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Page 206 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Page 476 - In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through byways. 7 The inhabitants of the villages ceased, they ceased in Israel, until that I Deborah arose, that I arose a mother in Israel.
Page 106 - What this disease was, that so generally and mortally swept away, not only these but other Indians, their neighbours, I cannot well learn. Doubtless it was some pestilential disease. I have discoursed with some old Indians, that were then youths; who say, that the bodies all over were exceeding yellow, describing it by a yellow garment they showed me, both before they died, and afterwards.
Page 257 - ... a member of and in communion with the Church of England as by law established...
Page 206 - That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plains of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of lona.
Page 262 - Schenectady, or a majority of them respectively, shall once in every three years, and between the first day of January and the first day of April triennially, to be computed from the first day of January last, exhibit upon oath to the chancellor, or to one of the justices of the supreme court, or any of the judges of the court of common pleas in the county where such church, congregation or society shall be situated, an account and inventory of all the estate, both real and personal, belonging...
Page 349 - If they are to fight, they are too few. If they are to be killed, they are too many.
Page 266 - Council the chief executive for the time being, whether governor, lieutenant governor, or president of the Senate, is president, and has a casting voice, but no other vote; and with the advice and consent of the Council appoints all the said officers. The same senators cannot be elected to this Council two years successively. A majority of the Council forms a quorum. The chancellor, the judges of the Supreme Court, and the first judge of each county court hold their offices during good behavior,...
Page 215 - ... promising to return regularly at evening to his quarters in the prison. The Sheriff had become acquainted with his character, and readily acceded to his proposal. Accordingly, Richard went out regularly during the remaining part of the autumn, and the following winter and spring, until the beginning of May ; and every night returned at the proper hour to the jail.