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Page 460 - mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron and the gaol.' " None of these were the evils of our friend. His only evil was, that his reputation as a lawyer was
Page 24 - I was building my first steamboat at New York, the project was viewed by the public either with indifference, or with contempt, as a visionary scheme. My friends, indeed, were civil, but they were shy. They listened with patience to
Page 554 - no longer any future. His life is bright — bright without spot it was, And cannot cease to be. No ominous hour Knocks at his door with tidings of mishap. Far off is he, above desire or fear ; No more submitted to the chance
Page 467 - 3, of the Constitution of Pennsylvania, that ' no human authority can in any case whatever control or interfere with the rights of conscience.'
Page 468 - it would be attended with almost insuperable difficulties, and involve differences of opinion almost endless in their variety. We disclaim any right to enter upon such examinations, beyond what the State Constitutions, and laws, and decisions, necessarily bring before us. " It is also said, and truly, that the Christian religion is a
Page 467 - instructors and teachers in the college shall take pains to instil into the minds of the scholars the purest principles of morality, so that, on their entrance into active life, they may, from inclination and habit, evince benevolence towards their fellow-creatures, and a love of truth, sobriety, and industry, adopting at the same time such religious tenets as their matured reason may enable them to prefer.
Page 429 - their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to soothe, And redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring.
Page 270 - I have lost my confidence and hopes in the constitutional guardianship and protection of the Supreme Court. I had now rather read the more humble labors of Circuit and State Courts. Brockenbrough's Circuit Court Reports I have read, and they are most delightful, for we are in the company all