History of Ashland County, Ohio (Google eBook)

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Williams, 1863 - Ashland County (Ohio) - 417 pages
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I do not understand how Google got William Bros. as the author of this book, when it says on the title page that it was written by H. S. Knapp.

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Page 372 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said Territory as to the citizens of the United States and those of any other States that may be admitted into the Confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Page 22 - In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a State, And sovereign Law, that State's collected will O'er thrones and globes elate, Sits Empress, crowning good, repressing ill.
Page 24 - The way was long, the wind was cold, The Minstrel was infirm and old; His withered cheek and tresses gray Seemed to have known a better day; The harp, his sole remaining joy, Was carried by an orphan boy. The last of all the Bards was he, Who sung of Border chivalry; For, well-a-day ! their date was fled, His tuneful brethren all were dead; And he, neglected and oppressed, Wished to be with them, and at rest.
Page 240 - Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins,' and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Page 175 - ... just. They are industrious, sober, temperate, kind, charitable people ; envying not the great, nor despising the mean : They read much, they sing and pray much, they are constant attendants upon the worship of God ; their dwelling houses are all houses of prayer ; they walk in the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless, both in public and private.
Page 33 - We can hear him read now, just as he did that summer day, when we were busy quilting up stairs, and he lay near the door, his voice rising denunciatory and thrilling strong and loud as the roar of wind and waves, then soft and soothing as the balmy airs that quivered the morning-glory leaves about his gray beard. His was a strange eloquence at times, and he was undoubtedly a man of genius.
Page 237 - The effect of these synodical covenants, conventional articles of belief, and rules of ecclesiastical polity has been the introduction of a new nomenclature a human vocabulary of religious words, phrases, and technicalities, which has displaced the style of the living oracles, a*id affixed to the sacred diction ideas wholly unknown to the apostles of Christ.
Page 237 - Scriptures, according to the commonly received and well-established rules of interpretation, the ideas attached to the leading terms and sentences found in the holy Scriptures, and then to use the words of the Holy Spirit in the apostolic acceptation of them. By thus expressing the ideas communicated by the Holy Spirit in the terms, and phrases learned from the apostles, and by avoiding the artificial and technical language of scholastic theory, they propose to restore a pure speech to the household...
Page 236 - ... doctrine. The distinguishing characteristics of their views and practices are the following : They regard all the sects and parties of the Christian world as having, in greater or less...
Page 239 - ... and no one else. They consider immersion into the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, after a public, sincere, and intelligent confession of the faith in Jesus, as necessary to admission to the privileges of the kingdom of the Messiah...

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