The World as it is: Containing a View of the Present Condition of Its Principal Nations, as to Their Forms of Government, Military and Naval Strength, Revenues, Banking Institutions, Prison Discipline, Commerce, Religion, Morals, Education, &c., &c., with Anecdotes of Distinguished Characters and Numerous Engravings
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
according Algiers allowed American amount ancient annually army Asia bank body Britain British called canal capital carried character Christian church civil coast colonies commerce common condition Congress considerable considered consists constitution contains court death direction east effect empire equal established estimated Europe European extent feet five force foreign four France French give half head human hundred important improvements Indian inhabitants islands Italy king kingdom labor land latitude laws length living manner means ment military millions mountains nature navigation object obtained officers origin passed period persons political population port portion possession present prince principal produce received religion residence river road Russia ships situated slaves society Spain square miles success territory thing thousand tion trade United various whole
Page 410 - That religion or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence ; and, therefore, all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience ; and that it is the mutual duty of all to practice Christian forbearance, love and charity towards each other.
Page 376 - And whereas the ministers of the gospel are, by their profession, dedicated to the service of God and the care of souls, and ought not to be diverted from the great duties of their function...
Page 164 - It is bounded on the North by the Arctic Ocean ; on the East by the Pacific Ocean ; on the South by the Indian Ocean ; and on the West by the Red Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Caspian Sea, and the Oural Mountains.
Page 383 - Francis' tavern ; soon after which their beloved commander entered the room. His emotions were too strong to be concealed. Filling a glass, he turned to them and said, ' With a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you ; I most devoutly wish that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy as your former ones have been glorious and honorable.
Page 364 - Faith, etc., having undertaken for the glory of God, and advancement of the Christian faith, and honor of our King and country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia, do, by these presents, solemnly and mutually, in the presence of God, and of one another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic...
Page 398 - I enjoin and require that no ecclesiastic, missionary, or minister, of any sect whatever, shall ever hold or exercise any station or duty whatever in the said college ; nor shall any such person ever be admitted for any purpose, or as a visitor, within the premises appropriated to the purposes of the said college.
Page 389 - An act to repeal the State tax on real and personal property, and to continue and extend the improvements of the State by railroads and canals, and to charter a State bank, to be called the United States Bank.
Page 305 - Both the constitutionality and the expediency of the law creating this bank are well questioned by a large portion of our fellow citizens; and it must be admitted by all, that it has failed in the great end of establishing a uniform and sound currency.