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Biographical Memoir of the Late Charles Macintosh (Classic Reprint)
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Page 154 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me; because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Page 178 - Majesty in the United States of America, that they shall have free and undoubted right to travel and to reside in the States of the two high contracting parties, subject to the same precautions of police which are practised towards the subjects or citizens of the most favored nations.
Page viii - And if the virtues of strangers be so attractive to us, how infinitely more so should be those of our own kindred, and with what additional energy should the precepts of our parents influence us, when we trace the transmission of those precepts from father to son through successive generations, each bearing the testimony of a virtuous, useful, and honourable life to their truth and influence, and all uniting in a kind and earnest exhortation to their descendants, so to live on earth that — followers...
Page 179 - His Sicilian Majesty engages on all these occasions to guarantee to the subjects of His Britannic Majesty who shall reside in his States and Dominions, the preservation of their property and personal security, in the same manner as those are guaranteed to his subjects and to all foreigners belonging to the most favored and most highly privileged nation.
Page 82 - Britain . for the purposes of lighting apartments, and the streets of towns and cities, the manufacturers of the article found that the tar and other liquid products resulting from the process accumulated upon their hands, in the shape of a most disagreeable and inconvenient nuisance.
Page 80 - Gold is not oxidized or dissolved by any of the pure acids ; for it may be boiled even in nitric acid without undergoing any change. Its best solvents are chlorine and nitro-hydrochloric acid ; and it appears from the observations of Davy that chlorine is the agent in both cases, since nitro-hydrochloric acid does not dissolve gold, except when it gives rise to the formation of chlorine.
Page vii - An affectionate regard for their memory is natural to the heart ; it is an emotion totally distinct from pride, — an ideal love, free from that consciousness of requited affection and reciprocal esteem which constitutes so much of the satisfaction we derive from the love of the living. They are denied, it is true, to our personal acquaintance, but the light they shed during their lives survives within their tombs, and will reward our search if we explore them.
Page 178 - Majesty consents that all the privileges and exemptions which His subjects, their commerce and shipping, have enjoyed, and do enjoy, in the Dominions, Ports and Domains of His Sicilian Majesty, in virtue of the Treaty of Peace and Commerce concluded at Madrid the...
Page 179 - ... nations. They shall be entitled to occupy dwellings and warehouses, and to dispose of their personal property of every kind and description, by sale, gift, exchange, or will, and in any other way whatever, without the smallest loss or hindrance being given them on that head. They shall not be obliged to pay, under any pretence whatever, other taxes or rates than those which are paid or that hereafter may be paid by the most favoured nations in the dominions of his said Sicilian Majesty.