The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 22

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A. S. Barnes., 1889

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Page 483 - And, in the just preservation of rights and property, it is understood and declared that no law ought ever to be made or have force in the said territory that shall, in any manner whatever, interfere with or affect private contracts or engagements, bona fide, and without fraud previously formed.
Page 343 - My grandmamma has said, — Poor old lady, she is dead Long ago, — That he had a Roman nose, And his cheek was like a rose In the snow.
Page 366 - The legislative power of the state shall be vested in a general assembly consisting of a senate and house of representatives...
Page 484 - It seemed necessary for the security of property among uninformed and perhaps licentious people, as the greater part of those who go there are, that a strong-toned government should exist and the rights of property be clearly defined.
Page 407 - The furnace runs 8 tons per week, and their bar iron is as good as Spanish. The adventurers in England sent over one Mr. Dawes to oversee Mr. Leader, etc., but he is far short of Mr.
Page 282 - Majesty in council, in the eighth year of his reign, entitled "an act for rendering the Colony of Georgia more Defensible by Prohibiting the Importation and use of Black Slaves or Negroes into the same...
Page 343 - t so worthy of praise As the tribute of Holmes to the grand Marseillaise. You went crazy last year over Bulwer's New Timon; Why, if B., to the day of his dying, should rhyme on, Heaping verses on verses and tomes upon tomes, He could ne'er reach the best point and vigor of Holmes. His are just the fine hands, too, to weave you a lyric Full of fancy, fun, feeling, or spiced with satiric In a measure so kindly, you doubt if the toes That are trodden upon are your own or your foes'.
Page 470 - Scioto to the intersection of the western boundary of the seventh range of townships now surveying; thence, by the said boundary to the northern boundary of the tenth township from the Ohio ; thence, by a due west line, to the Scioto ; thence, by the Scioto, to the beginning...
Page 491 - that the Massachusetts gentlemen, and especially of the town of Boston, do affect to dictate and take the lead in continental measures; that we are apt, from an inward vanity and self-conceit, to assume big and haughty airs.
Page 349 - By no means, replied the sculptor, I have retouched this part, and polished that ; I have softened this feature, and brought out this muscle ; I have given more expression to this lip, and more energy to this limb.

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