Hazard's United States Commercial and Statistical Register, Containing Documents, Facts and Other Useful Information, Illustrative of the History and Resources of the American Union, and of Each State; Embracing Commerce, Manufactures, Agriculture, &c (Google eBook)

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Page 12 - Och! it hardens a' within, And petrifies the feeling! To catch dame Fortune's golden smile, Assiduous wait upon her; And gather gear by ev'ry wile That's justified by honour; Not for to hide it in a hedge, Nor for a train attendant; But for the glorious privilege Of being independent.
Page 70 - Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain, These constitute a State ; And sovereign law, that State's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate Sits empress, crowning good, repressing ill.
Page 6 - If these writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are useless, and need not be preserved ; if they disagree, they are pernicious, and ought to be destroyed.
Page 254 - River; thence, due east, to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down, and following the course of the Mississippi River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning: provided, the said state shall ratify the boundaries aforesaid.
Page 72 - ... the most effectual plan for advancing a people to greatness is to maintain that order of things which nature has pointed out ; by allowing every man, as long as he does not violate the laws of justice, to pursue his own interest in his own way, and to bring both his industry and his capital into the freest competition with those of any other man or order of men.
Page 194 - Will. 4. c. 98. s. 7., which enacts, " that no bill of exchange, or promissory note, made payable at or within three months after the date thereof, or not having more than three months to run, shall, by reason of any interest taken thereon, or secured thereby, or any agreement to pay, or receive, or allow interest, in discounting, negotiating, or transferring the same, be void...
Page 223 - ... have for that purpose appointed their respective plenipotentiaries, that is to say, the President of the United States has appointed Nicholas P.
Page 67 - But look on with contempt. And yet I found, What weak credulity could have no faith in, A treasure far exceeding these : here lay A manor bound fast in a skin of parchment, The wax continuing hard, the acres melting...
Page 254 - through the middle of the mouth of the Kansas river, where the same empties into the Missouri river, thence from the point aforesaid north, along the said meridian line, to the intersection of the parallel of latitude which passes through the rapids of the river Des Moines...
Page 194 - January, one thousand eight hundred and forty, no bill of exchange or promissory note made payable at or within twelve months after the date thereof, or not having more than twelve months to run, shall, by reason of any interest taken thereon or secured thereby, or any agreement to pay or receive or allow interest in discounting, negotiating, or transferring the same, be void...

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