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The Standard Library Cyclopedia of Political, Constitutional, Statistical ... - Page 82
1848
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 179

1894
...struggle over the duration of the working day practically began with the introduction of machinery at the end of the last and beginning of the present century. The investment of capital in this particular form stimulated its owner to efforts at securing the greatest...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Architecture - 1805 - 544 pages
...pious charity of our forefathers on such occasions to that displayed in the present times. Towards the end of the last, and beginning of the present century, the annual contributions were .much the same as at pres.ent, while the average number of ordinary poor...
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General View of the Agriculture of Renfrewshire: With Observations on the ...

Great Britain. Board of Agriculture, John Wilson (of Hurlet, Renfrewshire.) - Agriculture - 1812 - 374 pages
...sold at 2 0 0 per ton. 1795 ............... i2 2 0 1796. ............ ..3 0 0 Average, l 7 4 At the end of the last, and beginning of the present century, the price advanced to 5 per ton, and was then at its highest. The following table exhibits the prices...
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Edinburgh Dramatic Review, Volumes 5-6

1823
...or cant expression. This was the vice of the age in which the younger Colman flourished^— w& mean the end of the last and beginning of the present century — the Gothic age of the British drama. The characters, however, of Lieutenant WortKington and Frederick are...
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The Naval and Military Magazine, Volume 3

Military art and science - 1828
...than the British. The vast armies formed by French officers in the service of the Nizam and Scindiah, at the end of the- last and beginning of the present century, were in the pay of these princes ; and although Raymond, De Boyne,* and Perron were likely to have...
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The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volume 2

Liberalism (Religion) - 1828
...notwithstanding the immense erudition bestowed on them by CoteJier, Usher, Pearson, Le Clerc, and others, at the end of the last and beginning of the present century. Lardner has clearly shewn that all the works of Clement are spurious, except his first Epistle to the...
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Memoirs of Spain during the reigns of Philip iv. and Charles ii ..., Volume 1

John Colin Dunlop - 1834
...neither immediate nor obvious, may sometimes weary those who have been accustomed in their own days, at the end of the last, and beginning of the present century, to such sudden and stupendous events — such decisive conflicts, both in Europe and Asia. To them...
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The North American Review, Volume 42

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1836
...some of his essays on supposed facts and customs, which never had existence. But the German scholars at the end of the last and beginning of the present century, were no longer satisfied with the work of destroying the credibility of the early Roman history. They...
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The School for Statesmen: Or, The Public Man's Manual: Being a Complete ...

Great Britain - 1837 - 319 pages
...Star-chamber persecutors have arisen from the tomb and witnessed the unwarrantable persecutions that existed at the end of the last and beginning of the present century, they would have smiled in sympathy ! The doctrine of constructive treasons was pushed to a dangerous...
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Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland ..., Volume 5

Natural History Society of Northumberland, Durham, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne - Natural history - 1877
...very best standard works of the day were his, and for a quiet provincial naturalist and tradesman, at the end of the last and beginning of the present century, must have appeared extravagantly expensive. The following formed only a small part of his library:...
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