The Connecticut Magazine, Volume 7 (Google eBook)

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William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Francis Trevelyan Miller
Connecticut Magazine Company, 1900 - Local history
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An extraordinary look into the Connecticut of bygone days. Thanks, Google for preserving it and keeping it alive.

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Page 166 - Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday ; hide the outcasts ; bewray not him that wandereth. 4 Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab ; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler : for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.
Page 163 - ... the best part is always the least, and of that best part the wiser part is always the lesser.
Page 118 - Prepared under the direct supervision of WT HARRIS, Ph.D., LL.D., United States Commissioner of Education, assisted by a large corps of competent specialists and editors.
Page 75 - Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour ? What though we wade in wealth, or soar in fame ? Earth's highest station ends in, ' Here he lies;' And ' dust to dust
Page 469 - What do you think ? Here is good drink, Perhaps you may not know it ; If not in haste, Do stop and taste ! You merry folk will show it.
Page 246 - It is clear to me as ABC," said Washington, "that an extension of federal powers would make us one of the most happy, wealthy, respectable, and powerful nations that ever inhabited the terrestrial globe. Without them we shall soon be everything which is the direct reverse. I predict the worst consequences from a half-starved, limping government, always moving upon crutches and tottering at every step.
Page 327 - Japanese have been trying to become a great nation, like other nations of the earth, and we have looked about us to see what nations are the greatest, so that we could be like them ; and we said, 'There is the United States, not much more than a hundred years old, and America was not discovered by Columbus yet four hundred years ago' ; and we said, 'What is it that makes the United States such a great nation?
Page 379 - O, what are all the notes that ever rung From war's vain trumpet, by thy thundering side ! Yea, what is all the riot man can make, In his short life, to thy unceasing roar ! And yet. bold babbler, what art thou to Him, Who drowned a world, and heaped the waters far Above its loftiest mountains...
Page 377 - The sweet brier shall bloom, and the wild grape shall cluster, And o'er him the leaves of the ivy be shed. There shall they mix with the fern and the heather, There shall the young eagle shed its first feather, The wolves with his wild dogs shall lie there together, And moan o'er the spot where the hunter is laid.
Page 452 - Let me make the superstitions of a nation and I care not who makes its laws or its songs either. Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar.

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