THE GREAT REPUBLIC: BEING A FULL AND COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN UNION
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Page 591 - During the course of the last long and bloody war Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, ' Logan is the friend of white men.
Page 151 - The occasion has been judged proper for asserting, as a principle in which the rights and interests of the United States are involved, that the American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintained, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers...
Page 317 - The day of Judgment is either approaching, or it is not. If it is not, there is no cause for an adjournment : if it is, I choose to be found doing my duty. I wish therefore that candles may be brought.
Page 592 - Hyperion's curls; the front of Jove himself; An eye like Mars, to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; A combination and a form indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man: This was your husband.
Page 759 - This scene is worth a voyage across the Atlantic. Yet here, as in the neighborhood of the Natural Bridge, are people who have passed their lives within half a dozen miles, and have never been to survey these monuments of a war between rivers and mountains, which must have shaken the earth itself to its centre.
Page 35 - Maine New Hampshire Vermont Massachusetts Rhode Island Connecticut . . New York New Jersey . . . Pennsylvania. Delaware Maryland Virginia West Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia. Florida..
Page 315 - Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday ; hide the outcasts ; bewray not him that wandereth. 4 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.
Page 759 - Blue ridge of mountains, and have formed an ocean which filled the whole valley; that continuing to rise they have at length broken over at this spot, and have torn the mountain down from its summit to its base. The piles of rock on each hand, but particularly on the Shenandoah, the evident marks of their disrupture and avulsion from their beds by the most powerful agents of nature, corroborate the impression.
Page 130 - Seth Pomeroy, Richard Montgomery, David Wooster, William Heath, Joseph Spencer, John Thomas, John Sullivan, and Nathaniel Greene.
Page 535 - In testimony whereof, I have caused the Seal of the United States to be affixed to these presents, and signed the same with my hand.