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Page 11 - You gave the wrong answer,' said the sphinx. 'But that was what made everything possible,' said Oedipus. 'No.' she said. 'When I asked, what walks on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening, you answered Man. You didn't say anything about Woman.' 'When you say Man,' said Oedipus, 'you include women too. Everyone knows that.
Page 40 - Almost all the real property of this kingdom is, by the policy of our laws, supposed to be granted by, dependent upon, and holden of, some superior lord, by and in consideration of certain services to be rendered to the lord by the tenant or possessor of this property. The thing holden is therefore styled a tenement, the possessors thereof, tenants, and the manner of their possession a tenure.
Page 28 - He asserts, that in the year 1743," the Lord" manifested himself to him in a personal appearance; and at the same time opened his spiritual eyes, so that he was enabled constantly to see and converse with spirits and angels.
Page 28 - Mixed actions are suits partaking of the nature of the other two, wherein some real property is demanded, and also personal damages for a wrong sustained.
Page 28 - Its similarity to the other globes of the solar system with regard to its solidity, its atmosphere, and its diversified surface...
Page 40 - There seem to have subsisted among our ancestors four principal species of lay tenures, to which all others may be reduced : the grand criteria of which were the natures of the several services or renders, that were due to the lords from their tenants. The services, in...
Page 28 - He denies the doctrine of atonement, or vicarious sacrifice ; together with the doctrines of predestination, unconditional election, justification by faith alone, the resurrection of the material body, &c. ; and in opposition thereto, maintains that man is possessed of...
Page 40 - By means of the speaking-pipe the communications of the observer are conveyed to the assistant in the observatory, and the workman is directed to perform the required motions.
Page 28 - By these actions formerly all disputes concerning real estates were decided ; but they are now pretty generally laid aside in practice, upon account of the great nicety required in their management, and the inconvenient length of their process : a much more expeditious method of trying titles being since introduced, by other actions personal and mixed.