The New International Encyclopædia, Volume 15

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Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby, Daniel Coit Gilman
 

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Page 237 - They should go to nature in all singleness of heart, and walk with her laboriously and trustingly, having no other thought but how best to penetrate her meaning; rejecting nothing, selecting nothing, and scorning nothing.
Page 222 - A sailing vessel under way shall sound, at intervals of not more than one minute, when on the starboard tack, one blast ; when on the port tack, two blasts in succession, and when with the wind abaft the beam, three blasts in succession. (d) A vessel when at anchor shall, at intervals of not more than one minute, ring the bell rapidly for about five seconds.
Page 223 - When two sailing vessels are approaching one another so as to involve risk of collision, one of them shall keep out of the way...
Page 223 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any vessel, or the owner, or master, or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper look-out, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.
Page 223 - When both are running free, with the wind on different sides, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Page 223 - When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance from other vessels or from the shore, the following shall be the signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, viz. : — In the daytime — 1. A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute; 2. The International Code signal of distress indicated 16 3. The distant signal, consisting of a square flag, having either above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball; 4. A continuous sounding with...
Page 354 - Where there is a contract for the sale of unascertained or future goods by description, and goods of that description and in a deliverable state are unconditionally appropriated...
Page 223 - In narrow channels every steam vessel shall, when it is safe and practicable, keep to that side of the fairway or mid-channel which lies on the starboard side of such vessel.
Page 222 - Small steamboats, such as are carried by seagoing vessels, may carry the white light at a less height than nine feet above the gunwale, but it shall be carried above the combined lantern mentioned in subdivision one (b).
Page 354 - ... specific goods, in a deliverable state, the property in the goods passes to the buyer when the contract is made and it is immaterial whether the time of payment, or the time of delivery, or both, be postponed.

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