Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Volume 1

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Bigelow Brothers, 1879 - Buffalo (N.Y.)
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Page 73 - One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh, but the earth abideth forever.
Page 289 - And the time drew nigh that Israel must die: and he called his son Joseph, and said unto him, If now I have found grace in thy sight, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt: but I will lie with my fathers, and thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, and bury me in their buryingplace.
Page 11 - that the line drawn from Pennsylvania to Lake Ontario, would mark it forever on the east, and the line running from Beaver Creek to Pennsylvania, would mark it on the west, and we see that it is not so ; for first one, and then another, come and take it away by order of that people which you tell us promised to secure it to us.
Page 87 - But ah! what once has been shall be no more! The groaning earth in travail and in pain Brings forth its races, but does not restore, And the dead nations never rise again.
Page 318 - I go the way of all the earth ; be thou strong, therefore, and show thyself a man; and keep the charge of the Lord thy God, to walk in His ways and keep His statutes, and His commandments, and His judgments, and His testimonies, as it is written in the Law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself...
Page 146 - If we cannot, therefore, make out what these books were, the argument would be complete on that point; but although Josephus has not enumerated them, they can be made out with a good degree of probability. That the " hymns to God" would embrace the Psalms there can be no doubt ; and there can be as little doubt that in the books containing " rules of life for men," the Proverbs would be included.
Page 31 - Apalachian mountains. Theodat, whose history of Canada was published in 1636, merely says that he was informed that bulls existed in the remote western countries. Warden mentions, that at no very distant date, herds of them existed in the western parts of Pennsylvania, and that as late as the year...
Page 29 - Colonies of the buffalos had traversed the Mississippi, and were at one time abundant in the forest country between the lakes and the Tennessee river, south of which I do not believe they were ever seen.
Page 28 - He informed me that for the first several seasons, the buffaloes paid him their visits with the utmost regularity: they traveled 'in single files, always following each other at equal distances; forming droves, on their arrival, of about three hundred each. The first and second years, so unacquainted were these poor brutes with the use of this man's house or with his nature, that in a few hours they rubbed the house completely down, taking...
Page 28 - At that period he supposed there could not have been less than ten thousand in the neighborhood of the spring. They sought for no manner of food ; but only bathed and drank three or four times a day. and rolled in the earth ; or reposed, with their flanks distended, in the adjacent shades; and on the fifth and sixth days separated into distinct...

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