The History of Printing in America: With a Biography of Printers, and an Account of Newspapers, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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J. Munsell, printers, 1874 - American literature
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Page 72 - Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
Page 239 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
Page 330 - 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 97 - I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect to live long; besides, we have but one man, viz. the Indian Printer, that is able to compose the sheets, and correct the press with understanding.
Page 66 - Holy Bible : containing the Old Testament and the New. Translated into the Indian Language and ordered to be printed by the Commissioners of the United Colonies in New England, at the charge, and with the consent of the Corporation in England for the Propagation of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New England.
Page 224 - God's | Protecting Providence | Man's | Surest Help and Defence | In the times Of the Greatest Difficulty and most Imminent Danger; | Evidenced in the | Remarkable Deliverance Of divers Persons, | From the devouring Waves of the Sea, amongst which they Suffered Shipwrack. | And also | From the more Cruelly devouring jawes of the inhumane | Cannibals of Florida.
Page xliii - Remember, O my friends, the laws, the rights, The generous plan of power delivered down. From age to age, by your renowned forefathers, (So dearly bought, the price of so much blood) Oh let it never perish in your hands! But piously transmit it to your children. Do thou, great Liberty, inspire our souls, And make our lives in thy possession happy, Or our deaths glorious la thy just defense.
Page 116 - I desired him to let me have threepenny-worth of bread of some kind or other. He gave me three large rolls. I was surprised at receiving so much : I took them, however, and, having no room in my pockets, I walked on with a roll under each arm, eating a third.
Page 115 - Fatigued with walking, rowing, and having past the night without sleep, I was extremely hungry, and all my money consisted of a Dutch dollar, and about a shilling's worth of coppers, which I gave to the boatmen for my passage.
Page 65 - God's Mercy shewed to his People in giving them a faithful Ministry and Schooles of Learning, for the continual Supplyes thereof. Delivered in a sermon Preached at Cambridge the Day after the Commencement, by Charles Chauncy, BD, President of Harvard College, in New England.

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