An Industrial History of the American People (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1913 - Industries - 496 pages
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Page 456 - There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy. It is New Orleans, through which the produce of threeeighths of our territory must pass to market...
Page 215 - Virginia, doe by these presents solemnly & mutualy in ye presence of God, and one of another, covenant & combine our selves togeather into a civill body politick, for our better ordering & preservation & furtherance of ye ends aforesaid ; and by vertue hearof to enacte, constitute, and frame such just...
Page 313 - In one way or another we are more or less subservient to the North every day of our lives. In infancy we are swaddled in Northern muslin; in childhood we are humored with Northern gewgaws; in youth we are instructed out of Northern books; at the age of maturity we sow our "wild oats...
Page 134 - ... of it, and then put it in one of the ends of the said Cornet or pipe, and laying a cole of fire upon it, at the other...
Page 226 - ... but what we most insisted on was to know the condition of New England, which appearing to be very independent as to their regard to Old England or his Majesty...
Page 215 - In ye name of God, Amen. We whose names are underwriten, the loyall subjects of our dread soveraigne Lord, King James, by ye grace of God, of Great Britaine, Franc, & Ireland king, defender of ye faith...
Page 216 - ... lawes, ordinances, acts, constitutions & offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meete & convenient for ye generall good of y" Colonie, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
Page 141 - Jane Tapan: I prevail'd with Mr. Willard to goe, He carried Simon, Elisabeth, William, Margaret, and Elisa Tyng : Had a very comfortable Passage thither and home again ; though against Tide : Had first Butter, Honey, Curds and Cream. For Diner, very good Rost Lamb, Turkey, Fowls, Aplepy.
Page 141 - W. jogging, it fell down and broke all to shivers : I said twas a lively Emblem of our Fragility and Mortality.
Page 502 - From a pedagogical standpoint, a distinctive and admirable feature of this textbook is the outline preceding each chapter and the marginal notes throughout the chapter corresponding to the topics in the outline. It is difficult to conceive of a method of presentation more conducive to logical study, clearness of thought, and ease of comprehension. THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 64-66 Fifth Avenue, New York BOSTON CHICAGO DALLAS SAN FRANCISCO...

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