What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Abner appointed army Askew Assembly Baker Baptist became Benj Bertie County Borland brother Brown Capt Carter Chairman Chowan Chowan River citizen Clerk Colonel colonial Confederate Congress Convention County Court Cowper Daniel Darden daugh daughter death decade Democrats died elected Elisha father Gates County Gatling George George Wynns Governor Hardy Murfree Hare Harrell Harrellsville Henry Winborne Hertford County Hill honor House Isaac James Jones Jernigan Jesse John John Vann Jordan Joseph Judge justices Kenneth Rayner late Lawrence Legislature Lewis lived Maney's Neck marriage married Miss Mary Meherrin River Mitchell Montgomery Moore Murfreesboro Norfolk North Carolina Northampton County Parker patriotic peace Perry Pitch Landing President Republican Robert Robert Sumner Samuel Sarah Senate Sheriff sister Smith soldiers sons South Southall Starkey Sharp Sumner Thomas Wynns Thos town Vann Vaughan Virginia vote Wheeler widow wife William Murfree Winton Yeates young
Page 341 - Delaware, December 7, 1787. Pennsylvania, December 12, 1787. New Jersey, December 18, 1787. Georgia, January 2, 1788. Connecticut, January 9, 1788. Massachusetts, February 6, 1788. Maryland, April 28, 1788. South Carolina, May 23, 1788. New Hampshire, June 21, 1788.
Page 314 - The book is completed, And closed, like the day ; And the hand that has written it Lays it away. Dim grow its fancies, Forgotten they lie ; Like coals in the ashes, They darken and die.
Page 42 - Gentlemen may cry: Peace, peace! — but there is no peace. The war is actually begun ! The next gale that sweeps from the North will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms!
Page 44 - When they pursue, they infallibly overtake: when they are pursued, their escape is certain. They despise danger: they are inured to shipwreck: they are eager to purchase booty with the peril of their lives. Tempests, which to others are so dreadful, to them are subjects of joy.
Page 132 - A school or schools shall be established in each county by the legislature for the convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters paid by the public as may enable them to instruct youth at low prices: And all useful learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities.
Page 10 - Edward Earl of Clarendon, George Duke of Albemarle, William Lord Craven, John Lord Berkeley, Anthony Lord Ashley, Sir George Carteret, Sir William Berkley and Sir John Colleton, their heirs and assigns...
Page 203 - Let Fate do her worst ; there are relics of joy, Bright dreams of the past, which she cannot destroy ; Which come in the night-time of sorrow and care, And bring back the features that joy used to wear.