A Geography and History of the County of Digby, Nova Scotia

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Holloway Bros., 1900 - Digby (N.S. : County) - 471 pages

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Page 346 - Surely every man walketh in a vain shew : surely they are disquieted in vain : he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them. And now, LORD, what wait I for ? my hope is- in Thee.
Page 127 - The transaction disclosed by the president's message presents to the minds of the committee conclusive evidence that the British government, at a period of peace, and during the most friendly professions, have been deliberately and perfidiously pursuing measures to divide these states; and to involve our citizens in all the guilt of treason, and the horrors of a civil war.
Page 385 - At the opening of the year 1747, "the thirty conformists" in Norwich, then, according to Punderson, "the largest and most flourishing of any town in the colony," proceeded to build a house, "for the service of Almighty God, according to the Liturgy of the Church of England, as by law established, somewhere between the town and the Landing-Place," and they collected subscriptions for the purpose, not only from Norwich, but from Rhode Island and Boston.
Page 184 - When they had all done drinking, and had taken pipes and tobacco, in less than fifteen minutes there was such a smoke you couldn't see. And the noise I can not describe ; it was the maximum of hilarity.
Page 391 - Together with privilege of hunting, hawking and fowling in and upon the same, and all mines and minerals whatsoever...
Page 184 - Well, at the ordination at Plymouth, the preparation for our creature comforts in the sitting-room of Mr. Heart's house, besides food, was a broad sideboard, covered with decanters and bottles, and sugar, and pitchers of water. There we found all the various kinds of liquors then in vogue. The drinking was apparently universal. This preparation was made by the society as a matter of course. When the Consociation arrived, they always took something to drink round ; also before public services, and...
Page 179 - ... Dionysiacs of Asia Minor were undoubtedly an association of architects and engineers, who had the exclusive privilege of building temples, stadia, and theatres, under the mysterious tutelage of Bacchus, and distinguished from the uninitiated or profane inhabitants by the science which they possessed, and by many private signs and tokens, by which they recognized each other.
Page 22 - Gulliver in Lilliput, is fastened to some spot of earth by the thousand small threads which habit and association are continually stealing over him. Of these, perhaps, one of the strongest is here alluded to. When the Canadian Indians were once solicited to emigrate,
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