Chronography of Notable Events in the History of the Northwest Territory and Wayne County (Google eBook)

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O.S. Gulley, Borman & Company, Printers, 1890 - Northwest, Old - 484 pages
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Page 352 - Surely goodness and mercy have followed me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
Page 215 - But how much nobler will be the Sovereign's boast, when he shall have it to say that he found Law dear, and left it cheap ; found it a sealed book, left it a living letter ; found it the patrimony of the rich, left it the inheritance of the poor ; found it the two-edged sword of craft and oppression, left it the staff of Honesty and the shield of Innocence...
Page 321 - But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny ? Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this last, even as unto thee. Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own ? Is thine eye evil, because I am good ? So the last shall be first, and the first last : for many be called, but few chosen.
Page 108 - We have met the enemy and they are ours; two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop.
Page 130 - My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned, and rulers of the earth ; But higher far my proud pretensions rise The son of parents pass'd into the skies.
Page 281 - And you are to observe and follow such Orders and Directions from Time to Time, as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Page 397 - At the time of his death he was Chairman of the Board of Deacons, and of the Board of Trustees of the First Baptist Church of Mobile.
Page 113 - Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory : nothing can be made of nothing : he who has laid up no materials, can produce no combinations.
Page 281 - President of the United States of America. To all who shall see these presents, greeting: Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism, valor, fidelity, and abilities...
Page 446 - May, 1885, the degree of LL. D. was conferred upon him by Hillsdale College. In December of 1859 he removed to Grand Rapids, Mich. He has been extensively engaged in the lumber business and other industries since 1866. In August, 1861, he enlisted in the Army and was mustered into...

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