Connecticut Historical Collections: Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc., Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut, with Geographical Descriptions, المجلد 2

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Durrie & Peck and J.W. Barber, 1837 - 560 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 493 - Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; Blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, And eat his pleasant fruits.
الصفحة 55 - Know, villains, when such paltry slaves presume To mix in treason, if the plot succeeds, They're thrown neglected by ; but, if it fails, They're sure to die like dogs, as you shall do. Here, take these factious monsters, drag them forth To sudden death...
الصفحة 1 - On the rich and the eloquent, on nobles and priests, they looked down with contempt; for they esteemed themselves rich in a more precious treasure, and eloquent in a more sublime language, nobles by the right of an earlier creation, and priests by the imposition of a mightier hand.
الصفحة 145 - Each Member brought a Number of Books and presented them to the Body ; and laying them on the Table, said these Words, or to this Effect ; "I give these Books for the founding a College in this Colony.
الصفحة 1 - The Puritans were men whose minds had derived a peculiar character from the daily contemplation of superior beings and eternal interests. Not content with acknowledging, in general terms, an overruling Providence, they habitually ascribed every event to the will of the Great Being for whose power nothing 5 was too vast, for whose inspection nothing was too minute.
الصفحة 13 - Forasmuch as it hath pleased the Almighty God by the wise disposition of his divine providence so to Order and dispose of things that we the Inhabitants and Residents of Windsor...
الصفحة 457 - Vindication of the Opposition of the inhabitants of Vermont to the Government of New York, and their Right to form an independent State...
الصفحة 152 - Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday ; hide the outcasts; bewray not him that wandereth. Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab ; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler : for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.
الصفحة 526 - ... but by sounds and tremors, which sometimes are very fearful and dreadful. I have myself heard eight or ten sounds successively, and imitating small arms. in the space of five minutes. I have, I suppose, heard several hundreds of them within twenty years ; some more, some less terrible. Sometimes we have heard them almost every day, and great numbers of them in the space of a year. Oftentimes I have observed them to be coming down from the north, imitating slow thunder, until the sound came near...
الصفحة 315 - ... them with our small shot. Others of the stoutest issued forth, as we did guess, to the number of forty, who perished by the sword.

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