The Historical Magazine, and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, History, and Biography of America (Google eBook)

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C. Benjamin Richardson, 1862 - History
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Page 41 - The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not ; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues.
Page 43 - What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted ? Thrice is he armed, that hath his quarrel just ; And he but naked, though locked up in steel, Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted.
Page 313 - Know that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California, very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise; and it was peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they lived in the fashion of Amazons.
Page 381 - Then saith Jesus unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night : for it is written, I will smite the Shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad.
Page 303 - God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! that we should, with joy, pleasance, revel and applause, transform ourselves into beasts!
Page 66 - Presents interchangeably set their Hands and Seals the Day and Year above written.
Page 255 - He was a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company in...
Page 307 - ... we know it to be hurtful to us; but if people will sell it to us, we are so in love with it that we cannot forbear it: when we drink it, it makes us mad, we do not know what we do, we then abuse one another, we throw each other into the fire.
Page 88 - And to cause to come before you, or any of you, all those who to any one or more of our people concerning their bodies or the firing of their houses have used threats, to find sufficient security for the peace, or their good behaviour, towards us and our people ; and if they shall refuse to find such security, then them in our prisons until they shall find such security to cause to be safely kept.
Page 365 - Ticonderoga. The mountains shook before thee, and the trees of the forest bowed their lofty heads ; the vast lakes of the north were chilled at thy presence, and the mighty cataracts stopped their tremendous career, and were suspended in awe at thy approach.

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