From Baltimore to Washington

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Lee and Shepard, 1876 - African Americans - 283 pages
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Page 178 - HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA: because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered.
Page 74 - Frietchie then, Bowed with her fourscore years and ten; Bravest of all in Frederick town, She took up the flag the men hauled down; In her attic window the staff she set, To show that one heart was loyal yet.
Page 264 - O Thou Eternal One, whose presence bright All space doth occupy, all motion guide, Unchanged through Time's all-devastating flight! Thou only God ; there is no God beside ! Being above all beings ! Mighty One Whom none can comprehend and none explore...
Page 192 - And the nations shall walk amidst the light thereof: and the kings of the earth bring their glory into it. And the gates thereof shall in no wise be shut by day (for there shall be no night there): and they shall bring the glory and the honor of the nations into it...
Page 2 - Gray's journey : — 1. From Boston to Baltimore. 2. From Baltimore to Washington. 3. On the way : Patty at Mount Vernon.
Page 5 - ... dust to build What is more than dust,— Walls Amphion piled Phoebus stablish must When the Muses nine With the Virtues meet, Find to their design An Atlantic seat, By green orchard boughs Fended from the heat, Where the statesman ploughs Furrow for the wheat; When the Church is social worth, When the state-house is the hearth, Then the perfect State is come, The republican at home.
Page 235 - From the oldest General in the world to the greatest." Part the third is told by uncle Paul a year later, 1859, and relates to John Brown of Harper's Ferry, concluding as follows : — At last the old man went down into the same neighbourhood where Excalibur had gone. A divine madness seized upon him ; as it is written, " Oppression maketh a wise man mad...
Page 114 - England, meant a family house in the same way, and great professors had classes, and taught law in their own houses, and at last, when the classes crowded out the professors and their little children, they called the houses Inns of Court.
Page 115 - Jerusalem gave them a house near the Temple, and so they came to be called Templars. At last they grew rich, and spread all over the world. They had three houses in London — the Old Temple, which has been pulled down, and the Inner and the Middle Temples, which the lawyers bought foe Law Colleges.

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