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Page 258 - I hold every man a debtor to his profession; from the which, as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto.
Page 314 - Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English dead ! In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility ; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger...
Page 39 - The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre, Observe degree, priority, and place, Insisture, course, proportion, season, form, Office, and custom, in all line of order...
Page 41 - Pennsylvania and the said territorial line: provided, however, and it is further understood and declared, that the boundaries of these three states shall be subject so far to be altered, that if Congress shall hereafter find it expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two states in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan.
Page 152 - That the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of three thousand dollars, lawful money of the United States, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath...
Page 191 - SINGING through the forests, Rattling over ridges, Shooting under arches, Rumbling over bridges, Whizzing through the mountains, Buzzing o'er the vale, — Bless me ! this is pleasant, Riding on the Rail ! Men of different ' stations ' In the eye of Fame, Here are very quickly Coming to the same.
Page 300 - Man in society is like a flower Blown in its native bed : 'tis there alone His faculties, expanded in full bloom, Shine out ; there only reach their proper use.
Page 83 - First in the field before the reddening sun, Last in the shadows when the day is done, Line after line, along the bursting sod, Marks the broad acres where his feet have trod ; Still, where he treads, the stubborn clods divide, The smooth, fresh furrow opens deep and wide...
Page 61 - Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.
Page 270 - Culture's hand Has scattered verdure o'er the land, And smiles and fragrance rule serene, Where barren wilds usurp'd the scene. And such is man. A soil which breeds Or sweetest flowers, or vilest weeds ; Flowers lovely as the morning's light, Weeds deadly as an aconite ; Just as his heart is train'd to bear The poisonous weed or ttow'ret fair.