The North American Review, Volume 47

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Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge
Oliver Everett, 1838 - American fiction
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Vols. 277-230, no. 2 include Stuff and nonsense, v. 5-6, no. 8, Jan. 1929-Aug. 1930.

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Page 361 - As a remarkable instance of patriotism, I may point out to the public, that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country.
Page 364 - would have done honor to Louis the Fourteenth in his proudest and happiest moment. ' Sit down, Mr. Washington,' said he, with a conciliating smile, ' your modesty equals your valor ; and that surpasses the power of any language that I possess.
Page 278 - and for all necessary provisions that may conduce to the education of the English and Indian youth of this country in knowledge and godliness ; It is therefore ordered for the furthering of so good a work, that the college shall be henceforth a corporation, &c.
Page 280 - the Lord assisting our endeavours ; " It is therefore ordered by this court and the authority thereof, that every township within this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of
Page 47 - The third of these improvements, which have produced, and will produce, the most permanent influence on Ohio, is the system of common schools. The Ordinance of 1787 provided, that, "religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall be for ever encouraged.
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Page 319 - any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature." He then ascribes to them abominations too vile to be quoted; and goes on to tell us, that no magistrate ever could discover that they had been baptized, or in what way one in a hundred went out of the world. They
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Page 374 - I cannot precisely mark the extent of their views ; but it appeared in general, that General Gates was to be exalted on the ruin of my reputation and influence."—>- " General Mifflin, it is commonly supposed, bore the second part in the cabal; and General Conway, I know, was an active and malignant partisan.

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