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Page 59 - Patterson private school and subsequently entered the law department of the University of Michigan, from which he was graduated in 1879, with the degree of LL.B.
Page cdlxxv - SHOW pity, Lord; O Lord, forgive, Let a repenting rebel live ; Are not thy mercies large and free ? May not a sinner trust in thee...
Page cmxiii - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons In the City of New York.
Page clxiv - Not only are these rivers as rapid as the Rhone, but in their crooked course, they imitate to perfection a snake's undulations. Hence, for instance, on every turn of the Mississippi, it would be necessary to wait for a change of...
Page ccviii - For on that day it was made clear — had any one had eyes to discern the future, and read between the lines of this portentous treaty — that she was destined to become the revered mother of many free and enlightened nations, all speaking the matchless language which the English Bible has forever consecrated, and earnest in carrying out the sacred ideas for which Latimer suffered and Hampden fought.
Page xxxiii - The year of salvation 1669, Clement IX. being seated in the chair of St. Peter, Louis XIV. reigning in France, Monsieur de Courcelles being Governor of New France, and Monsieur Talon being...
Page cccxxxiv - ... produced on the minds of the slaves. Very soon after the right became a subject of enquiry, public opinion decided against it, and the relation ceased to exist. set to the privations and suffering of their excursions into the wilderness. At one of those sumptuous dinners, given by Angus Mclntosh, the bottom of every wine glass on the table had been broken off, to prevent what were called heel-taps ; and during the evening, many toasts were given, which the company were required to drink in bumpers.
Page lxxx - This country, so temperate, so fertile, and so beautiful that it may justly be called the earthly paradise of North America, deserves all the care of the King to keep it up and to attract inhabitants to it, so that a solid settlement may be formed there which shall not be liable to the usual vicissitudes of the other posts in which only a mere garrison is placed.