Dictionary of American Biography, Including Men of the Time: Containing Nearly Ten Thousand Notices of Persons of Both Sexes, of Native and Foreign Birth, who Have Been Remarkable, Or Prominently Connected with the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Politics, Or History of the American Continent. Giving Also the Pronunciation of Many of the Foreign and Peculiar American Names, a Key to the Assumed Names of Writers, and a Supplement
J.R. Osgood, 1879 - 1019 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 251 - As a remarkable instance of this, I may point out to the public that heroic youth, Colonel Washington, whom I cannot but hope Providence has hitherto preserved in so signal a manner for some important service to his country.
الصفحة 427 - He replied,' If they are to fight, they are too few. If they are to be killed, they are too many.
الصفحة 85 - 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"!
الصفحة 360 - Smith (December 27, 1847) praying for the abolition of slavery and the slave-trade in the District of Columbia.
الصفحة 236 - Digest of the Decisions of the Courts of Common Law and Admiralty in the United States.
الصفحة 394 - The principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries of the English Nation, made by Sea, or over Land, within the Compass of these 1500 Years.
الصفحة 116 - The Tenth Muse lately sprung up in America; or, Several Poems, compiled with great variety of wit and learning, full of delight; wherein especially is contained a complete discourse and description of the four elements, constitutions, ages of man, seasons of the year; together with an exact epitome of the...
الصفحة 178 - Md., so as to authorize him to vote, as he did, for the Declaration of Independence, of which he was one of the signers. He served with unwearied industry on many of the important committees of Congress. In 1 783, he was the agent of Md. in Eng., to reclaim a large sum of money intrusted to the Bank of Eng., $650,000 of which was subsequently paid over to the State.
الصفحة 146 - Dartm. Coll. 1777. Ord. at Thetford, Jan. 19, 1779, over a church of 16 members, he continued his pastorate more than half a century. He published several sermons and discourses, and " Essays on Some of the First Principles of Metaphysics, Ethics, and Theology,