Library of Universal Knowledge: Being a Reprint Entire of the Last (1879) Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia; A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers, Том 7

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American book exchange, 1880

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Сторінка 476 - ... confinement of the person by secretly hurrying him to jail, where his sufferings are unknown or forgotten, is a less public, a less striking, and therefore a more dangerous engine of arbitrary government. And yet, sometimes, when the state is in real danger, even this may be a necessary measure. But the happiness of our constitution is, that it is not left to the executive power to determine when the danger of the state is so great as to render this measure expedient, for it is the parliament...
Сторінка 251 - ... are the work of men ; owe their origin and their whole existence to human will. Men did not wake on a summer morning and find them sprung up. Neither do they resemble trees, which, once planted, ' are aye growing' while men
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