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Page 398 - The Continental Congress having now taken all the troops of the several colonies, which have been raised or which may be hereafter raised for the support and defence of the liberties of America, into their pay and service, they are now the troops of the UNITED PROVINCES OF NORTH AMERICA; and it is hoped, that all distinctions of colonies will be laid aside, so that one and the same spirit may animate the whole, and the only contest be, who shall render on this great and trying occasion the most essential...
Page 457 - Arizona shall consist of all able-bodied male citizens of the State between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years...
Page 123 - midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly seen against the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along.
Page 383 - OUT of the bosom of the Air, Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken, Over the woodlands brown and bare, Over the harvest fields forsaken, Silent, and soft, and slow Descends the snow. Even as our cloudy fancies take Suddenly shape in some divine expression, Even as the troubled heart doth make In the white countenance confession, The troubled sky reveals The grief it feels. This is the poem of the air, Slowly...
Page 383 - THE snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night Had been heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white. Every pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep with pearl.
Page 130 - These sayings are true at all times, and equally true that " a little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
Page 367 - Should he accidentally play a wrong stone, any of the players may stop it while running ; but if not stopped till it is again at rest, it shall be replaced by the one which he ought to have played.
Page 311 - There is none In all this cold and hollow world, no fount Of deep, strong, deathless love, save that within A mother's heart.
Page 367 - No measuring of shots allowable previous to the termination of the end. Disputed shots to be determined by the skips ; or, if they disagree, by the Umpire ; or, when there is no Umpire, by some neutral person mutually chosen by them, whose decision shall be final.