Historical Papers and Addresses of the Lancaster County Historical Society, Τόμος 8

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Σελίδα 59 - Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union between the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, in the words following, viz.: ARTICLE I. The style of this Confederacy shall be, The United States of America.
Σελίδα 215 - Charles, that he never said a foolish thing nor ever did a wise one: A censure which, though too far carried, seems to have some foundation in his character and deportment.
Σελίδα 166 - Scammel now informed him that he had an opportunity to speak, if he desired it ; he raised the handkerchief from his eyes, and said, " I pray you to bear me witness that I meet my fate like a brave man.
Σελίδα 137 - Greek or Hebrew, and by that means are not understood once in a twelvemonth. In the poetical quarter, I found there were poets who had no monuments, and monuments which had no poets. I observed, indeed, that the present war had filled the church with many of these uninhabited monuments, which had been erected to the memory of persons whose bodies were perhaps buried in the plains of Blenheim, or in the bosom of the ocean.
Σελίδα 93 - To the honorable, the Representatives of the Freemen of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met...
Σελίδα 222 - House. He that will not respond to its accents and strain every nerve to carry into effect its provisions, is unworthy the name of a freeman.
Σελίδα 29 - If thou art borrowed by a friend, Right welcome shall he be To read, to study, not to lend, But to return to me. Not that imparted knowledge doth Diminish learning's store; But books, I find, if often lent, Return to me no more. Sometimes there was appended the following advice and caution: Read slowly, pause frequently, Think seriously, Keep cleanly, return duly, With the corners of the leaves not turned down.
Σελίδα 162 - But visions light as air Presided o'er my rest. Now, nightly round my bed No airy visions play; No flow'rets crown my head Each vernal holiday. For far from these sad plains My lovely Delia flies; And rack'd with jealous pains Her wretched lover dies.
Σελίδα 5 - Yeates' company. Captain Abraham Dehuff, certainly one of Lancaster's most distinguished citizens, was born near the source of the river Elk, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, February 13, 1735, and died in Lancaster, March 11, 1821. He married Mary...
Σελίδα 182 - I confess that I recognize in Lancaster the benefactor of the human race. I consider his system as creating a new era in education, as a blessing sent down from heaven to redeem the poor and distressed of this world from the power and dominion of ignorance.

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