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Էջ 189 - A combination and a form indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man.
Էջ 405 - That all persons living in this province, who confess and acknowledge the one Almighty and eternal God, to be the Creator, Upholder and Ruler of the world ; and that hold themselves obliged in conscience to live peaceably and justly in civil society, shall, in no ways, be molested or prejudiced for their religious persuasion, or practice, in matters of faith and worship, nor shall they be compelled, at any time, to frequent or maintain any religious worship, place or ministry whatever.
Էջ 285 - NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK OF THE WHALE SHIP ESSEX OF NANTUCKET, WHICH WAS ATTACKED AND FINALLY DESTROYED BY A LARGE SPERM WHALE IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN.
Էջ 248 - Canals. — ^Public Documents relating to the New York Canals, which are to connect the Western and Northern Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean ; with an Introduction.
Էջ 194 - ... are not less decided ; to combat which, Opposition have only a majority of twenty, or at most of thirty, in the House of Commons, who I am sorry to add, seem as yet willing to prevent the public supplies. Though I certainly have never much valued popularity, yet I do not think it is to be despised, when arising from a rectitude of conduct, and when it is to be retained by following the same respectable path, which conviction makes me esteem that of duty, as calculated to prevent one branch of...
Էջ 190 - ... the present crisis ; yet that no delay may arise from my absence, I will dine in town, and consequently be ready to see him in the evening, if he should think that would be of utility. At all events, I am ready to take any step that may be proposed to oppose this faction, and to struggle to the last period of my life ; but I can never submit to throw myself into its power. If they, in the end, succeed, my line is a clear one, and to which I have fortitude enough to submit.
Էջ 274 - Society for the Prevention of Pauperism, in the city of New York, read and accepted, Feb.
Էջ 360 - But the boys were at their noisy games in the street, the laborers returning, talking together, from their work, and the old men sitting quietly at their doors. He concealed himself as well as he could, and bade* Thomas hasten on. As they drew near the house, the night was shutting in about it, and there was a melancholy gusty sound in the trees Arthur felt as if approaching his mother's tomb. He entered the parlor.
Էջ 358 - Arthur raised himself heavily forward, and with his hat still over his brow, turned his glazed and dim eyes towards the getting sun. It was only the night before that he had heard his mother was ill, and could survive but a day or two. He had lived nearly apart from society, and being a lad of a thoughtful, dreamy mind, had made a world to himself. His thoughts and...