Mr. Tuckerman's ... Quarterly Report Addressed to the American Unitarian Association

Bowles and Dearborn, 1827
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Σελίδα 29 - What these relations shall be is one of the most interesting, and, at the same time, one of the most difficult, of the many problems with which we, or our successors, must deal.
Σελίδα 34 - The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach glad tidings to the poor ; he hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind ; to set at liberty them that are bound, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord ;
Σελίδα 23 - York's establishment of the office several years elapsed before the next State provided for it. This State was Maryland. By an act of February 28, 1826, a State superintendent was to be appointed by the Governor and council whose duties were practically the same as those of the superintendent of common schools in the State of New York. Michigan was the only other State that made provision (1829) for the office before 1830. From 1830 to 1839, 8 other States made provision for the office, and by 1850...
Σελίδα 18 - Industry, the institution has become at once a general infirmary, an asylum for the insane, and a refuge for the deserted and destitute children of the city.
Σελίδα 24 - God, had doomed him and his family to suffer for disobeying their repeated admonitions; that he had no claim of right on society for the smallest portion of food, beyond that which his labour would fairly purchase...
Σελίδα 39 - ... of the assessment have gradually and progressively increased from their commencement ; and that it does appear to be a matter of very serious interest to the community at large, to prevent as far as possible this practice from being generally adopted — to limit the assessments as much as they can be limited, where the circumstances of particular parishes render them unavoidable, and whenever it is practicable to abandon them.
Σελίδα 30 - ... are, at present. The common people, clothed in the coarsest garb, and starving on the meanest fare, lived in despicable huts, with their cattle.
Σελίδα 2 - ... which extinguishes public virtue, and puts a final period to liberty. Thus the Assyrian empire sunk under the arms of Cyrus with his poor but hardy Persians. The extensive and opulent empire of Persia fell an easy prey to Alexander and a handful of Macedonians. And the Macedonian empire, when enervated by the luxury of Asia, was compelled to receive the yoke of the victorious Romans. The descendants of the heroes, philosophers, orators, and free citizens of Greece are now the slaves of the Grand...
Σελίδα 42 - But if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
Σελίδα 31 - Indolence was almost the only comfort they enjoyed. There was scarcely any variety of wretchedness with which they were not obliged to struggle, or rather, to which they were not obliged to submit.

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