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Page 67 - And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive...
Page 646 - Acts before a court of summary jurisdiction. The term "Summary Jurisdiction Acts" means as follows : As to England, the Act of the session of the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter forty-three, intituled "An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales with respect to summary convictions and orders...
Page 514 - Oh! while along the stream of Time thy name Expanded flies, and gathers all its fame, Say, shall my little bark attendant sail, Pursue the triumph, and partake the gale?
Page 658 - SIR: I am commanded by my lords commissioners of the admiralty to transmit herewith, for the information of...
Page 597 - Whereas the recognised Rule for sailing vessels is— That those having the wind fair shall give way to those on a wind , That, when both are going by the wind, the vessel on the starboard tack shall keep her wind, and the one on the larboard tack bear up, thereby passing each other on the larboard hand...
Page 647 - Seas; and for the purpose of giving jurisdiction under this Act every offence shall be deemed to have been committed, and every cause of complaint to have arisen, either in the place in which the same actually was committed or arose, or in any place on land where the offender or person complained against may be or be brought.
Page 474 - ... it is rather to be considered as a magnificent military sketch, than a very accurate map of a country...
Page 328 - Majesty, or being navigated wholly in ballast), and for every foreign vessel which by any Act of Parliament, Order in Council, Convention or Treaty, shall be privileged to enter the ports of the United Kingdom, upon paying the same duties of tonnage as are paid by British vessels, the...
Page 645 - Trade" or any other person hereby authorized to enter and inspect any " ship" or other premises in the execution of his duty, whether on board any " ship" or elsewhere, may be seized and detained by such inspector or other person, or by any person or persons whom he may call to his assistance, until such offender can be conveniently taken before some Justice of the Peace...