Chapter Sketches: Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution; Patriots' Daughters

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Connecticut chapters, Daughters of the American revolution, 1904 - 390 էջ
 

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Էջ 3 - WHEN IN THE COURSE of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
Էջ 225 - Jersey, aged seventy three years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832.
Էջ xi - There shall yet old men and old women dwell in the streets of Jerusalem, and every man with his staff in his hand for very age. And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof.
Էջ 24 - HERE at the country inn, I lie in my quiet bed, And the ardent onrush of armies Throbs and throbs in my head. Why, in this calm, sweet place, Where only silence is heard, Am I ware of the crash of conflict, — Is my blood to battle stirred...
Էջ 5 - for he alone discovered and furnished the evidence that XY and Z. were employed by Talleyrand; and he alone brought home the direct, formal, and official assurances, upon which the subsequent commission proceeded, and peace was made.
Էջ 303 - The thing I want to see is not Redbook Lists, and Court Calendars, and Parliamentary Registers, but the LIFE OF MAN in England: what men did, thought, suffered, enjoyed; the form, especially the spirit, of their terrestrial existence, its outward environment, its inward principle; how and what it was; whence it proceeded, whither it was tending. Mournful, in truth, is it to behold what the business called
Էջ 30 - Surely, goodness and mercy have followed me all the days of my life...
Էջ 351 - But an old age serene and bright, And lovely as a Lapland night, Shall lead thee to thy grave.
Էջ xi - Old men and old women shall again sit in the streets of Jerusalem, each with staff in hand for very age.
Էջ 296 - And that which should accompany old age, As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud, but deep, mouth-honor, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.

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