History of the Taxes on Knowledge: Their Origin and Repeal, Volume 1

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Page 217 - Medicine" is a series of biographies written by "eminent hands" intended to supply this want. It is intended that the man shall be depicted as he moved and lived and had his being, and that the scope and gist of his work, as well as the steps by which he reached his results, shall be set forth in a clear, readable style.
Page 2 - Those which otherwise come forth, if they be found mischievous and libellous, the fire...
Page 15 - newspaper " shall mean any paper containing public news, intelligence, or occurrences, or any remarks or observations therein printed for sale, and published in England or Ireland periodically, or in parts or numbers at intervals not exceeding twenty-six days between the publication of any two such papers, parts, or numbers.
Page 216 - ... obtainable of its subject, and a map showing his special contribution to the Imperial edifice. The first to appear will be a Life of Sir Walter Ralegh, by Major Hume, the learned author of
Page 145 - Committee considers it their duty to direct attention to the objections and abuses incident to the present system of newspaper stamps, arising from the difficulty of defining and determining the meaning of the term 'news...
Page 216 - SB. each. The completion of the Sixtieth year of the Queen's reign will be the occasion of much retrospect and review, in the course of which the great men who, under the auspices of Her Majesty and her predecessors, have helped to make the British Empire what it is to-day, will naturally be brought to mind. Hence the idea of the present series. These biographies.
Page 217 - The development of medicine from an empiric art to an exact science is one of the most important and also one of the most interesting chapters in the history of civilisation.
Page 216 - These biographies, concise but full, popular but authoritative, have been designed with the view of giving in tach case an adequate picture of the builder in relation to his work. The series will be under the general editorship of Mr. HF Wilson, formerly Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and now private secretary to the Right Hon. J. Chamberlain kt the Colonial Office.
Page 216 - RAJAH BROOKE; the Englishman as Ruler of an Eastern State. By Sir SPENSER ST. JOHN, GCMG ADMIRAL...

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