Public Ledger Almanacs. For ... 1870-73 (Google eBook)

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G.W. Childs, 1881 - Almanacs, American - 233 pages
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Page 22 - That he that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself, for every man hath need to be forgiven.
Page 59 - True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise ; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self ; and, in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions...
Page 9 - That so soon as it pleaseth'God that the abovesaid persons arrive there, a certain quantity of land, or ground plat, shall be laid out, for a large town or city, in the most convenient place, upon the river, for health and navigation; and every purchaser and adventurer shall, by lot, have so much land therein as will answer to the proportion, which he hath bought, or taken up, upon rent...
Page 22 - The kindest and the happiest p"air Will find occasion to forbear; And something, every day they live, To pity, and perhaps forgive.
Page 14 - Those things which are not practicable, are not desirable. There is nothing in the world really beneficial, that does not lie within the reach of an informed understanding, and a well-directed pursuit. There is nothing that God has judged good for us, that he has not given us the means to accomplish, both in the natural and the moral world. If we cry, like children for the moon, like children we must cry on.
Page 47 - State one year, and in the election district where he offers to vote, ten days immediately preceding such election, and within two years paid a State or county tax, which shall have been assessed at least ten days before the election, shall enjoy the rights of an elector.
Page 23 - To perform such duties of an executive or administrative character as may be prescribed by law. and to exercise general supervision over subordinate officers and be responsible for the good order and efficient government of the city.
Page 43 - He shall have resided in the election district where he shall offer to vote at least two months immediately preceding the election.
Page 24 - I have lived," said Dr. Adam Clarke, " long enough to know that the great secret of human happiness is this : never suffer your energies to stagnate. The old adage of " too many irons in the fire,
Page 24 - What we read with inclination makes a much stronger impression. If we read without inclination, half the mind is employed in fixing the attention; so there is but one half to be employed on what we read.

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