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Page 373 - Congress above mentioned and an act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of the United States and the several acts supplementary thereto, may be renewed.
Page 52 - That the late act of parliament, entitled, An act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, etc...
Page 247 - ... sufferings. Our hearts are waxed light within us then, and we are for righting our ain wrangs and fighting our ain battles.
Page 524 - So the multitude goes — like the flower or the weed That withers away to let others succeed ; So the multitude comes — even those we behold, To repeat every tale that has often been told.
Page 496 - Like the dry remnant of a garden-flower Whose seeds are shed, or as an implement Worn out and worthless. While from door to door, This old Man creeps, the villagers in him Behold a record which together binds Past deeds and offices of charity...
Page 15 - Charles, absolute Lord and Proprietary of the province of Maryland and Avalon, Lord Baron of Baltimore...
Page 529 - she did not want to hear him, and such as he, for he was a scholar and a wise man ; and she did not question but he could preach, but she wanted to hear some of our mechanics preach, as husbandmen, shoemakers, and such-like rustics, for she thought they could not preach to any purpose.' William Penn told her, ' some of these were rather the best preachers we had among us,
Page 521 - QUAKERS, a sect which took its rise in England about the middle of the seventeenth century, and rapidly found its way into other countries in Europe, and into the English .settlements in North America. The members of this society, we believe, called themselves, at first, Seekers, from their seeking the truth; but after the society was formed, they assumed the appellation of Friends.