The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, History and Biography of America, Volume 7

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John Ward Dean, George Folsom, John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles, Henry Barton Dawson
Henry B. Dawson, 1863 - United States
 

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Page 176 - Nothing is here for tears, nothing to wail Or knock the breast, no weakness, no contempt. Dispraise or blame, nothing but well and fair. And what may quiet us in a death so noble.
Page 366 - ON THE UNIVERSITY CARRIER, Who sickened in the time of his Vacancy, being forbid to go to London by reason of the Plague Here lies old Hobson. Death hath broke his girt, And here, alas! hath laid him in the dirt; Or else, the ways being foul, twenty to one He's here stuck in a slough, and overthrown. 'Twas such a shifter that, if truth were known, Death was half glad when he had got him down; For he had any time this ten years full Dodged with him betwixt Cambridge and The Bull.
Page 278 - All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God.
Page 366 - Hobson kept a stable of forty good cattle always ready and fit for travelling ; but, when a man came for a horse, he was led into the stable, where there was great choice; but he obliged him to take the horse which stood next to the stable door ; so that every customer was alike well served according to his chance, and every horse ridden with the same justice ; from whence it became a proverb, when what ought to be your election was forced upon you, to say,
Page 2 - How many of my father's hired men have food to spare, and here I am starving to death! I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired men.
Page 125 - Tomes (Robert). The War with the South. A History of the Great American Rebellion, with Biographical Sketches of leading Statesmen and Distinguished Naval and Military Commanders, etc.
Page 319 - You are to enquire whether there be any Minister within your Government who Preaches and administers the Sacrament in any Orthodox Church or Chapel, without being in due Orders, and to give an account thereof to the said Lord Bishop of London.
Page 277 - It came flying through the air," says that good knight, " like a winged dragon, about the thickness of a hogshead, with the report of thunder and the speed of lightning, and the darkness of the night was dispelled by this horrible illumination.
Page 262 - But those that write in rhyme still make The one verse for the other's sake ; For one for sense, and one for rhyme, I think's sufficient at one time.
Page 183 - ... neither supported by the kindness of friendship, nor cheered by the voice of affection, he expired;— not, indeed, as, a few weeks afterwards, did his friend and co-patriot, Warren, in battle, on a field ever memorable and ever glorious ; but in solitude, amidst suffering, without associate, and without witness ; yet breathing forth a dying wish for his country, desiring to live only to perform towards her a last and signal service.

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