Travels in New-England and New-York

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Page 514 - II. It is the right, as well as the duty, of all men in society, publicly, and at stated seasons, to worship the Supreme Being, the great Creator and Preserver of the Universe. And no subject shall be hurt, molested, or restrained, in his person, liberty, or estate, for
Page 398 - our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowler; the snare is broken, and we are escaped. Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made Heaven and Earth.
Page 452 - leaveth the sheep, and fleeth; and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep?" For what purpose were the ministers ordained? For what purpose were they presented to benefices? Was it, that they might obtain sufficient money to support them in
Page 351 - Too blest indeed were such without alloy; But, foster'd e'en by freedom, ills annoy. That independence Britons prize too high, Keeps man from man, and breaks the social tie: The self-dependent lordlings stand alone, All claims that bind and sweeten life unknown. Here, by the bonds of nature feebly held, Minds combat minds, repelling and repell'd; Ferments arise, imprison'd
Page 482 - to my own mind, for the first time, the proper import of that picturesque declaration in the song of Deborah: —" In the days of Shamgar, the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through
Page 205 - would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances
Page 205 - That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer on the
Page 325 - waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village Hampden, that with dauntless breast, The little tyrant of his fields withstood; Some mute, inglorious Milton, here may rest; Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood. TV applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade.
Page 512 - the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry and frugality, chastity, moderation, and temperance, and all other virtues; and to

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