Chronology of North Carolina: Showing when the Most Remarkable Events Connected with Her History Took Place, from the Year 1584 to the Present Time, with Explanatory Notes

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J.M. Edney, 1858 - 143 strani
 

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Stran 34 - Chief for the time being of the Army of the United States, or any other your superior Officer; according to the rules and discipline of 'War, in pursuance of the trust reposed in you. This Commission to continue in force until revoked by this, or a future Congress, the Committee of Congress before mentioned, or a Committee of the States.
Stran 82 - Death is the crown of life : Were death denied, poor man would live in vain : Were death denied, to live would not be life: Were death denied, e'en fools would wish to die. Death wounds to cure; we fall, we rise, we reign! Spring from our fetters, fasten in the skies, Where blooming Eden withers in our sight. Death gives us more than was in Eden lost! This king of terrors...
Stran 58 - HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA: because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered.
Stran 4 - Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be.
Stran 33 - TO GEORGE WASHINGTON, ESQ. WE, reposing special trust and confidence in your patriotism, valour, conduct, and fidelity, do, by these presents, constitute and appoint you to be General and Commanderin-Chief of the Army of the United Colonies, and of all the Forces now raised, or to be raised, by them...
Stran 86 - Who roams along thy water's brim; Through what alternate wastes of woe And flowers of joy my path may go; How many a shelter'd, calm retreat May woo the while my weary feet, While still pursuing, still unblest, I wander on nor dare to rest...
Stran 75 - For I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth ; and though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God.
Stran 33 - Captain by doing and performing all manner of things thereunto belonging. And we do strictly charge and require all officers and soldiers under your command, to be obedient to your orders, as...
Stran 50 - Since none can compass more than they intend; And if the means be just, the conduct true, Applause, in spite of trivial faults, is due.
Stran 33 - AND we do hereby strictly charge and require all officers and soldiers under your command to be obedient to your orders and diligent in the exercise of their several duties. " AND we do also enjoin and require you to be careful in executing the great trust reposed in you, by causing strict discipline and order to be observed in the army and that the soldiers are duly exercised and provided with all convenient necessaries.

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