Specimens of Newspaper Literature: With Personal Memoirs, Anecdotes, and Reminiscences, Volume 1

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Redding and Company, 1852 - American newspapers
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Page 197 - The sixteenth article of our Bill of Rights says " The Liberty of the Press is essential to the security of Freedom in a State : It ought not therefore to be restrained in this commonwealth." While the papers of the other states are crowded with advertisements (free of duty) those of this state are almost destitute thereof;
Page 179 - ll wipe away all trivial, fond records, All saws of books, all forms, all pressures past, That Youth and observation copied there, And thy commandments all alone shall live Within the book and volume of my brain, Unmixed with baser matter: — Yes,
Page 192 - way of life Is fallen into the sear, the yellow leaf, And that which should accompany old age, As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends, You must not look to have: But, in their stead,
Page 258 - faithful found Among the faithless, faithful only he ; Among innumerable false unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
Page 91 - An ingenious Author has observed, that a Reader seldom peruses a Book with Pleasure, 'till he has a tolerable notion of the Physiognomy of the Author, the Year of his Birth, and his manner of living, with several other Particulars of the like Nature, very necessary to the right understanding his Works.
Page 147 - re born, &c. Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all; By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall; In so righteous a cause let us hope to succeed, For Heaven approves of each generous deed. In Freedom we 're born,
Page 146 - Hearts of Oak. Come join hand in hand, brave Americans all, And rouse your bold hearts at fair Liberty's call; No tyrannous acts shall suppress your just claim, Or stain with dishonor America's name. In Freedom we 're born, and in Freedom we
Page 4 - that the proprietor was John Campbell: — This News-Letter is to be continued Weekly; and all Persons who have any Houses, Lands, Tenements, Farms, Ships, Vessels, Goods, Wares, or Merchandizes, &c. to be Sold, or Let; or Servants Run-away, or Goods Stole or Lost; may have the same inserted at a Reasonable
Page 300 - even such, Gone with a touch; Thus think and smoke Tobacco. And when the smoke ascends on high, Then thou behold'st the vanity Of worldly stuff Gone with a puff; Thus think and smoke Tobacco. And when the Pipe grows foul within Think on thy soul, defiled with sin; For then the fire It does require; Thus think and smoke Tobacco.
Page 253 - 1783: — As Hannibal swore never to be at peace with the Romans, so let every Whig swear — by the abhorrence of Slavery — by liberty and religion— by the shades of those departed friends who have fallen in battle — by the ghosts of those of our brethren who have been destroyed on

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