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Page 317 - New England's Memorial; or, a Brief Relation of the most Memorable and Remarkable Passages of the Providence of God, manifested to the Planters of New England, in America; With special Reference to the first Colony thereof, called New Plimouth.
Page 9 - Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation? Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground. Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor or caprice?
Page 437 - This liberty is the proper end and object of authority and cannot subsist without it; and it is a liberty to that only which is good, just, and honest. This liberty you are to stand for, with the hazard (not only of your goods, but) of your lives, if need be. Whatsoever crosseth this is not authority but a distemper thereof. This liberty is maintained and exercised in a way of subjection to authority; it is of the same kind of liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free.
Page 398 - Society shall be called the American Society for colonizing the free people of color of the United States.
Page 2 - ... when the high roads are broken up and the waters out, when a new and troubled scene is opened, and the file affords no precedent, then it is that a greater knowledge of mankind, and a far more extensive comprehension of things is requisite, than ever office gave, or than office can ever give.
Page 220 - Then wept the warrior chief, and bade To shred his locks away ; And one by one, each heavy braid Before the victor lay. Thick were the...
Page 138 - Who builds a church to God, and not to Fame, Will never mark the marble with his name : Go, search it there, where to be born and die, Of rich and poor makes all the history ; Enough, that Virtue fill'd the space between ; Prov'd by the ends of being, to have been.
Page 131 - It will be proved to thy face that thou hast men about thee that usually talk of a noun and a verb and such abominable words as no Christian ear can endure to hear.
Page 75 - The Grecian History, from the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great.
Page 121 - Doris amara suam non intermisceat undam;" that it may retain its own flavor, and its own bitter saltness too. But I do deny that such a national literature does in fact exist, in modern Europe, in that community of nations of which we form a part, and to whose fortunes and pursuits in literature and arts we are bound by all our habits, and feelings, and interests. There is not a single nation from the north to the south of Europe, from the bleak shores of the Baltic to the bright plains of immortal...