The History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania: From the Discovery of the Delaware to the Present Time

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Democrat Book and Job Office Print, 1876 - Bucks County (Pa.) - 929 pages
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Page 54 - ... to be determined by a meridian line to be drawn from the head of the said river, unto the said forty-third degree.
Page 10 - ... rabbits, squirrels; and some eat young bear, and commend it. Of fowl of the land, there is the turkey, (forty and fifty pounds weight) which is very great; pheasants, heath-birds, pigeons and partridges, in abundance.
Page 74 - ... compelled to frequent or maintain any religious worship, place or ministry, contrary to his or their mind, or to do or suffer any other act or thing contrary to their religious persuasion.
Page 47 - I have seen orchards laden with fruit to admiration, their very limbs torn to pieces with the weight, and most delicious to the taste, and lovely to behold; I have seen an apple tree from a pippin kernel, yield a barrel of curious cyder...
Page 47 - I have seen an apple tree from a pippin kernel, yield a barrel of curious cyder; and peaches in such plenty, that, some people took their carts a peach-gathering; I could not but smile at the conceit of it: They are a very delicate fruit, and hang almost like our onions that are tied on ropes...
Page 74 - ... you shall be governed by laws of your own making, and live a free, and, if you will, a sober and industrious people.
Page 325 - It is perhaps below the dignity of your profession to act as steward of the rum. But if you were to deal it out, and only just after prayers, you would have them all about you.
Page 320 - He preached one evening from the top of the court-house steps, which are in the middle of Market Street and on the west side of Second Street, which crosses it at right angles.
Page 653 - Lincoln had been a member of the Convention that framed the Constitution of the United States, and...
Page 187 - ... they had thus done, they began (as I suppose is their usual manner) to beat upon the ground with little sticks, or make some motion with something in their hands, and pause a little, till one of the elder sort sets forth his hymn...

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