The Chronotype, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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The College, 1873 - United States
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Page 240 - O God ! I could be bounded in a nut-shell, and count myself a king of infinite space; were it not that I have bad dreams.
Page 239 - You should not have believed me. For virtue cannot so inoculate our old stock but we shall relish of it.
Page 26 - that all men are created equal, and endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights among which are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness," I shall strenuously contend for the immediate enfranchisement of our slave population.
Page 26 - I have taken the liberty of sending your Almanac to Monsieur de Condorcet, Secretary of the Academy of Sciences at Paris, and member of the Philanthropic Society; because I considered it a document to which your whole colour had a right for their justification against the doubts which have been entertained of them.
Page 240 - Sweets to the sweet : farewell ! [ Scattering flowers. I hoped thou shouldst have been my Hamlet's wife ; I thought thy bride-bed to have deck'd, sweet maid, And not have strew'd thy grave.
Page 54 - In the name of God amen. The 1 st day of September in the 36th year of the reign of our sovereign lord Henry VIII by the grace of God King of England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith and of the church of England and also of Ireland, in earth the supreme head, and in the year of our Lord God 1544.
Page 26 - Nobody wishes more than I do to see such proofs as you exhibit, that Nature has given to our black brethren talents equal to those of the other colours of men, and that the appearance of a want of them is owing only to the degraded condition of their existence both in Africa and America.
Page 175 - And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through. 40 Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.
Page 22 - A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that it must depend on the influence of some common principle in the minds of men.
Page 13 - ... at the beginning of each article he will quote the foreign paper from whence it is taken, that the public, seeing from what country a piece of news comes, with the allowance of that government, may be better able to judge of the credibility and fairness of the relation. Nor will he take upon himself to give any comments or conjectures of his own, but will relate only matter-of- facts, supposing other people to have sense enough to make reflections for themselves.

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