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Page 422 - DO, in the name and by the authority of the good people of these colonies, solemnly publish and declare, that these united colonies, are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states ; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown, and that all political connexion between them and the state of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved...
Page 692 - Sumatra (1802) ; a Dictionary of the Malayan Language, in two parts, Malayan and English, and English and Malayan...
Page 711 - But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort ? for all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee.
Page 454 - Indian character, customs, and principles; habituated to the hunting life; guarded, by exact observation of the vegetables and animals of his own country, against losing time in the description of objects already possessed; honest, disinterested, liberal, of sound understanding, and a fidelity to truth so scrupulous, that whatever he should report would be as certain as if seen by ourselves.
Page 732 - Circle of the • Earth. An inch is the smallest lineal measure to which a name is given, but subdivisions are used for many purposes. Among me?
Page 419 - In his dying moments he fancied himself on the field of battle. The last words he was heard to utter were, " Stand by me, my brave grenadiers ! " He left a will and testament strongly marked by his peculiarities.
Page 731 - ... declared to be the unit or only standard measure of weight, from which all other weights shall be derived...
Page 732 - The four last denominations arc used for dry goods only. For liquids several denominations have been heretofore adopted, viz. :— For Beer, the Firkin of 9 Gallons, the Kilderkin of 18, the Barrel of 36, the Hogshead of 54, and the Butt of 108 Galls.
Page 624 - Eliz. c. 2, to be punished by six months' imprisonment, and treble damages to the party injured. Maintenance. 12. Maintenance is an offence that bears a near relation to the former, being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting either party, with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it; a practice that was greatly encouraged by the first introduction of uses.