History of Whitley County, Indiana (Google eBook)

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B. F. Bowen & Company, 1907 - Whitley County (Ind.) - 861 pages
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My grandfather probably inherited this book from his father (Jesse Miller, whose article appears in this volume)....so I read through some of this book as a chld. It is a delight to see it again -- and indexed as well. What a great resource to have online (and indexed!)

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Page 168 - How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood, When fond recollection presents them to view! The orchard, the meadow, the deep-tangled wild-wood, And every loved spot which my infancy knew!
Page 261 - Parliament made in aid of and to supply the defects of the common law, prior to the fourth year of the reign of King James the first...
Page 226 - His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not strawed ? Thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with usury.
Page 168 - The wide-spreading pond, and the mill which stood by it, The bridge, and the rock where the cataract fell ; The cot of my father, the dairy-house nigh it, And e'en the rude bucket which hung in the well.
Page 226 - If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.
Page 199 - Previous notice of the time and place of the sale of any personal property on execution shall be given for ten days successively, by posting up written notices thereof in at least three of the most public places in the township where the sale is to be made.
Page 106 - SEC. 6. The number of Senators shall, at the several periods of making the enumeration before mentioned, be fixed by the Legislature, and apportioned among the several counties...
Page 106 - The number of representatives shall, at the several periods of making such enumeration, be fixed by the legislature, and apportioned among the several counties...
Page 168 - For often at noon, when returned from the field, I found it the source of an exquisite pleasure, The purest and sweetest that nature can yield. How ardent I seized it with hands that were glowing! And quick to the white-pebbled bottom it fell; Then soon, with the emblem of truth overflowing, And dripping with coolness it rose from the well; The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket, The moss-covered bucket, arose from the well.
Page 106 - Legislature and apportioned among the several Counties, according to the number of white male inhabitants above twenty-one years of age in each, and shall never be less than...

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