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Seite 218 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Seite 436 - ... killed in the assault upon the fort. They were thrown into this pond, the preceding autumn, by the British; when, probably, the water was sufficiently deep to cover them. Some of them were covered at this time; but at a depth, so small, as to leave them distinctly visible. Others had an arm, a leg, and a part of the body, above the surface. The clothes, which they wore, when they were killed, were still on them ; and proved, that they were militia ; being the ordinary dress of farmers.
Seite 461 - In 1810 he took his degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the city of New Y'ork...
Seite 492 - In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through byways. 7 The inhabitants of the villages ceased, they ceased in Israel, until that I Deborah arose, that I arose a mother in Israel.
Seite 269 - ... a member of and in communion with the Church of England as by law established...
Seite 174 - For they left the way of their ancestors, and worshipped the God of heaven, the God whom they knew: so they cast them out from the face of their gods, and they fled into Mesopotamia, and sojourned there many days.
Seite 374 - Hendrick," says the same writer, "a renowned Indian warrior among the Mohawks, and one of their sachems, or kings, who was slain in the battle, and whose son, upon being told that his father was killed, giving the usual Indian groan upon such occasions, and suddenly putting his hand on his left breast, swore...
Seite 218 - That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona.
Seite 498 - The day of judgment is either approaching, or it is not. If it is not, there is no cause for an adjournment ; if it is, I choose to be found doing my duty. I wish therefore that candles may be brought."— Dwighfa Travels, vol.
Seite 278 - ... senators from each great district, which senators shall form a council for the appointment of the said officers, of which the governor for the time being, or the lieutenantgovernor, or the president of the senate, when they shall respectively administer the government, shall be president and have a casting voice, but no other vote; and with the advice and consent of the said council, shall appoint all the said officers; and that a majority of the said council be a quorum.