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The great republic: a descriptive, statistical and historical view of the ...
James Dabney McCabe
Vista de fragmentos - 1871
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Página 592 - Hyperion's curls; the front of Jove himself; An eye like Mars, to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; A combination and a form indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man: This was your husband.
Página 151 - The occasion has been judged proper for asserting, as a principle in which the rights and interests of the United States are involved, that the American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintained, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers...
Página 35 - Maine New Hampshire Vermont Massachusetts Rhode Island Connecticut . . New York New Jersey . . . Pennsylvania. Delaware Maryland Virginia West Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia. Florida..
Página 602 - State, but all acts, rules and regulations of said Board may be altered, amended, or repealed by the General Assembly...
Página 532 - To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of Government of the United States...
Página 476 - They were governed by this country at the expense only of a little pen, ink, and paper ; they were led by a thread. They had not only a respect, but an affection for Great Britain ; for its laws, its customs and manners, and even a fondness for its fashions, that greatly increased the commerce. Natives of Britain were always treated with particular regard ; to be an Old- England man was of itself a character of some respect, and gave a kind of rank among us.
Página 314 - No one shall travel, cook victuals, make beds, sweep house, cut hair, or shave on the Sabbath Day. No woman shall kiss her child on the Sabbath or fasting day.
Página 347 - ... major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Página 793 - Jackson was the most roaring, rollicking, game-cocking, horse-racing, card-playing, mischievous fellow that ever lived in Salisbury.' Add to this such expressions as these : ' He did not trouble the law books much,' ' He was more in the stable than in the office,' ' He was the head of all the rowdies hereabouts.
Página 776 - The figures of the dances were three and four handed reels, or square sets, and jigs. The commencement was always a square four, which was followed by what was called jigging it off; that is, two of the four would single out for a jig, and were followed by the remaining couple. The jigs were often accompanied with what was called cutting out...