History of the United States of America, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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For the Review of reviews Company by the Macmillan Company, 1905 - United States
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Page 213 - ... the beginning of the three and fortieth degree of northern latitude, and on the south by a circle drawn at twelve miles...
Page 104 - But I thank God there are no free schools, nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years ; for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both...
Page 104 - I thank God there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have them these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!
Page 103 - The same course that is taken in England out of towns; every man according to his ability instructing his children.
Page xix - I have to tell you, as a fact of personal experience, that in all my poor Historical investigations it has been, and always is, one of the most primary wants to procure a bodily likeness of the personage inquired after ; a good Portrait if such exists ; failing that, even an indifferent if sincere one.
Page 312 - The tender Mother will own no other of all her numerous brood, But such as stand at Christ's right hand acquitted through his Blood. The pious Father had now much rather his graceless Son should ly In Hell with Devils, for all his evils burning eternally...
Page xxviii - Howe, and he was in fact its real chief; "the noblest Englishman that has appeared in my time, and the best soldier in the British army,
Page 156 - Hooker, defended the restriction of the suffrage on the ground that " the best part is always the least, and of that best part the wiser part is always the lesser ; " Hooker replied that " in matters which concern the common good, a general council, chosen by all, to transact businesses which concern all, I conceive most suitable to rule and most safe for relief of the whole.
Page 321 - Industry pays debts, but despair increaseth them,' says poor Richard. What though you have found no treasure, nor has any rich relation left you a legacy? ' Diligence is the mother of good luck,' as poor Richard says ; and, ' God gives all things to industry ; then plough deep while sluggards sleep, and you will have corn to sell and to keep,
Page 103 - Answer. We suppose, and I am very sure we do not much miscount, that there is in Virginia above forty thousand persons, men, women and children, and of which there are two thousand black slaves, six thousand Christian servants, for a short time...

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