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Сторінка 433 - Determined to keep open a market where MEN should be bought and sold, he has prostituted his negative for suppressing every legislative attempt to prohibit or to restrain this execrable commerce.
Сторінка 189 - Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness.
Сторінка 40 - ... a tumultuous disturbance of the peace by three persons or more assembling together of their own authority, with an intent mutually to assist one another against any who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards actually executing the same in a violent and turbulent manner to the terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful.
Сторінка 48 - THE ANCIENTS HAD OF INDIA ; and the Progress of Trade with that Country prior to the Discovery of the Passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope.
Сторінка 457 - Socage, in its most general and extensive signification, seems to denote a tenure by any certain and determinate service. And in this sense it is by our ancient writers constantly put in opposition to chivalry, or knight-service, where the render was precarious and uncertain. Thus Bracton (a) ; if a man holds by rent in money, without any escuage or serjeanty, " id tenementum did potest socagium...
Сторінка 416 - Simony is the corrupt presentation of any one to an ecclesiastical benefice for money, gift, or reward. It is so called from the resemblance it is said to bear to the sin of Simon Magus, though the purchasing of holy orders seems to approach nearer to his offence.
Сторінка 350 - We do also resolve to protect and preserve the government of the Church of Scotland, as it is settled by law...
Сторінка 433 - He has waged cruel war against human nature itself, violating its most sacred rights of life and liberty in the persons of a distant people who never offended him, captivating and carrying them into slavery in another hemisphere or to incur miserable death in their transportation thither.
Сторінка 391 - Blunt — Vestiges of Ancient Manners and Customs, discoverable in Modern Italy and Sicily...
Сторінка 435 - On looking into the places where they had been crammed, there were found some children next the sides of the ship, in the places...

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