The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 11

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Hugh Chisholm
Encyclopædia Britannica Company, 1910 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 284 - There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted; Provided, always, That any person escaping into the same, from whom labor or service is lawfully claimed in any one of the original States, such fugitive may be lawfully reclaimed and conveyed to the person claiming his or her labor or service as aforesaid.
Page 293 - Let your moderation be known to all men : the Lord is at hand.
Page 70 - To secure a larger combined influence for the churches of Christ in all matters affecting the moral and social condition of the people, so as to promote the application of the law of Christ in every relation of human life.
Page 73 - I am persuaded, are founded upon the word of God, and agreeable thereto : And I promise, That through the grace of God, I shall firmly and constantly adhere to the same ; and, to the utmost of my power, shall, in my station, assert, maintain, and defend...
Page 33 - Administration shall be subject to review, on appeal, by such administrator. "SEC. 3. All property the title of which now stands in the name of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers is hereby transferred to and the title thereof vested in the United States.
Page 73 - Christ, for which she has hitherto contended, she disclaims intolerant or persecuting principles, and does not regard her Confession of Faith, or any portion thereof, when fairly interpreted, as favouring intolerance or persecution, or consider that her office-bearers, by subscribing it, profess any principles inconsistent with liberty of conscience and the right of private judgment.
Page 291 - The consequence was a premature development of the brain, that made me a "youthful prodigy" by day, and by night a victim of spectral illusions, nightmare, and somnambulism, which at the time prevented the harmonious development of my bodily powers and checked my growth, while, later, they induced continual headache, weakness and nervous affections, of all kinds.
Page 292 - For the first five years during our actual civil wars," he writes in the " Appeal," " I had little list or leisure to write, fearing to be made an history, and shifting daily for my safety. All that time I could not live to study, who did only study to live.
Page 87 - Congress has no more power to make a slave than to make a king...
Page 72 - That the said civil courts have power to supersede the majority of a Church court of the Establishment, in regard to the exercise of its spiritual functions as a Church court, and to...

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