Miscellanies

Передняя обложка
Houghton, Osgood, 1879 - Всего страниц: 360
 

Отзывы - Написать отзыв

Не удалось найти ни одного отзыва.

Другие издания - Просмотреть все

Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения

Популярные отрывки

Стр. 62 - Pennsylvania and the said territorial line: provided, however, and it is further understood and declared, that the boundaries of these three states shall be subject so far to be altered, that if Congress shall hereafter find it expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two states in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan.
Стр. 12 - He understood the relations of things, and hence his deductions were rarely wrong from any given state of facts. So he applied the principles of the law to the transactions of men with great clearness and precision. He was a close reasoner. He reasoned by analogy, and usually enforced his views by apt illustrations.
Стр. 60 - And the Governor, legislative Council, and House of Representatives shall have authority to make laws in all Cases for the good government of the district not repugnant to the principles and articles in this ordinance established and declared.
Стр. 69 - There shall be annually assessed and collected, in the same manner as other State revenue may be assessed and collected, a tax of two mills upon each dollar's worth of taxable property, in addition to all other taxes, to be applied as follows, to wit:— The fund so created shall be kept separate, and shall annually, on the first day of January, be apportioned and paid over pro...
Стр. 341 - We conceive that, during the process of upheaval of the Sierra, or, possibly, at some time after that had taken place, there was at the Yosemite a subsidence of a limited area, marked by lines of " fault" or fissures crossing each other somewhat nearly at right angles. In other and more simple language, the bottom of the Valley sank down to an unknown depth, owing to its support being withdrawn from underneath, during some of those convulsive movements which must have attended the upheaval of so...
Стр. 72 - Simple, erect, severe, austere, sublime — Shrine of all saints and temple of all gods, From Jove to Jesus — spared and blest by time; Looking tranquillity, while falls or nods Arch, empire, each thing round thee, and man plods His way through thorns to ashes — glorious dome ! Shalt thou not last? Time's scythe and tyrants...
Стр. 340 - Valley is a nearly level area, about six miles in length and from half a mile to a mile in width, sunk almost a mile in perpendicular depth below the general level of the adjacent region. It...
Стр. 12 - The most punctilious honor ever marked his professional life. His frankness and candor were two great elements in his character which contributed to his professional success. If he discovered a weak point in his cause, he frankly admitted it, and thereby prepared the mind to accept more readily his mode of avoiding it. He was equally potent before the jury as with the court.
Стр. 10 - The solemn duty has been assigned me of formerly announcing to this Court the death of ABRAHAM LINCOLN, and to present to the Court the resolutions which the bar has adopted expressive of our appreciation of the deceased, and of our bereavement at his loss, and to ask that they be spread upon the records of the Court. " These are the resolutions of the bar : " Being assembled to express our grief for the sudden death of the President of the Republic, to mourn for the loss of an eminent member of...
Стр. 143 - Their muscles stood out in great hard knots, as if wrought to a tension which must burst them. Their tomahawks and clubs were thrown and brandished about in every direction, with the most terrible ferocity, and with a force and energy which could only result from the highest excitement, and with every step and every gesture they uttered the most frightful yells...

Библиографические данные