A Pictorial History of America: Embracing Both the Northern and Southern Portions of the New World

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House & Brown, 1850 - America - 884 pages
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Page 371 - For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way : because we had spoken unto the king, saying, " The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him ; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him.
Page 373 - Besides, what could they see but a hideous and desolate wilderness, full of wild beasts and wild men— and what multitudes there might be of them they knew not.
Page 780 - ... free and open to both parties. ARTICLE II. From the point at which the forty-ninth parallel of north latitude shall be found to intersect the great northern branch of the Columbia River, the navigation of the said branch shall be free and open to the Hudson's Bay Company, and to all British subjects trading with the same...
Page 331 - ... after, I saw two, apparelled after the manner of Englishmen, in Westminster palace, which at that time I could not discern from Englishmen, till I was learned what they were ; but as for speech, I heard none of them utter one word.
Page 830 - ... eminence we this day occupy, and let us seek to deserve that continuance by prudence and moderation in our councils, by well-directed attempts to assuage the bitterness which too often marks unavoidable differences of opinion, by the promulgation and practice of just and liberal principles, and by an enlarged patriotism, which shall acknowledge no limits but those of our own widespread Republic.
Page 418 - Esq., or, in his absence, to such as for the time being take care for preserving the peace and administering the laws in their Majesties' province of New York, in America.
Page 372 - But the tide (which stays for no man) calling them away that were thus loath to depart, their reverend pastor, falling down on his knees and they all with him, with watery cheeks commended them with most fervent prayers to the Lord and His blessing ; and then with mutual embraces and many tears they took their leaves one of another, which proved to be the last leave to many of them.
Page 373 - For summer being done, all things stand upon them with a weatherbeaten face, and the whole country, full of woods and thickets, represented a wild and savage hue. If they looked behind them, there was the mighty ocean which they had passed and was now as a main bar and gulf to separate them from all the civil parts of the world.
Page 463 - Have I not chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil.
Page 374 - Cod; the weather was very cold, and it froze so hard as the spray of the sea lighting on their coats, they were as if they had been glazed...

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