The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge, Volume 25

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Encyclopedia Americana Corporation, 1920 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 26 - John, who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost (for as yet he was fallen upon none of them; only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus). Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.
Page 106 - ... the smallpox was always present, filling the churchyards with corpses, tormenting with constant fears all whom it had not yet stricken, leaving on those whose lives it spared the hideous traces of its power, turning the babe into a changeling at which the mother shuddered, and making the eyes and cheeks of the betrothed maiden objects of horror to the lover.
Page 192 - ... the history of these class struggles forms a series of evolutions in which, nowadays, a stage has been reached where the exploited and oppressed class - the proletariat - cannot attain its emancipation from the sway of the exploiting and ruling class - the bourgeoisie - without, at the same time, and once and for all, emancipating society at large from all exploitation, oppression, class distinctions and class struggles.
Page 191 - Manifesto being our joint production, I consider myself bound to state that the fundamental proposition which forms its nucleus, belongs to Marx. That proposition is : that in every historical epoch, the prevailing mode of economic production and exchange, and the social organization necessarily following from it, form the basis upon which is built up, and from which alone can be explained, the political and intellectual history of that epoch...
Page 40 - That the said right claimed by the People of Ireland to be bound only by laws enacted by his Majesty and the Parliament of that Kingdom, in all cases whatever...
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Page 26 - But Peter said unto him ; Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.
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