The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, History and Biography of America, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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John Ward Dean, George Folsom, John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles, Henry Barton Dawson
Henry B. Dawson, 1861 - United States
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Page 126 - With a, full View of the English-Dutch Struggle against Spain, and of the Origin and Destruction of the Spanish Armada. By JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, LL.D., DCL Portraits.
Page 182 - WASHINGTON, The Defender of his Country, the Founder of Liberty, The Friend of Man. History and Tradition are explored in vain For a Parallel to his Character. In the Annals of modern Greatness, He stands alone, And the noblest Names of Antiquity Lose their Lustre in his Presence. Born the Benefactor of Mankind, He united all the Qualities necessary To an Illustrious Career. Nature made him Great, He made himself Virtuous. Called by his Country to the Defence of her Liberties, He triumphantly vindicated...
Page 153 - You shall take especial care, that God Almighty be devoutly and duly served throughout your government, the book of common prayer as by law established, read each sunday, and holy-day, and the blessed sacrament administered according to the rites of the church of England.
Page 92 - I AM old and blind! Men point at me as smitten by God's frown; Afflicted and deserted of my kind, Yet I am not cast down. I am weak, yet strong; I murmur not that I no longer see; Poor, old, and helpless, I the more belong, Father Supreme! to thee.
Page 153 - The Dutch here shall enjoy the liberty of their consciences in divine worship and church discipline.
Page 92 - Thy sinless land, Which eye hath never seen. Visions come and go; Shapes of resplendent beauty round me throng, From angel lips I seem to hear the flow Of soft and holy song.
Page 216 - Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
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Page 90 - We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under Heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
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