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Page 198 - Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.
Page 2 - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time* therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 126 - But the Teagues, poor fellows, they are strung along the canal, scarcely alive, stupid from drink. The poor fellows, fleeing from oppression to be free, grow rich in our country, make short life, and a merry one of it. I have been informed that they generally live about 18 months after coming to this country, and work and drink most of the time.
Page 2 - Clerk of the District Court for the District of Columbia, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit: "The Virginia Housewife; or, Methodical Cook. By MRS. MART RANDOLPH. Method is the soul of management.
Page 126 - ... with the stench of drunkenness. They are, for the most part, covered with mud, where they have rolled when drunk, and never think of buying a little trunk, or light valisse, to carry their clothes from place to place, but always have a wad of something tied up in a black greasy old pocket handkerchief, and crowd you, and grease you, and stench you to death.
Page 166 - June 24th, 1811 woman journalist, the most widely traveled woman of her day, was in Lancaster. She has furnished us with the following pen portrait of General Mosher, written two years before his death: "I walked from Mrs. Dickson's to the library and found two very pleasant ladies there. After chatting and resting a few minutes, I happened to look across the street, and saw a tall, officerlike, elderly looking man ; and though he was dressed in red flannel, it could not disguise his noble mien....
Page 2 - Royall, author of Sketches of History, Life and Manners, in the United States. New Haven, 1827. 120. Sedgwick, Catharine Maria. (See also Nos. 77, 95, 100, 142) — Hope Leslie; or Early Times in the Massachusetts. By the Author of Redwood. New York, 1827. 2 vols. 1828 * 121. Lafitte, or the Barratarian Chief. New York, 1828. 122. Cooper, James Fenimore. (See also Nos. 71, 73...
Page 2 - April, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, and of the independence of the United States of America the fifty-third. [SEAL.] (Signed,) ANDREW JACKSON. " By the President. (Signed,) M. VAN BUREN.
Page 160 - As I drove into the principal street I was not a little amused at a large body of men singing Jackson's March, and dragging a great hickory tree, large enough for a mast for a 74 gun frigate. I waved my handkerchief to a uniform company, and was cheered down the street to the tavern. In the evening several called to see me and learn who I was. We passed several of these trees on the way, with green boughs on the top.
Page 126 - They arc eternally getting in and getting out, and suffocating yoĞ with the stench of drunkenness. They are, for the most part, covered with mud, where they have rolled when drunk, and never think of buying a little trunk, or light valisse, to carry their clothes from place to place, but always have a wad of something...