The Clarksons of New York, a Sketch, Volume 1

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Bradstreet Press, 1875 - Crests
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Page 120 - Philip and Mary, by the grace of God King and Queen of England, France, Naples, Jerusalem, and Ireland ; Defenders of the Faith ; Princes of Spain and Sicily ; Archdukes of Austria ; Dukes of Milan, Burgundy, and Brabant ; Counts of Hapsburg, Flanders, and Tyrol...
Page 249 - June, 1776, he submitted a resolution, declaring, -" that the United Colonies are and ought to be free and independent States ; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown ; and that all political connection between them and the state of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.
Page 121 - Now know ye, that the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration...
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Page 216 - Let not the rich man glory in his riches, let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might; but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the Lord, which exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth, for in these things do I delight, saith the lord.
Page 102 - In humility and modesty he greatly excelled. These noble qualities led him to conceal his name from the public, in some excellent publications, which discovered his learning and judgment. He was well satisfied to serve the church, and illustrate the truth, while he remained in his beloved secrecy. His temper was calm, not ruffled with passions, but gentle and kind; and in his controversial writings, he displayed an equal tenor of mind. In his conversation a comely gravity, mixed with an innocent...
Page 91 - ... was raging, London suffered two great disasters, such as never, in so short a space of time, befell one city. A pestilence, surpassing in horror any that during three centuries had visited the island, swept away, in six months, more than a hundred thousand human beings. And scarcely had the...
Page 201 - will these American children, planted by our care, nourished up by our indulgence to a degree of strength and opulence, and protected by our arms, grudge to contribute their mite to relieve us from the heavy burden under which we lie?
Page 277 - He held many offices of trust and honor under Dutch and English Colonial rule, and took a prominent part in public affairs.
Page 102 - divine of extraordinary worth for solid judgment, healing moderate principles, acquaintance with the fathers, great ministerial abilities, and a godly upright lift'.

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