Genealogical and Family History of Southern New York and the Hudson River Valley: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation, Volume 3

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Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914 - Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)
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Page 1096 - Depend upon it, my snobbish friend, Your family thread you can't ascend, Without good reason to apprehend You may find it waxed, at the farther end. By some plebeian vocation \\ Or, worse than that, your boasted line May end in a loop of stronger twine, That plagued some worthy relation ! But Miss MacBride had something beside Her lofty birth to nourish her pride — For rich was the old paternal MacBride, According to public rumor : And he lived " up town,
Page 1287 - History of New York, from the beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty.
Page 1096 - 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 1074 - The Normans were playing their part well, when an English knight came rushing up, having in his company a hundred men, furnished with various arms. He wielded a northern hatchet, with the blade a full foot long, and was well armed after his manner, being tall, bold, and of noble carriage. In the front of the battle, where the Normans thronged most, he came bounding on swifter than the stag, many Normans falling before him and his company. He rushed straight upon a Norman who was armed and riding...
Page 1201 - New York, and was admitted to the bar at the General Term of the Supreme Court of that State held at...
Page 1052 - The infantry got nearer and nearer the crest of the hill. At last we could see the Spaniards running from the rifle-pits as the Americans came on in their final rush. Then I stopped my men for fear they should injure their comrades, and called to them to charge the next line of trenches, on the hills in our front, from which we had been undergoing a good deal of punishment. Thinking that the men would all come, I jumped over the wire fence in front of us and started at the double; but, as a matter...
Page 1379 - He rose at once to the loftiest heights of professional eminence, by his profound penetration, his power of analysis, the comprehensive grasp and strength of his understanding and the firmness, frankness and integrity of his character.
Page 1084 - for gallant conduct in the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma...
Page 1023 - Vance is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York ; and a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Page 1053 - There was no use going on with the remaining three men, and I bade them stay where they were while I went back and brought up the rest of the brigade. This was a decidedly cool request, for there was really no possible point in letting them stay there while I went back ; but at the moment it seemed perfectly natural to me, and apparently so to them, for they cheerfully nodded, and sat down in the grass, firing back at the line of trenches from which the Spaniards were shooting at them.

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