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Western Skies: A Narrative of American Travel in 1868 (Classic Reprint)
John H. Bell
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American banks bears beautiful become blue bright British building built called Canada Canadian carried church citizens close comes dollars England English entered face Falls flowers forest French friends gathered give Government Grand green grow hand hills Indian Island Italy John kind ladies lake land Lawrence leaves light live look marble means memories Michigan miles morning mountains nature never night noble North Northern officers once Ottawa passed peace pleasant received remains rising river rock round scene seemed seen ship shore side sight soldiers soon sound South Southern spirit spring stands steamer stone stream streets summer tell things told town trees turned United waters West wild winter woods York young
Page 6 - I enjoin and require that no ecclesiastic, missionary, or minister of any sect whatsoever, shall ever hold or exercise any station or duty whatever in the said College ; nor shall any such person ever be admitted for any purpose, or as a visitor, within .the premises appropriated to the purposes of the said college...
Page 4 - Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him that soweth seed ; and the mountains shall drop sweet wine, and all the hills shall melt.
Page 4 - I ran it through, even from my boyish days To the very moment that he bade me tell it : Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances, Of moving accidents by flood and field ; Of hairbreadth scapes i...
Page 7 - As who pursued with yell and blow Still treads the shadow of his foe, And forward bends his head, The ship drove fast, loud roared the blast, And southward aye we fled. And now there came both mist and snow, And it grew wondrous cold; And ice, mast-high, came floating by, As green as emerald...
Page 9 - But here, — above, around, below, On mountain or in glen, Nor tree, nor shrub, nor plant, nor flower, Nor aught of vegetative power, The weary eye may ken.
Page 6 - ... that all the instructors and teachers in the College, shall take/ pains to instil into the minds of the scholars, the purest principles of morality, so that, on their entrance into active life, they may from inclination and habit, evince benevolence toward their fellow creatures, and a love of truth, sobriety, and industry, adopting at the same time, such religious tenets as their matured reason may enable them to prefer.