Collections of the Maine Historical Society. [1st Ser.̈ (Google eBook)

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Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society - Second Series, Vol. III

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Page 124 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Page 294 - They all acknowledged they did. So, after much debate, the court adjudged him guilty of sedition, and also of contempt, for that the court had appointed the fast as a means of reconciliation of the differences, etc., and he purposely set himself to kindle and increase them.
Page 148 - It discovers a zeal highly to be commended. But while it is acknowledged that great advantages have been derived from these institutions, perhaps it may be justly apprehended that multiplying them may have a tendency to injure the ancient and beneficial mode of education in town grammar schools.
Page 64 - The legislature of MassaVOL. III. 6 chusetts at its session in June adopted a resolve requesting the governor to make such arrangements as would secure to this distinguished friend of our country, an honorable reception on the part of the state, and authorized him to draw on the public treasury to meet the expenses arising therefrom. The Society of Cincinnati of Massachusetts, composed of officers of the Revolutionary army and their sons, at their meeting on the fourth of July, appointed a committee...
Page 151 - Tnis afternoon the Declaration of Independence was read at the head of each brigade of the Continental Army, posted at and in the vicinity of New York. It New York, was received everywhere with loud huzzas, and the utmost demonstrations of joy ; and to-night the equestrian statue 1 Pennsylvania Journal, July 17.
Page 337 - Our royal office, for the advancement of religion and morality, and the promotion of useful knowledge, to hold forth to all classes and denominations of Our faithful subjects, without any distinction whatsoever, an encouragement for pursuing a regular and liberal course of Education...
Page 392 - A challenge was never given on a more shadowy pretext ; a duel was never pressed to a fatal close in the face of such open kindness as was expressed by Mr. Cilley ; and the conclusion is inevitable, that Mr. Graves and his principal second, Mr. Wise, have gone further than their own dreadful code will warrant them, and overstepped the imaginary distinction, which, on their own principles, separates manslaughter from murder.
Page 62 - That, as his uniform and unceasing attachment to this country has resembled that of a patriotic citizen, the United States regard him with particular affection, and will not cease to feel an interest in whatever may concern his honour and prosperity ; and that their best and kindest wishes will always attend him.
Page 172 - And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly ; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.
Page 407 - ... the interests of his employers. This was the origin of the trading-house in question. In order to make themselves secure, the adventurers obtained what became known in process of time as the Muscongus grant or patent. Its limits are described in the original rather obscurely,1 but in a later grant* from John Leverett, great-grandson of Thomas, an original grantee, the language is " on the north side of the said river of Penobscot, toward the west, together with all islands that lie and be within...

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