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Page 225 - The matter to be in charge of the State Board of Building Commissioners, consisting of the Governor, the Secretary of State and the State Treasurer.
Page 203 - Some within these walls may before they die witness scenes more wonderful than these; and in aftertimes may cherish delightful recollections of the day when America, almost shrinking 'from the shadows of coming events,' first placed her feet upon the untrodden ground, scarcely daring to anticipate the grandeur that awaited her.
Page 319 - Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
Page 63 - But as the seat of empire from time immemorial has been gradually progressive towards the west, there is no doubt but that at some future period mighty kingdoms will emerge from these wildernesses, and stately palaces and solemn temples with gilded spires reaching the skies, supplant the Indian huts, whose only decorations are the barbarous trophies of their vanquished enemies.
Page 320 - WILL sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously : The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
Page 295 - Esperanza and had taken possession of the country in the name of the King of Spain, Don Carlos IV. As evidence of this, they set up, at a distance of 20...
Page 39 - Judging from the present, this people will probably acquire the English, before we do the Nez Perces language, though we flatter ourselves that we are making good progress.
Page 161 - LETTERS OF THE REV. WILLIAM M. ROBERTS THIRD SUPERINTENDENT OF THE OREGON MISSION...
Page 46 - The statement that the Hawaiian alphabet was adopted by the missionaries stationed within the sphere of the Nez-Perces language is of course inaccurate. The Hawaiian alphabet consists of only 12 letters, a, e, i...
Page 266 - ... of writing to you once more to let you know where I am and where I am going. I am well thank God and in high Spirits. I am now on an expedition to the westward, with Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clark, who are appointed by the President of the united States to go on an...