Memoirs of John Quincy Adams: Comprising Portions of His Diary from 1795 to 1848, Volume 12

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1877 - Presidents

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Page 142 - Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for He hath said, I will never leave thee nor forsake thee.
Page 287 - I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.
Page 273 - Behold, the Lord thy God hath set the land before thee: go up and possess it, as the Lord God of thy fathers hath said unto thee; fear not, neither be discouraged.
Page 194 - said He was able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days. He had
Page 287 - Alas! how swift the moments fly! How flash the years along! Scarce here, yet gone already by, The burden of a song. See childhood, youth, and manhood pass, And age, with furrowed brow : Time was,—Time shall be,—drain the glass; But where in Time is Now?
Page 288 - Time is the measure but of change; No present hour is found ; The past, the future, fill the range Of Time's unceasing round. Where, then, is NOW? In realms above, With God's atoning Lamb, In regions of eternal love, Where sits enthroned I AM.
Page 257 - length of happy days the race of man. But I was far deceived, for now I see Peace to corrupt, no less than war to waste.
Page 23 - Whig Convention at Baltimore, to nominate Henry Clay as their candidate for the office of President of the United States for four years from the 4th of March next, and
Page 182 - James Buchanan, of Pennsylvania, Secretary of State; Robert J. Walker, of Mississippi, Secretary of the Treasury; William L. Marcy, of New York, Secretary of War; George Bancroft, of Massachusetts, Secretary of the Navy; John Y. Mason, of Virginia,
Page 15 - 22d. This was a memorable day in the annals of the world. The treaty for the annexation of Texas to this Union was this day sent in to the Senate ; and with it went the freedom of the

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