New Hampshire at the Centennial

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J. B. Clarke, 1876 - Centennial Exhibition - 54 pages
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Page 31 - That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten.
Page 29 - ... condition, the progeny of one race, owing their origin to the same cause, and preserving the same civilization, the same language, the same religion, the same habits, the same manners, and imbued with the same opinions, propagated under the same forms. The rest is uncertain, but this is certain ; and it is a fact new to the world — a fact fraught with such portentous consequences as to baffle the efforts even of the imagination.
Page 26 - We the subscribers, do hereby Solemnly engage and promise, that we will to the utmost of our Power, at the Risque of our Lives and Fortunes, with Arms oppose the Hostile Proceedings of the British Fleets and Armies against the United American Colonies.
Page 43 - The years, that o'er each sister land Shall lift the country of my birth, And nurse her strength, till she shall stand The pride and pattern of the earth : Till younger commonwealths, for aid, Shall cling about her ample robe, And from her frown shall shrink afraid The crowned oppressors of the globe.
Page 40 - Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets : She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying, How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity?
Page 42 - ... of honour, and I may also say. of wealth. When I was settled in the ministry, it was without any stipulated salary whatever ; and during the seven years which I spent with the church where I was first settled, the whole of my salary would not average forty dollars a year! Hence I may say with the apostle, ' These hands have min»istered to my necessities and those that were with me.
Page 29 - ... [Cheers.] It was before Neptune raised his trident in the JEgean; before Jove took his seat on Olympus; before ancient Saturn ruled over the rustic tribes of Italy; almost as soon as father Time began to gather in his harvest of apostate men at the base of Mount Ararat. They have traversed continents and oceans, till now the weary emigrant bathes his feet in the waters of the Pacific seas ; and the balmly breezes of Ceylon, laden with the perfumes of the East, fan his heated brow. [Applause.]...
Page 12 - That as soon as practicable after the said exhibition shall have been closed, it shall be the duty of said corporation to convert its property into cash, and, after the payment of all its liabilities, to divide its remaining assets among its stockholders, pro rata, in full satisfaction and discharge of its capital stock...
Page 36 - When on that field his band the Hessians fought, Briefly he spoke before the fight began : "Soldiers, those German gentlemen were bought For four pounds eight and seven pence per man , By England's King ; a bargain it is thought, Are we worth more? let's prove it while we can ; For we must beat them boys ere set of sun, Or my wife sleeps a widow.
Page 3 - Independence having been written and signed by its patriotic authors in Philadelphia, and its promulgation to the world first made in that city, and as the Centennial Anniversary of that memorable and decisive epoch in our country's history is nearly approaching, it behooves the people of the United States to prepare for its celebration by such demonstrations and appropriate ceremonies as may become a nation so rapidly risen from struggling infancy to a position of power and prosperity as at once...

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