Life and Correspondence of the Rev. William Smith, D. D....: With Copious Extracts from His Writings, Volume 1

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S. A. George, 1879
 

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Page 379 - An historical account of the expedition against the Ohio Indians, in the year 1764 under the command of Henry Bouquet. Esq: Colonel of Foot, and now brigadier general in America. Including his transactions with the Indians, relative to the delivery of their prisoners, and the preliminaries of peace. With an introductory account of the preceding campaign, and battle at Bushy-Run. To which are annexed military papers, containing reflections on the war with the savages: a method of forming frontier...
Page 280 - The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers; let him not leave us nor forsake us; that he may incline our hearts unto him, to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, which he commanded our fathers.
Page 279 - Thus saith the Lord, The heaven is My throne, and the earth is My footstool : where is the house that ye build unto Me? and where is the place of My rest? For all those things hath Mine hand made...
Page 279 - For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same, my name shall be great among the gentiles, and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts.
Page 396 - Four Dissertations on the RECIPROCAL ADVANTAGES of a PERPETUAL UNION BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND HER AMERICAN COLONIES.
Page 552 - ... mankind will not be reasoned out of the feelings of humanity ; nor will sacrifice their liberty by a scrupulous adherence to those political maxims which were originally established to preserve it.
Page 280 - But will God indeed dwell on the earth ? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee ; how much less this house that I have builded...
Page 326 - Till the freed Indians in their native groves Reap their own fruits, and woo their sable loves ; Peru once more a race of kings behold, And other Mexicos be roof'd with gold.
Page 376 - Our troops were, besides, extremely fatigued with the long march and as long action of the preceding day, and distressed to the last degree, by a total want of water, much more intolerable than the enemy's fire. Tied to our convoy, we could not lose sight of it without exposing it...
Page 516 - The snorting of his horses was heard from Dan: the whole land trembled at the sound of the neighing of his strong ones; for they are come, and have devoured the land, and all that is in it; the city, and those that dwell therein.

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