Railway Locomotives and Cars, Band 3

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Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1835
 

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Seite 619 - The resources created by peace are means of war. In cherishing those resources, we but accumulate those means. Our present repose is no more a proof of inability to act, than the state of inertness and inactivity in which...
Seite 473 - I cannot sufficiently bewail the condition of the reformed Churches, who are come to a period in religion, and will go at present no further than the instruments of their reformation.
Seite 474 - Virginia, do, by these presents, solemnly and mutually, in the presence of God, and of one another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation, and furtherance of the ends aforesaid, and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due...
Seite 619 - You well know, gentlemen, how soon one of those stupendous masses, now reposing on their shadows in perfect stillness, how soon, upon any call of patriotism, or of necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and motion - how soon it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage - how quickly it would put forth all its beauty and its bravery, collect its scattered elements of strength, and awaken its dormant thunder.
Seite 441 - ... to confess my weakness, Ned, my ambition is prevalent, so that I contemn the grovelling condition of a clerk or the like, to which my fortune condemns me, and would willingly risk my life, though not my character, to exalt my station. I am confident, Ned, that my youth excludes me from any hopes of immediate preferment, nor do I desire it; but I mean to prepare the way for futurity.
Seite 531 - I do hereby declare this to be my specification of the same, and that I do verily believe this my said specification doth comply in all respects fully and without reserve or disguise with the proviso in the said hereinbefore in part recited letters patent contained ; wherefore I hereby claim to maintain exclusive right and privilege to my said invention.
Seite 474 - King, defender of the faith, etc., having undertaken, for the glory of God, and advancement of the Christian faith, and honor of our King and country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God, and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid...
Seite 506 - O that I were where Helen lies! Night and day on me she cries ; Out of my bed she bids me rise, Says "Haste and come to me!
Seite 474 - In the name of God, amen. We whose names are underwritten, the loyal subjects of our dread sovereign lord King James by the grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, etc.
Seite 430 - States, and be receivable in all payments by weight, for the payment of all debts and demands, at the rates following, that is to say : The gold coins of Great Britain, Portugal and Brazil, of not less than twenty-two carats fine, at the rate of 94 cts. and 8-10ths of a cent per pennyweight ; the gold coins of France, 9-10ths fine, at the...

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