Proceedings, Volumes 23-37

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Page 73 - The intelligible forms of ancient poets, The fair humanities of old religion, The power, the beauty, and the majesty, That had their haunts in dale or piny mountain, Or forest, by slow stream or pebbly spring, Or chasms, and watery depths ; all these have vanished ; They live no longer in the faith of reason...
Page 51 - I have compared the preceding with the original law on file in this office, and do hereby certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of said original law.
Page 57 - Thy people ; that all things may be so ordered and settled by their endeavours, upon the best and surest foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and justice, religion and piety, may be established among us for all generations.
Page 45 - The muffled drum's sad roll has beat The soldier's last tattoo; No more on life's parade shall meet That brave and fallen few. On fame's eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread, And glory guards, with solemn round, The bivouac of the dead.
Page 39 - If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time save Slavery, I do not agree with them. If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy Slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy Slavery.
Page 26 - Salem Common." It was further Ordered, that this memorial of the last survivor of the original board of government of the Essex Institute be spread at large upon our records, and that a copy thereof be transmitted to the family of the deceased.
Page 2 - STATE OF NEW YORK, County of New York, is: On this 2nd day of July, 1908, before me personally came Richard Stanley Ryan and Daniel Le Roy Dresser, to me known and known to me to be the persons described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and they severally duly acknowledged to me that they executed the same.
Page 35 - A motion that a committee of seven be appointed by the chair to nominate officers for the ensuing year was carried, and the chair named Drs.
Page 14 - Report of the joint committee on the centennial celebration of the evacuation of New York by the British, Monday, November 26, 1883.
Page 55 - ... calm and self-possessed as in his justice's court in some log cabin of Western New York. I was to be in Washington a few weeks, and Esquire Fillmore was to return home with me, but one day I met him, and he said, "I am going home tomorrow." I said, "But why not wait for me?" "No, no,

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