In the spirit of his age he denounced the relics of medieval institutions, such as entails and tenures in mortmain.
An Act passed in 1770, which relaxed the rigour of strict entails and afforded power to landlords to grant leases and otherwise improve their estates, had a beneficial effect on Scottish agriculture.
It contains, in addition to the ancient national records, adequate accommodation, in fireproof chambers, for all Scottish title-deeds, entails, contracts and mortgages, and for general statistics, including those of births, deaths and marriages.
The limiting efficiency of the microscope is attained when the angular aperture amounts to 180°; and it is evident that a lateral displacement of the point under observation through -IX entails (at the old image) a phase-discrepancy B Q' of a whole period, one extreme ray FIG.
For the alteration of wave-length entails, at the two limits of a diffracted wave-front, a relative retardation equal to mndX.
The very large mass of detail collected at these inquiries entails an unusually long time spent in compilation; the statistics of population, accordingly, are available considerably in advance of those relating to production and industries.
8 a all individual substances to the universality of God entails the sacrifice of the individual personality of men.
The administration of Greenland entails an annual loss which is posted on the budget of the ministry of finances.
Of course there is in most cases the alternative of a fine, the non-payment of which entails the imprisonment; yet a penalty imposed on the pocket is so clearly the proper retribution for such misdeeds that better methods should be devised for the collection of fines.
1857), in tales of somewhat artless form, has depicted the hardships which poverty too often entails upon the Finn in his country life.
The Order, however, which the would-be ascetic can enter by regular initiation, when he is twenty years of age, entails a discipline much more severe.
In the mathematical sense, however, this selection is arbitrary; the reproduction of a finite object with a finite aperture entails, in all probability, an infinite number of aberrations.
The last measure prevents the germination of the spores of the fungus on the leaves, and is a most useful mode of checking the spread of the disease; to be successful in its use, however, entails care in the preparation of the spray and thoroughness in its application.
Among his qualifications the most peculiar is that he must be unmarried, which, since the secular priests are compelled to marry, entails his belonging to the "black clergy" or monks.
It wa~ only at the end of the I3th century and later that they began to form mayorazgos or entails, to preserve their name and family.
The chief disadvantage is the loss of nitrogen which it entails, this element being given off into the air in a free gaseous state.
This is an expensive operation as it entails the cost of pumping the water out again and repairing the resulting damage.
28 a descends entire in order of primogeniture, and by preference to the male heir; the emperor and his consort must belong to the Eastern Orthodox Church; the emperor can wear no crown that entails residence abroad.