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Stran 191 - Tis of the wave and not the rock; 'Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale ! In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In spite of false lights on the shore. Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee.
Stran 191 - Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O UNION strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate.
Stran 129 - 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 197 - Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing Can touch him further.
Stran 18 - This map was Undertaken with the Approbation and at the request of the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations; and is chiefly composed from Draughts, Charts and Actual surveys of different parts of His Majesties colonies and plantations in America: Great part of which have been lately taken by their Lordships Orders and transmitted to this office by the Governors of the said colonies and others.
Stran 11 - ... a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws ; but whether this agent be material or immaterial, I have left to the consideration of my readers.
Stran 188 - British afterwards, in spite of the entreaties of Mrs. Canby, nearly whipped the soldier to death. — The Rev. Mr. Wiswell will read a paper at some future meeting of the society, which will contain a history of the Second Presbyterian Church, May. — The Society's stated" meeting. In the absence of the President, Merrit Canby, Esq., was on motion called to the chair. The reading of the minutes of the last meeting was dispensed with after the transaction of usual routine of business. The discourse...
Stran 169 - An Inquiry into the Authenticity of Documents concerning a Discovery in North America claimed to have been made by Verrazzano.