The Complete Compendium of Universal Knowledge: Containing All You Want to Know of Language, History, Government, Business and Social Forms, and a Thousand and One Other Useful Subjects

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Elliott Publishing Company, 1895 - 813 páginas
 

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Página 385 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Página 376 - BETTER is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than a house full of sacrifices with strife.
Página 622 - York, of the second part, witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar lawful money of the United States of America, to them in hand paid by...
Página 575 - States, and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same," he will be admitted to citizenship. TITLES OF NOBILITY. If the applicant has borne any hereditary title or order of nobility, he must make an express renunciation of the same at the time of his application.
Página 575 - State or sovereignty of which he was before a citizen or subject," which proceedings must be recorded by the clerk of the court. Conditions for Citizenship. — If it shall appear to the satisfaction of the court to which the alien has applied that he has resided continuously within the United States for at least five years, and within the State or Territory where such court is at the time held one year at least ; and that during that time " he has behaved as a man of good moral character, attached...
Página 459 - Should peace arrive after another campaign or two, and afford us a little leisure, I should be happy to see Your Excellency in Europe, and to accompany you, if my age and strength would permit, in visiting some of its ancient and most famous kingdoms. You would, on this side of the sea, enjoy the great reputation you have acquired...
Página 570 - We favor an amendment to the federal constitution providing for the election of United States Senators by direct vote of the people, and we favor direct legislation wherever practicable.
Página 571 - ... all men are created equal; and are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; and that among these are, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness...
Página 528 - Revolt or conspiracy to revolt by two or more persons on board a ship on the high seas against the authority of the master.
Página 439 - Alas! my noble boy ! that thou shouldst die ! Thou, who wert made so beautifully fair ! That death should settle in thy glorious eye, And leave his stillness in this clustering hair ! How could he mark thee for the silent tomb ! My proud boy, Absalom...

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