The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature Volume . 16

The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature Volume . 16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1763 edition. Excerpt: ...times', by the most emirfent council in the prosession. The council for the desendant objected to the dedaratioh, because the plaintiff had hot stated thertin, that the city of London had any.right either by charter or prescription, to elect the desendant sheriff: And the by-law being made to regulate this franchise, it ought to appear on the face of the declaration, that they are infitled to the franchise; Which cart only Be by charter or prescription. But the judges being unanimous in their opinion upon the real merits of this cause, declined giving any opinion upon this peiit, though they all seemed to think there was great weight in it.' The doctor then proceeds to give the opinion's of Mr. Justice; Foster, and Mr. Justice Wilrhot, with whorh, the other twct judges of the court of icing's-bench agreed, in reversing the judgment, by declaring the election a nullity. We are forty that we have not room to entertain our readers with the curious argitments laid down in this celebrated case. The article of holidays, marriages, and monasteries, are entertaining, sull, and. '." R s " iainstructive. That of Monasteries is, perhaps, the most complete, and the most succinct of any thing upon that head which has appeared in the English language. But the reader is not to expect that we are to touch upon those and many other important particulars that occur in every page of this work. The head of Ordination, however, has been so well laboured by the doctor, that it claims peculiar attention. It is divided intothirteen articles, 1. Of the order of priests and deacons in' the church. 2. Of the form of ordaining priests and deacons, annexed to the book of Common Prayer. 3. Of the time and place for ordination. 4. Of the qualisication and...show more

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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236568982
  • 9781236568984