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Page 468 - she bred when fresh and young, When heavenly flame did animate her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way : The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day, Time's noblest offspring is the last. DR.
Page 56 - drove divers worthy men hither. But, I thank God, there are no free schools, nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years ; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects, into the world, and printing has divulged them and libels against the best government.
Page 542 - for the rightful purposes of civil government for its officers to interfere when principles break out into overt acts against peace and good order; and finally, that truth is great and will prevail if left to herself; that she is the proper and sufficient antagonist to error, and has nothing to fear
Page 435 - to this constitution, because I expect no better, and because I am not sure that it is not the best. The opinions I have had of its errors I sacrifice to the public good. I have never whispered a syllable of them abroad. Within these walls they were born, and here they shall die. ... I hope, therefore,
Page 625 - They were all for the unknown, the unrelated, the unfriended—the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. 'Thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt Therefore I command thee to do this thing.' ' Thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard.
Page 60 - their towne to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and readc, whose wages shall be paid eith r by y« parents or mast' ' of such children, or by y inhabitants in gen r all, by way of supply, as y
Page 631 - of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent; no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience ; and no preference shall ever be given, by law, to any religious establishments, or modes of worship.
Page 628 - stated, with wonderful force and beauty, in that incomparable composition, the book of Job: 'For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease ; that, through the scent of water, it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant. But if a man die, shall he
Page 540 - lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor. The foregoing declaration was, by order of Congress, engrossed, and signed by the following members: New Hampshire. Josiah Bartlett, William Whipple, Matthew Thornton. Massachusetts Bay. Samuel Adams, John Adams, Robert Treat Paine, Elbridge Gerry. Connecticut. Roger Sherman, Samuel Huntington, William Williams, Oliver Wolcott
Page 624 - helpless and unknown is first announced, though it is there that the precept has its greatest expansion and emphasis. For whose benefit was the Jewish command, ' When thou cuttest down thine harvest in the field, and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again to fetch it.