Pioneer Collections, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1884 - Michigan
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Page 426 - The moonshine, stealing o'er the scene, Had blended with the lights of eve; And she was there, my hope, my joy, My own dear Genevieve!
Page 232 - That hangs his head, and a' that! The coward slave, we pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that! For a' that, and a' that, Our toils obscure, and a' that; The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The Man's the gowd for a
Page 289 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom ; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Page 551 - And also, all the estate, right, title, interest, property, possession, claim, and demand whatsoever, as well in law as in equity, of the said party of the first part, of, in, or to the above described premises, and every part and parcel thereof, with the appurtenances. To have and to hold...
Page 340 - She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar. She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
Page 338 - His grandfather, Capt. Bolles, of that State, was an officer in the American army during the war of the Revolution. About the beginning of the present century both his grandparents, having become dissatisfied with the institution of slavery, although slaveholders...
Page 551 - Company have given granted, aliened, enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents, do give grant, alien, enfeoff and confirm unto the said...
Page 406 - He that holds fast the golden mean And lives contentedly between The little and the great Feels not the wants that pinch the poor Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Imbittering all his state.
Page 473 - The persons named in the first section ^X^K? of this act, or a majority of them, shall be commissioners to open books and receive subscriptions to the capital stock of said company...
Page 536 - The death of those distinguish'd by their station, " But by their virtue more, awakes the mind " To solemn dread, and strikes a saddening awe: " Not that we grieve for them, but for ourselves, " Left to the toil of life And yet the best " Are, by the playful children of this world, " At once forgot, as they had never been.

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