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, 1876 - 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 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 271 - An essay on the constitutional power of Great Britain over the colonies in America ; with the resolves of the committee for the province of Pennsylvania, and their instructions to their representatives in assembly.
الصفحة 360 - Adams upon the right of petition, and became a prominent champion of the abolition of slavery and the slave-trade in the District of Columbia and the Territories.
الصفحة 300 - The Mississippi and Ohio Rivers : containing Plans for the Protection of the Delta from Inundation ; and Investigations of the Practicability and Cost of improving the Navigation of the Ohio and Other Rivers by Means of Reservoirs.
الصفحة 395 - ... that the rebels should not know they had a man in their army who could die with so much firmness.
الصفحة 419 - With the idea of partially obviating this difficulty (the sense of which has always pressed very heavily upon him), the author has ventured to make free with his old and affectionately remembered home at BROOK FARM, as being certainly the most romantic episode of his own life, — essentially a day-dream, and yet a fact. — and thus offering an available foothold between fiction and reality.
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.
الصفحة 194 - This accurate observer was a native and resident of this State, passed a long life in exploring and describing its plants, and is supposed to have enlarged the botanical catalogue as much as almost any man who has lived.