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Էջ 159 - A combination and a form indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man.
Էջ 373 - That all persons living in this province, who confess and acknowledge the one Almighty and eternal God, to be the Creator, Upholder and Ruler of the world ; and that hold themselves obliged in conscience to live peaceably and justly in civil society, shall, in no ways, be molested or prejudiced for their religious persuasion, or practice, in matters of faith and worship, nor shall they be compelled, at any time, to frequent or maintain any religious worship, place or ministry whatever.
Էջ 257 - NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK OF THE WHALE SHIP ESSEX OF NANTUCKET, WHICH WAS ATTACKED AND FINALLY DESTROYED BY A LARGE SPERM WHALE IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN.
Էջ 218 - Canals. — ^Public Documents relating to the New York Canals, which are to connect the Western and Northern Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean ; with an Introduction.
Էջ 164 - ... are not less decided ; to combat which, Opposition have only a majority of twenty, or at most of thirty, in the House of Commons, who I am sorry to add, seem as yet willing to prevent the public supplies. Though I certainly have never much valued popularity, yet I do not think it is to be despised, when arising from a rectitude of conduct, and when it is to be retained by following the same respectable path, which conviction makes me esteem that of duty, as calculated to prevent one branch of...
Էջ 256 - Society for the Prevention of Pauperism, in the city of New York, read and accepted, Feb.
Էջ 144 - Pitt made a speech which excited the admiration of the bar, and drew down very complimentary approbation from Lord Mansfield. When he first made his brilliant display in parliament, those at the bar who had seen little of him, expressed surprise ; but a few who had heard him once speak in a sort of mock debate at the Crown and Anchor tavern, when a club, called the Western Circuit Club, was dissolved, agreed that he had then displayed all the various species of eloquence for which he was afterwards...
Էջ 446 - Jewish Antiquities ; or a course of lectures on the Three First Books of Godwin's Moses and Aaron : to which is annexed a dissertation on the Hebrew language,
Էջ 87 - O shepherd fortunate ! That troubles some didst whilom feel and prove, Yet livest now in this contented state, — Let my mishap thy thoughts to pity move. To entertain me as a willing mate In shepherd's life, which I admire and love: Within these pleasant groves perchance my heart Of her discomforts may unload some part.