The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 1
John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond
A. S. Barnes., 1877 - United States
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Page 423 - That on the admission of every new State into the Union, one star be added to the union of the Flag ; and that such addition shall take effect on the fourth of July next succeeding such admission.
Page 428 - When speaks the signal trumpet tone, And the long line comes gleaming on. Ere yet the life-blood warm and wet, Has dimmed the glistening bayonet, Each soldier eye shall brightly turn To where thy sky-born glories burn, And, as his springing steps advance, Catch war and vengeance from the glance.
Page 427 - For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and to the next age.
Page 410 - ... in the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell.
Page 340 - They had not only a respect, but an affection for Great Britain ; for its laws; its customs, and manners, and even a fondness for its fashions, that greatly increased the commerce.
Page 416 - that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.
Page 505 - Resolved, That a General be appointed to command all the Continental Forces, .raised or to be raised for the defence of American Liberty.
Page 428 - Flag of the free heart's hope and home, By angel hands to valor given ! Thy stars have lit the welkin dome, And all thy hues were born in heaven.
Page 127 - Will you hazard so desperate a step while there is any possibility that any portion of the ills you fly from have no real existence? Will you, while the certain ills you fly to are greater than all the real ones you fly from, will you risk the commission of so fearful a mistake?
Page 539 - Armies; to take wherever he may be, whatever he may want for the Use of the Army, if the Inhabitants will not sell it, allowing a reasonable Price for the same, to arrest and confine Persons who refuse to take the Continental Currency, or are otherwise disaffected to the American Cause...