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A Ramble Through the United States, Canada, and the West Indies
John Shaw (m D )
No preview available - 2019
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Page 46 - tis nought to me; Since God is ever present, ever felt, In the void waste as in the city full ; And where He vital breathes, there must be joy.
Page 285 - 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. God keep us from both"!
Page 229 - ... whole counsel of God, but were they now living, would be as willing to embrace further light as that which they first received. I beseech you remember, it is an article of your church covenant, that you be ready to receive whatever truth shall be made known to you from the written Word of God.
Page 229 - I charge you before God and His blessed angels that you follow me no further than you have seen me follow the Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 229 - I beseech you remember, it is an article of your church covenant, that you be ready to receive whatever truth shall be made known to you from the written Word of God.
Page 157 - I suppose the right of a manifest destiny to spread, will not be admitted to exist in any nation except the universal Yankee nation!
Page 256 - To a man who looks with sympathy and brotherly regard on the mass of the people, who is chiefly interested in the " lower classes," England must present much which is repulsive. Though a monarchy in name, she is an aristocracy in fact; and an aristocratical caste, however adorned by private virtue, can hardly help sinking an infinite chasm between itself and the multitude of men. A privileged order, possessing...
Page 9 - To commemorate that train of events which led to the American Revolution and finally secured Liberty and Independence to the United States.
Page 366 - ... each acquiring greater velocity, and overtopping the other till they had attained an altitude as much above the level of our eye, as the sea was below it. As the impetus with which the...