy against the Almighty, by denying his being or providence ; or by contumelious reproaches of our Saviour Christ. Whither also may be referred all profane scoffing at the holy scripture, . or exposing it to contempt and ridicule.

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