Lives of Eminent Individuals: William Pinchney, by H. Wheaton. Sir Henry Vane, by C. W. Upham. Maj.-Gen. Anthony Wayne, by J. Armstrong. William Ellery, by E. T. Channing. Maj.-Gen. Richard Montgomery, by J. Armstrong
Marsh, Capen, Lyon, and Webb, 1839 - United States
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Page 214 - And the Lord said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do; seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him ? For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
Page 338 - But to return to our own institute; besides these constant exercises at home, there is another opportunity of gaining experience to be won from pleasure itself abroad; in those vernal seasons of the year when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against nature, not to go out and see her riches, and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth.
Page 167 - Thus saith the Lord God, I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them ; I will increase them with men like a flock.
Page 24 - Hooker speaks of, when, with the splendid magnificence of eastern metaphor, he says, that " her seat is the bosom of God, and her voice the harmony of the world.
Page 28 - States the clause declaring that treaties then made, or which should be made, under the authority of the United States, should be the supreme law of the land...
Page 45 - ... when a new and troubled scene is opened, and the file affords no precedent, then it is that a greater knowledge of mankind, and a far more extensive comprehension of things is requisite than ever office gave, or than office can ever give.
Page 318 - For the more convenient management of the general interests of the United States, delegates shall be annually appointed in such manner as the legislature of each State shall direct...
Page 145 - Then to advise how war may, best upheld, Move by her two main nerves, iron and gold, In all her equipage; besides, to know Both spiritual power and civil, what each means, What severs each, thou hast learned, which few have done. The bounds of either sword to thee we owe: Therefore on thy firm hand Religion leans In peace, and reckons thee her eldest son.
Page 43 - ... the flattering appearance of their being men while they are yet children, but ending in reducing them to be children when they should be men. The memory is then most susceptible and tenacious of impressions ; and the learning of languages being chiefly a work of memory, it seems precisely fitted to the powers of this period, which is long enough too for acquiring the most useful languages ancient and modern.