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Seite 312 - And feed me with a shepherd's care ; His presence shall my wants supply, And guard me with a watchful eye ; My noon-day walks he shall attend, And all my midnight hours defend.
Seite 361 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?
Seite 13 - ... hundred a day in the streets of Madras ; every day seventy at least laid their bodies in the streets, or on the glacis of Tanjore, and expired of famine in the granary of India. I was going to awake your justice towards this unhappy part of our fellow-citizens, by bringing before you some of the circumstances of this plague of hunger.
Seite 428 - A cause , therefore, in the fullest definition which it philosophically admits, may be said to be.*, that which immediately precedes any change, and which, existing at any time in similar circumstances, has been always, and will be always, immediately followed by a similar change^.
Seite 34 - That we the citizens of Mecklenburg County do hereby dissolve the political bands which have connected us to the mother country and hereby absolve ourselves from all allegiance to the British Crown and abjure all political connection contract or association with that nation who have wantonly trampled on our rights and liberties and inhumanly shed the blood of American patriots at Lexington.
Seite 464 - Friend of my youth, with thee began the love Of sacred song ; the wont, in golden dreams, 'Mid classic realms of splendours past to rove, O'er haunted steep, and by immortal streams ; Where the blue wave, with...
Seite 213 - if the compensation allowed by law does not exceed the proportion of the hazard run, or the want felt, by the loan, its allowance is neither repugnant to the revealed nor the natural law : but if it exceeds those bounds, it is then oppressive usury ; and though the municipal laws may give it impunity, they never can make it just.
Seite 25 - Carolina is a ridge of sand, separated from the main land, in some places by narrow Sounds, in others by broad Bays. The passages or inlets through it are' shallow and dangerous, and Ocracoke inlet is the only one north of Cape Fear, through which vessels pass.
Seite 101 - ... because they could discern in them what related to heaven and the church: they therefore placed those images not only in their temples, but also in their houses; not with any intention to worship them, but to serve as means of recollecting the heavenly things signified by them.