Michigan Historical Collections, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Michigan Historical Commission, 1877 - Michigan
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Page 451 - The village master taught his little school. A man severe he was, and stern to view; I knew him well, and every truant knew...
Page 140 - My native country, thee, land of the noble free, Thy name I love: I love thy rocks and rills, Thy woods and templed hills; My heart with rapture thrills like that above.
Page 67 - I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall roll a human sea.
Page 236 - ... the boundaries of these three States shall be subject so far to be altered that if Congress shall hereafter find it expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two States in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan.
Page 139 - Nothing useless is, or low ; Each thing in its place is best ; And what seems but idle show Strengthens and supports the rest. For the structure that we raise, Time is with materials filled ; Our to-days and yesterdays Are the blocks with which we build.
Page 254 - O Woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!
Page 63 - President of the United States, to the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States, to each Member of Congress from the State of Washington, and to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior.
Page 197 - SEC. 7. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed. SEC. 8. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Page 140 - Gods may dwell, Beautiful, entire, and clean. Else our lives are incomplete, Standing in these walls of Time, Broken stairways, where the feet Stumble as they seek to climb. Build to-day, then, strong and sure, With a firm and ample base ; And ascending and secure Shall to-morrow find its place. Thus alone can we attain To those turrets, where the eye Sees the world as one vast plain, And one boundless reach of sky.
Page 325 - In testimony whereof I have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of The United States to be hereunto affixed.

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