Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 100, no. 6)

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Page 583 - Treasurer of the Friendly Association for regaining and preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures.
Page 535 - I was the faithful witness of the closing scene, which he sustained with that calm fortitude which characterized him through life.
Page 535 - who was a favorite author with Dr. Franklin; and instead of lulling him to sleep, it roused him to a display of the powers of his memory and his reason. He repeated several of Watts's < Lyric Poems,' and descanted upon their sublimity in a strain worthy of them and of their pious author.
Page 585 - ... brighten the chain of old friendship, that all things may be settled to satisfaction, and a lasting peace established, so that there may be no more difference or war between your people and the inhabitants of these States. " We desire you may receive our friends by whom we send this writing, in love, as brothers who are disposed to encourage you in all good things — And, in the ancient love which our grandfathers felt for each other, we salute you, wishing you happiness in this life and that...
Page 557 - Prepared with the aid of grants from the Penrose Fund of the American Philosophical Society.
Page 527 - Or where high Windsor, thick with greens array'd, Waves his old oaks and spreads his ample shade, Fancy has figur'd out our calm retreat'; Already round the visionary seat Our limes begin to shoot, our flowers to spring, The brooks to murmur, and the birds to sing.
Page 535 - Poems," and descanted upon their sublimity in a strain worthy of them and of their pious author. It is natural for us to wish that an attention to some ceremonies had accompanied that religion of the heart, which I am convinced Dr. Franklin always possessed ; but let us, who feel the benefit of them, continue to...
Page 589 - A BRIEF ACCOUNT of the PROCEEDINGS of the COMMITTEE, appointed in the year 1795 by the Yearly Meeting of Friends of Pennsylvania, New-Jersey, &c., for promoting the Improvement and gradual Civilization of the INDIAN NATIVES.
Page 583 - Friends, and go and discourse with some of the heathen kings, desiring them to gather their council and people together, that you may declare God's everlasting truth, and his everlasting way of life and salvation to them, knowing that Christ is the promise of God to them, a covenant of light to the Gentiles...
Page 585 - Proceedings of the Committee appointed in the year 1795 by the Yearly Meeting of Friends of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, &c., for promoting the Improvement and Gradual Civilization of the Indian Natives.

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