Exhibition ..., Volumes 1-3

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Page 5 - Smith has been quoted thousands of times, that he who makes two blades of grass grow where but one grew before, is a public benefactor.
Page 27 - Oh ! never may a son of thine, Where'er his wandering steps incline, Forget the sky which bent above His childhood like a dream of love...
Page 131 - LET us with a gladsome mind Praise the Lord, for he is kind, For his mercies shall endure. Ever faithful, ever sure.
Page 21 - O'er bog, or steep, through straight, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies...
Page 114 - Association, in this general expression of its sentiments, on so interesting an occasion, it would be a pleasing employment to attempt an enumeration and description of some of the most important of the articles exhibited. But it would be impossible to accomplish this object, to any valuable purpose, within reasonable limits. It would require a condensing apparatus more efficient than any which has yet been contrived, to bring even a descriptive catalogue of the articles exhibited, within the compass...
Page 27 - Land of the beautiful and brave—- The freeman's home — the martyr's grave...
Page 21 - During these ages of reptiles, neither the carnivorous nor lacustrine mammalia of the tertiary periods had begun to appear ; but the most formidable occupants, both of land and water, were crocodiles and lizards, of various forms, and often of gigantic stature, fitted to endure the turbulence and continual convulsions of the unquiet surface of our infant world.
Page 27 - LAND of the forest and the rock, Of dark blue lake and mighty river, Of mountains reared aloft to mock The storm's career, the lightning's shock, My own green land forever...
Page 6 - ... such sums of money as may be required to defray the necessary expenses — and to pay for premiums and diplomas to be awarded for the best specimens of American ingenuity and skill, in every branch of mechanics ; rare and valuable...
Page 14 - America, respect your calling, respect yourselves. The cause of human improvement has no firmer or more powerful friends. In the great Temple of Nature, whose foundation is the earth, — whose pillars are the eternal hills, — whose roof is the star-lit sky, — whose organ-tones are the whispering breeze and the sounding storm, — whose architect is God, — there is no ministry more sacred than that of the intelligent mechanic ! Before the address, the following hymn, written by the Rev.

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