The Historical Record, Volumes 2-3

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Frederick Charles Johnson
Press of the Wilkes-Barre Record, 1888 - Local history
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Page 88 - I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.
Page 50 - It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair : the event is in the hand of God.
Page 27 - About whom, when I was at Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews informed me, desiring to have judgment against him. 16 To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before that he which is accused have the accusers face to face, and have licence to answer for himself concerning the crime laid against him.
Page 86 - In testimony whereof this chamber orders that the foregoing be entered at length on its book of records, and that a copy of the same be sent to the family of the deceased, with whom it is the nation's privilege to sympathize and mourn as for a common and irreparable loss.
Page 127 - Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be transmitted to the -family of the deceased, and that they be spread upon the records of this society.
Page 118 - Presidents of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Mining Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of...
Page 78 - His Majesty's liege people within this Province, to exert themselves and use their utmost Endeavors to prosecute and bring to Justice & condign Punishment, all Offenders in the Premises. "(Signed) JAMES HAMILTON.
Page 183 - Hold thou thy cross before my closing eyes; Shine through the gloom, and point me to the skies: Heaven's morning breaks, and earth's vain shadows flee; In life, in death, O Lord, abide with me!
Page 52 - During all which term, the said apprentice his said master faithfully shall serve, his secrets keep, his lawful commands every where readily obey ; he shall do no damage to his said...
Page 50 - For, according to the system of policy the States shall adopt at this moment, they will stand or fall ; and by their confirmation or lapse it is yet to be decided, whether the revolution must ultimately be considered as a blessing or a curse ; a blessing or a curse, not to the present age alone, for with our fate will the destiny of unborn millions be involved.

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