The Communistic Societies of the United States: From Personal Visit and Observation: Including Detailed Accounts of the Economists, Zoarites, Shakers, the Amana, Oneida, Bethel, Aurora, Icarian and Other Existing Societies; Their Religious Creeds, Social Practices, Numbers, Industries, and Present Condition

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J. Murray, 1875 - Collective settlements - 439 pages
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Page 267 - Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean : from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you. A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you...
Page 355 - I live for those who love me. For those who know me true; For the heaven that smiles above me, And awaits my spirit, too; For the cause that lacks assistance, For the wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that I can do.
Page 267 - And in this mountain shall the Lord of hosts make unto all people A feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, Of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.
Page 409 - And all that believed were together, and had all things common ; and sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need.
Page 411 - And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us ; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.
Page 267 - And He will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the veil that is spread over all nations. He will swallow up death in victory ; and the LORD God will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of His people shall He take away from off all the earth : for the LORD hath spoken it.
Page 16 - ... there can be little doubt that the status of hired laborers will gradually tend to confine itself to the description of workpeople whose low moral qualities render them unfit for anything more independent...
Page 294 - Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.
Page 82 - To have and to hold the above described premises, together with all and singular the rights and appurtenances thereto in anywise belonging, unto the said Ed Boesch and his heirs and assigns, forever, and we do hereby bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators to Warrant and forever defend, all and singular, the said premises unto the said Ed Boesch, his heirs and assigns, against every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim, the same or any part thereof.
Page 428 - The Rise and Progress of the Serpent from the Garden of Eden, to the Present Day : with a Disclosure of Shakerism, exhibiting a general view of their real character and conduct from the first appearance of Ann Lee.

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