The Historical Magazine, Volume 1

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C. Benjamin Richardson, 1857 - United States
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Page 5 - For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease. Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground; yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.
Page 219 - Desire of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Page 39 - How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung ; By forms unseen their dirge is sung : There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! TO MERCY.
Page 53 - That on the admission of every new State into the Union, one star be added to the union of the flag; and that such addition shall take effect on the fourth of July next succeeding such admission.
Page 219 - The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies, as revised and proposed to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church...
Page 220 - The Book of Common Prayer, and. Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH in the UNITED STATES of AMERICA, together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David.
Page 196 - Perhaps the strongest feature in his character was prudence, never acting until every circumstance, every consideration, was maturely weighed ; refraining if he saw a doubt, but, when once decided, going through with his purpose, whatever obstacles opposed.
Page 30 - Pictures of the Olden Time, as shown in the Fortunes of a 'Family of the Pilgrims.
Page 132 - March a certaine Indian came bouldly amongst them, and spoke to them in broken English, which they could well understand, but marvelled at it.
Page 86 - ONCE on a time old JOHNNY BULL Flew in a raging fury, And swore that JONATHAN should have No trials, sir, by jury ; That no elections should be held Across the briny waters : " And now," said he, "I'll tax the tea Of all his sons and daughters.

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