A brief report of the debates in the Anti-Masonic State Convention of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: held in Faneuil Hall, Boston, December 30, 3l, 1829, and January 1, 1830
John Marsh, 1830 - 48 pages
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Page 19 - And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the oath's sake, and them which sat with him at meat, he commanded it to be given her.
Page 2 - District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " THE CHILD'S BOTANY," In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
Page 20 - And the people gave a shout, saying : — " It is the voice of a god, and not of a man." And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory : and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
Page 2 - An Act- supplementary to an Act, entitled, ' An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the limes therein mentioned ;' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical, and other prints.
Page 41 - She's a far-awa' cousin o' the Laird o' Limmerfield. Sae that, laying a' this thegither — skin for skin, yea all that a man hath, will he give for his life.
Page 21 - Whereas by the yearly Congregations and Confederacies made by the Masons in their general Chapiters and Assemblies, the good Course and Effect of the Statutes of Labourers be openly violated and broken, in Subversion of the Law, and to the great Damage of all the Commons...
Page 4 - Furthermore do I promise and swear that a Master Mason's secrets, given to me in charge as such, and I knowing them to be such, shall remain as secure and inviolable in my breast as in his own, when communicated to me, murder and treason excepted; and they left to my own election.
Page 21 - Whereas by the yearly congregations and confederacies made by the Masons in their general assemblies, the good course and effect of the statutes of labourers be openly violated and broken, in subversion of the law, and to the great damage of all the commons.
Page 2 - CLERK'S OFFIcE. BE it remembered, that on the eleventh day of November, AD 1830, in the fiftyfifth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Gray & Bowen, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof...