The Empire of Brazil at the Paris International Exhibition of 1867

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E. & H. Laemmert, 1867 - Brazil - 197 pages
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Page 34 - Art. 13. The legislative power is delegated to the general assembly with the sanction of the Emperor. Art. 14. The general assembly is composed of two chambers — the chamber of deputies, and the chamber of senators or senate. Art. 15.
Page 100 - ... professors and 21 assistants, all of whom are appointed by the government after competitive examinations. Admission to medical study in these faculties is only after an examination in the leading branches of a general education ; candidates for a place in the courses strictly medical being examined in Latin, French, English, history and geography, rational and moral philosophy, arithmetic, geometry, and algebra to equations of the first degree ; candidates for the study of pharmacy in French,...
Page 33 - Church and Education. The established religion of the empire is the Roman Catholic, but according to Article 5 of the constitution, all other religions are tolerated, ' with their domestic or private form of worship, in buildings destined for this purpose, but without the exterior form of temples." No person can be persecuted for religious acts or motives. The Roman Catholic clergy is maintained by the State; funds, however, are voted for the construction of chapels and for the subsistence of ministers...
Page 44 - No citizen shall do, or omit to do, any act unless by virtue of law. 16. Every citizen may express his thoughts by words or writings, and publish them in print without liability to censure but they shall be answerable for abuses, which they may commit in the exercise of this right, in the cases and in the mode the Parliament shall determine. 17. Every citizen has in his house an inviolable asylum. 18. No one can be imprisoned without a special crime proved against him according to law. 19. No one...
Page 36 - ... alike exempted from arrest, unless by the authority of their respective Chambers, or when seized in the commission of a capital offence. For the opinions uttered during the exercise of their functions, they...
Page 112 - academy of the fine arts," with a course of instruction divided into sections as follows : The first section comprises classes in geometric design, ornamental design, and civil architecture. The second section, classes in ornamental sculpture, engraving of medals and of precious stones, and statuary. The third section, classes in sketching of figures, landscapes, flowers and animals, historical painting, and living models. The fourth section, the chairs of application of mathematical principles,...
Page 59 - ... conspicuous. The winter is passed in this condition, the eggs hatch in the spring, and the caterpillars feed upon the leaves until they are full grown, this condition being reached sometime about the middle or end of June. They now spin their cocoons on the trunk, limbs or twigs, and in this stage remain for two or three weeks, at the end of which time the moths escape. The male moth is winged, and flies freely; but the female, being wingless, remains on the cocoon from which she escaped, and...
Page 38 - To declare war and make peace. To regulate the political intercourse with foreign nations and to make treaties of offensive and defensive alliance , of subsidy and of commerce, bringing them subsequently before the notice of the General Assembly whenever the interest and security of the State will so permit.
Page 34 - The political powers recognized by the constitution of Brazil are four— the legislative power, the moderating power, the executive power, and the judicial power, Art.
Page 98 - ... anatomy ; medical operations; instruments; materia medica; therapeutics; hygiene; history of medicine; medical jurisprudence ; pharmacy, with practice in the pharmaceutical laboratory. There are also special courses for pharmacy and obstetrics respectively, the term of study in which is three years. Each faculty possesses a chemical laboratory, a cabinet of physics, of natural history, of human and comparative anatomy, and of materia medica ; also a surgical arsenal, a pharmaceutical laboratory,...

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