Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, Volume 7

W. and R. Chambers, 1868

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Pagina 15 - Original Sin standeth not in the following of Adam (as the Pelagians do vainly talk); but it is the fault and corruption of the Nature of every man, that naturally is engendered of the offspring of Adam; whereby man is very far gone from original righteousness, and is of his own nature inclined to evil, so that the flesh lusteth always contrary to the spirit; and therefore in every person born into this world, it deserveth God's wrath and damnation.
Pagina 15 - They being the root of all mankind, the guilt of this sin was imputed, and the same death in sin and corrupted nature conveyed to all their posterity, descending from them by ordinary generation. From this original corruption, whereby we are utterly indisposed, disabled and made opposite to all good, and wholly inclined to all evil, do proceed all actual transgressions.
Pagina 6 - Will you solemnly promise and swear to govern the people of this kingdom of England, and the dominions thereto belonging, according to the statutes in parliament agreed on, and the laws and customs of the same?
Pagina 11 - The Committee of Public Accounts is appointed by the House of Commons to examine "the accounts showing the appropriation of the sums granted by Parliament to meet the public expenditure, and of such other accounts laid before Parliament as the committee may think fit
Pagina 4 - ... from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea ; scattered through a large body of sand or clay ; and in this state it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko,
Pagina 11 - An election petition may be presented either by four or more persons who voted or had a right to vote at the election or by a person alleging himself to have been a candidate at the election.
Pagina 10 - ... read by the clerk of the crown, the royal assent to each is signified by the clerk of the parliaments in Norman French, and so entered on the lords
Pagina 9 - A Brahman, at the beginning and end (of a lesson on the Veda), must always pronounce the syllable Om ; for unless Om precede, his learning will slip away from him ; and unless it follow, nothing will be long retained.

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