Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics, and Biography, Brought Down to the Present Time; Including a Copious Collection of Original Articles in American Biography; on the Basis of the Seventh Edition of the German Conversations-lexicon, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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Desilver, Thomas, & Company, 1835 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 455 - He has visited all Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the...
Page 322 - Farewell, Babylon! Farewell, Rome ! but we will say, Farewell, dear England ! Farewell the Church of God in England, and all the Christian friends there ! We do not go to New England as Separatists from the Church of England; though we cannot but separate from the corruptions in it. But we go to practise the positive part of Church reformation, and propagate the Gospel in America!
Page 322 - We will not say as the Separatists were wont to say at their leaving of England, Farewell, Babylon! Farewell, Rome ! but we will say, Farewell, dear England ! Farewell the Church of God in England, and all the Christian friends there...
Page 455 - I cannot name this gentleman without remarking, that his labours and writings have done much to open the eyes and hearts of mankind. He has visited all Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples; not to...
Page 108 - A FORM OF PRAYER WITH THANKSGIVING, TO BE USED YEARLY UPON THE FIFTH DAY OF NOVEMBER, For the happy Deliverance of King JAMES I. and the Three Estates of ENGLAND, from the most traiterous and bloody-intended Massacre by Gunpowder: And also for the happy Arrival of his Majesty King WILLIAM on this Day, for the Deliverance of our Church and Nation.
Page 206 - Journey from the Prince of Wales's Fort, in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean (1795, 4to.).
Page 157 - HANCOCK, whose offences are of too flagitious a nature to admit of any other consideration than that of condign punishment.
Page 146 - As the result of his researches, he published a general chart, showing at one view the variation of the compass in all those seas where the English navigators were acquainted.
Page 132 - Hager published an Explanation of the elementary Characters of the Chinese, with an Analysis of their Symbols and Hieroglyphics (London, 1801, folio), and a Dissertation on the newly-discovered Babylonian Inscriptions (1801, 4to.).
Page 258 - Finding the men of weight averse to opposition, and the commencement of the tax at hand, and that no person was likely to step forth, I determined to venture, and alone, unadvised, and unassisted, on a blank leaf of an old law-book, wrote the within.

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