The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil, Band 8

J.S. Skinner & Son, 1856

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Seite 386 - If a teacher, though a genins, would attempt to "prove all things and hold fast to that which is good," he would keep on all through life proving things and would have no time to
Seite 372 - Who knoweth the spirit of a man that goeth upward, and the spirit of a beast that goeth downward to the earth...
Seite 388 - ... purveys and ministers to the higher mystery of thought Heaped up in your granaries this week, the next it will strike in the stalwart arm, and glow in the blushing cheek, and flash in the beaming eye ; — till we learn at last to realize that the slender stalk, which we have seen shaken by the summer breeze, bending in the cornfield under the yellow burden of harvest, is indeed the
Seite 515 - Edw. 6, c. 14, to be the buying or contracting for any merchandise or victual coming in the way to market; or dissuading persons from, bringing their goods or provisions there ; or persuading them to enhance the price, when there : any of which practices make the market dearer to the fair trader.
Seite 617 - Committee, appointed in 1854, "to consider the cheapest, most expeditious, and most efficient mode of providing small arms for Her Majesty's service.
Seite 386 - My discovery, sir, is nothing short of this, that we have no need to go or send to California for gold, inasmuch as we have gold diggings on this side of the continent much more productive, and consequently much more valuable, than theirs. I do not of course refer to the mines of North Carolina or Georgia, which have been worked with some success for several years, but which, compared with those of California, are of no great moment.
Seite 386 - Then, sir, this gold of ours not only exceeds the California in the annual yield of the diggings, but in several other respects. It certainly requires labor, but not nearly as much labor to get it out. Our diggings may be depended on with far greater confidence, for the average yield on a given superfices.
Seite 95 - The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes...
Seite 108 - Then spread a little straw on the bottom of a boiler, on which place the bottles with straw between them, until the boiler contains a sufficient quantity. Fill it up with cold water, heat the water, and as soon as it begins to boil draw the fire, and let the whole gradually cool.
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