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Page 553 - I therefore beg leave to move that henceforth prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven and its blessings on our deliberations be held in this assembly every morning before we proceed to business; and that one or more of the clergy of this city be requested to officiate in that service.
Page 553 - ready to separate without accomplishing the great objects of our meeting, we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the FATHER OF LIGHT to illuminate our understandings ? In the beginning of the contest with Great Britain, when we were sensible of
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Page 465 - Of no distemper, of no blast he died; But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long; Even wonder'd at, because it falls no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up for four-score years; Yet freshly ran he on six winters more, Till like a clock worn out with
Page 553 - if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid ? We have been assured, sir, in the sacred writings, that ' Except the Lord build the house they labor in vain that build it.' I firmly believe this ; and I also believe that without His concurring aid we shall succeed no better in this political building
Page 129 - that no act, imposition, law, or ordinance, be made or imposed upon us, at present or to come, but such as has been or shall be enacted by the consent of the body of freemen or associates, or their representatives legally assembled, which is according to the free liberties of the free-born people of England
Page 553 - than the builders of Babel; we shall be divided by our little partial local interests; our projects will be confounded, and we ourselves shall become a reproach and a by-word to future ages. And,
Page 187 - She seeketh wool and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She layeth her hand to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff.