Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 11


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Pagina 359 - Or throne of corses which his sword hath slain ? Greatness and goodness are not means but ends ! Hath he not always treasures, always friends, The good great man? Three treasures, love and light, And calm thoughts regular as infant's breath : And three firm friends, more sure than day and night, Himself, his Maker, and the angel Death.
Pagina 17 - For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness ; but unto us which are saved, it is the power of God.
Pagina 48 - Upon leaving college, he entered upon the study of the law, and was admitted to the bar of the Court of Common Pleas in Worcester, in 1805. As the law then stood, it required two years...
Pagina 54 - States, such measures as they may deem expedient; and also, to take measures, if they shall think proper, for procuring a convention of delegates from all the United States, in order to revise the constitution thereof, and more effectually to secure the support and attachment of all the people, by placing all upon the 'basis of fair representation.
Pagina 398 - Though I am growne aged, yet I have had a longing desire, to see with my own eyes, something of that most ancient language, and holy tongue, in which the Law, and Oracles of God were...
Pagina 396 - Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand that made all things of nothing, and gives being to all things that are ; and as one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone to many, yea in some sort to our whole nation; let the glorious name of Jehovah have all the praise.
Pagina 169 - And also, to make, ordain, and establish all manner of orders, laws, directions, instructions, forms, and ceremonies of government and magistracy, fit and necessary for and concerning the government of the said colony and plantation...
Pagina 258 - DD THE CHURCH OF THE FIRST THREE CENTURIES ; or, Notices of the Lives and Opinions of the Early Fathers, with special reference to the Doctrine of the Trinity ; illustrating its late origin and gradual formation. Revised and enlarged edition. 8vo, $2.50. Lucy Larcom. BREATHINGS OF THE BETTER LIFE. " Little Classic
Pagina 94 - MY DEAR SIR: A WARM private friendship has subsisted between us for half our lives, interrupted by no untoward occurrence, and never for a moment cooling into indifference. Of this friendship, the source of so much happiness to me, I wish to leave, if not an enduring memorial, at least an affectionate and grateful acknowledgment. I inscribe this volume of my Speeches to you. DANIEL WEBSTER.
Pagina 176 - Provided always, that before the last of September next, the whole Government, together with the Patent for the said Plantation, be first, by an order of Court, legally transferred and established to remain with us and others which shall inhabit upon the said Plantation...

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