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Life in a New England Town; 1787, 1788: Diary of John Quincy Adams, While a ...
John Quincy Adams
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Page 163 - Tucker in the afternoon was very interesting and pathetic, in showing how good and pleasant a thing it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.
Page 41 - And all moneys, paid by the subject to the support of public worship, and of the public teachers aforesaid, shall, if he require it, be uniformly applied to the support of the public teacher or teachers of his own religious sect or denomination, provided there be any on whose instructions he attends...
Page 167 - O gentle Sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down. And steep my senses in forgetfulness...
Page 43 - An Historical Treatise on the Feudal Law and the Constitution and Laws of England,
Page 41 - Provided notwithstanding, that the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies politic, or religious societies, shall, at all times, have the exclusive right of electing their public teachers, and of contracting with them for their support and maintenance.
Page 41 - Provided, notwithstanding, That the several towns, parishes, bodies corporate, or religious societies, shall at all times have the exclusive right of electing their own public teachers, and of contracting with them for their support and maintenance.
Page 6 - They get him to teach them the language. I found this morning the Ambassador seated on the cushion in our state-room, M. Marbois in his cot, at his left hand, and my son stretched out in his, at his right. The Ambassador reading out loud, in Blackstone's Discourse at his entrance on his Professorship of the Common Law at the University, and my son correcting the pronunciation of every word and syllable and letter.
Page 113 - Liberal Education, or a Practical Treatise on the Methods of acquiring Useful and Polite Learning; 8vo.