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Էջ 399 - Iter Britanniarum or that part of the itinerary of Antoninus which relates to Britain, with a new comment by the Rev.
Էջ 95 - ' cried the Doctor, and lo, on uncovering the shillings, which had been dispersed, each beneath a separate hat, they were all found 90 congregated under one.
Էջ 321 - House sympathizes with his majesty in the deep affliction in which his majesty is plunged by this mournful event. The king, taking into his serious consideration the advanced period of the session, and the state of the public business, feels unwilling to recommend the introduction of any new...
Էջ 298 - That the interest excited by this department of science is universally felt ; that its. advantages are of the first importance to mankind in general, and paramount to the welfare of a maritime nation, like Great Britain, with its numerous and extensive foreign possessions : That its decided utility in conferring just and distinct notions of the physical and political relations of our globe...
Էջ 44 - On this subject there can be but little doubt that our best policy would be to discontinue the building of ships of the first and second class, and look rather to the possession of ample materials, prepared for the emergencies of war, than to the number of vessels which we can float in a season of peace, as the index of our naval power.
Էջ 228 - That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, praying that he will be graciously pleased to issue a Commission for inquiring into the defects, occasioned by time and otherwise, in the Laws of this realm, and into the measures necessary for removing the same.
Էջ 341 - Months afterwards it was ascertained, that at the time of observation the bells of the city of St. Salvador, on the Brazilian coast, had been ringing on the occasion of a festival...
Էջ 160 - ... exposed to light, its skin gradually becomes darker, and at last gains an olive tint. Its nasal organs appear large, and it is abundantly furnished with teeth ; from which it may be concluded that it is an animal of prey. Yet in iu confined state it has never been known to eat ; and it has been kept alive for many years, by occasionally changing the water in which it was placed.
Էջ 160 - ... in the larger specimens are found so imperfect as to be almost obliterated. It has small points in place of eyes, as if to preserve the analogy of nature. It is of a fleshy whiteness, and transparency in its natural state, but when exposed to light, its skin gradually becomes darker, and at last gains an olive tint.