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Page xxxviii - The Codex Argenteus, containing fragments of the four Gospels, is supposed to be the work of Italians in their own country at the close of the fifth century, or the beginning of the sixth. The only MS. in exactly the same style of writing, is the celebrated Gallican Psalter* now in the Abbey of St. Germain des Près.
Page xxix - Mississippi, the constitutions of the five nations provided that their land should remain "common property; but the improvements made thereon, and in the possession of the citizens of the nation, are the exclusive and indefeasible property of the citizens respectively who made, or may rightfully be in possession of them.
Page xxx - The electors and members of the National Council shall in all cases, except those of treason, felony, or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, and at the National Council, in going to and returning.
Page lix - Amen, amen dico tibi, nisi quis renatus" fuerit ex aqua, et Spiritu sancto, non potest introire in regnum Dei.
Page 27 - Si quis in iudicio interpellatus cartam per manibus habuerit, nulle ei male ordine vel invasio requeratur; quia dum interpellatus respondit ad interrogatione: Sta tu, et sine tangano loquatur et dicat: Non malo ordine, sed per testamentum hoc teneo.
Page xl - Il n'ya point , à proprement parler, de peintures ; mais l'emploi qu'on ya fait de l'or et de l'argent sur des fonds pourprés, l'élégance des inscriptions en grandes lettres enclavées , la pureté et la variété des encadrements de plusieurs pages et des médaillons réservés aux souscriptions finales, suffisent pour constituer une...
Page xxxv - Erant si quidem et alii Gothi, qui dicuntur minores, populus immensus, cum suo pontifice ipsoque primate Vulfila, qui eis dicitur et litteras instituisse. hodieque sunt in Moesia regionem incolentes Nicopolitanam ad pedes Emimonti gens multa, sed paupera et inbellis,
Page xxvi - ... and peach orchards were quite common; much attention was paid to the cultivation of gardens; butter and cheese of their own manufacture were seen upon many of their tables; public roads were numerous in the nation and supplied at convenient distances with houses of entertainment kept by the natives; many and flourishing villages dotted the country; cotton and woolen cloths were manufactured by the women and homemade blankets were very common; almost every family grew sufficient cotton for its...