Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, Volume 9

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1883 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Page 6 - The skin presents an eruption of spots, which are usually somewhat coppery, but sometimes of a rose-red tint ; while on the soles of the feet and the palms of the hands...
Page 21 - ... and cursing and swearing in a manner so horrid as to convey to any serious mind an idea of hell rather than any other place.
Page 8 - Cuthbert, round which were displayed those of St. Peter of York, St. John of Beverley, and St. Wilfred of Ripon.
Page 18 - Richelieu was doing in France; to make Charles a monarch as absolute as any on the Continent ; to put the estates and the personal liberty of the whole people at the disposal of the crown ; to deprive the courts of law of all independent authority, even In...
Page 9 - Members of the Senate. The UNIVERSITY COUNSEL are appointed by Grace of the Senate, and are consulted upon various occasions. The SOLICITOR is appointed by the Vice-Chancellor. SYNDICS are the members of special committees of members of the Senate, appointed by Grace from time to time for specific duties.
Page 16 - It is now ten years since I, seeing the confused order of our late English chronicles, and the ignorant handling of ancient affairs, leaving mine own peculiar gains, consecrated myself to the search of our famous antiquities.
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