Remarks During a Journey Through North America in the Years 1819, 1820, and 1821: In a Series of Letters, with an Appendix Containing an Account of Several of the Indian Tribes and the Principal Missionary Stations, &c. ; Also, a Letter to M. Jean Baptiste Say, on the Comparative Expense of Free and Slave Labour
Samuel Whiting, 1823 - 335 sider
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Side ii - An Act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing...
Side 278 - And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be upon thy heart; and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
Side 277 - Verily I say unto you ; There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, but he shall receive an hundred-fold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions, and in the world to come eternal life.
Side 56 - And they shall come from the east and from the west, and from the north and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
Side 124 - No voice well known through many a day To speak the last, the parting word, Which when all other sounds decay Is still like distant music heard, — That tender farewell on the shore Of this rude world when all is o'er, Which cheers the spirit ere its bark Puts off into the unknown dark.
Side 327 - Somerset, had established the axiom, that " as soon as any slave sets his foot on English ground, he becomes free," there were many negroes in London who had been brought over by their masters.
Side 177 - a generous action: in so free and kind a manner did they contribute to " my relief, that if I was dry, I drank the sweetest draught; and if hungry, " I ate the coarsest morsel with a double relish.
Side 251 - By general instruction, we seek, as far as possible, to purify the whole moral atmosphere ; to keep good sentiments uppermost, and to turn the strong current of feeling and opinion, as well as the censures of the law, and the denunciations of religion, against immorality and crime. We hope for a security, beyond the law, and above the law, in the prevalence of enlightened and well-principled moral sentiment.
Side 68 - Brief History of the progress and present state of the Unitarian Churches in America ;' compiled from documents and information communicated by the Rev. James Freeman, DD and William Wells, Jun.