Americans of 1776

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Dodd, Mead, 1906 - 317 sider
 

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Side 168 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Side 187 - It being one chief project of that old deluder Satan to keep men from the knowledge of the Scriptures...
Side 291 - To submit myself to all my governors, teachers, spiritual pastors, and masters: To order myself lowly and reverently to all my betters...
Side 291 - What is thy duty to thy neighbour? My duty to my neighbour is to love him as myself, and to do unto all men, as I would they should do unto me...
Side 90 - I thought often of the happiness of New England, where every man is a freeholder, has a vote in public affairs, lives in a tidy, warm house, has plenty of good food and fuel, with whole clothes from head to foot, the manufacture, perhaps, of his own family. Long may they continue in this situation...
Side 299 - I think the Parliament of Great Britain have no more right to put their hands into my pocket, without my consent, than I have to put my hands into yours...
Side 10 - Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war let it begin here,
Side 275 - our divisions began with federalism and antifederalism." Alas ! they began with human nature ; they have existed in America from its first plantation. In every colony, divisions always prevailed. In New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Massachusetts, and all the rest, a court and country party have always contended. Whig and Tory disputed very sharply before the revolution, and in every step during the revolution. Every measure of Congress, from 1774 to 1787 inclusively, was disputed with acrimony,...
Side 226 - This heavenly calm, within the breast, Is the dear pledge of glorious rest, Which for the church of God remains, The end of cares, the end of pains. 4 In holy duties, let the day, In holy pleasures, pass away; How sweet a Sabbath thus to spend, In hope of one that ne'er shall end ! 22.

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