Ladies Companion and Literary Expositor: A Monthly Magazine Embracing Every Department of Literature..., Τόμοι 11-12

William W. Snowden, Lydia Howard Sigourney, Emma Catherine Embury
W. W. Snowden., 1839

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Σελίδα 66 - The land shall not be sold for ever; for the land is mine, for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.
Σελίδα 72 - And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him ; and he became captain over them : and there were with him about four hundred men.
Σελίδα 76 - Upon this, I who took the boldness to speak freely before the cardinal, said there was no reason to wonder at the matter, since this way of punishing thieves was neither just in itself, nor good for the public ; for as the severity was too great, so the remedy was not effectual ; simple theft not being so great a crime, that it ought to cost a man his life...
Σελίδα 187 - I say, that if one train of thinking be more desirable than another, it is that which regards the phenomena of nature with a constant reference to a supreme intelligent Author.
Σελίδα 66 - Then Jezebel sent a messenger unto Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.
Σελίδα 239 - It will be the duty of the historian and the sage in all ages to let no occasion pass of commemorating this illustrious man ; and, until time shall be no more, will a test of the progress which our race has made in wisdom and in virtue be derived from the veneration paid to the immortal name of Washington.
Σελίδα 286 - tis done, then 'twere well It were done quickly : if the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch, With his surcease, success ; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, — We'd jump the life to come.
Σελίδα 267 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!
Σελίδα 204 - There are many more shining qualities in the mind of man, but there is none so useful as discretion ; it is this indeed which gives a value to all the rest, which sets them at work in their proper times and places, and turns them to the advantage of the person who is possessed of them.
Σελίδα 115 - American intrenchments, when a furious attack was made on its left; but Major Ackland, at the head of the British grenadiers, sustained it with great firmness. The Americans soon extended their attack along the whole front of the German troops, which were posted on the -right of the grenadiers; and marched a body around their flank to prevent their retreat.

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