The American Farmer (Google eBook)

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Page 124 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself; * Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind.
Page 119 - The wide, the unbounded prospect lies before me : But shadows, clouds, and darkness, rest upon it. Here will I hold. If there's a power above us (And that there is, all Nature cries aloud Through all her works), he must delight in virtue ; And that which he delights in must be happy.
Page 119 - Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction ? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us; 'Tis Heaven itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man.
Page 211 - TRANSACTIONS of the Society instituted at London for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, with the Premiums offered in the year 1783.
Page 127 - Both warbling of one song, both in one key; As if our hands, our sides, voices, and minds, Had been incorporate. So we grew together, Like to a double cherry, seeming parted, But yet an union in partition...
Page 191 - ... to reduce into one the several acts establishing and regulating the post office department, approved March third, eighteen hundred and twenty-five.
Page 105 - Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of the Justices of the Peace in and for said County...
Page 95 - The word Jehovah occurs 6,855 times. Old Testament. The middle book is Proverbs. The middle chapter is Job 29.
Page 95 - Hence from each spinner proceeds a compound thread ; and these four threads, at the distance of about one tenth of an inch from the apex of the spinner, again unite, and form the thread we are accustomed to see, which the spider uses in forming its web. Thus, a spider's...
Page 22 - Punctuality is important, as it gains time : it is like packing things in a box: a good packer will get in half as much more as a bad one.

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