De Bow's Review, Volume 12

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Page 497 - We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate.
Page 470 - I purpose that which is extraordinary, and to leave myself and successors no power of doing mischief, that the will of one man may not hinder the good of a whole country...
Page 148 - In God's name, if it is absolutely necessary to declare either for peace or war, and the former cannot be preserved with honour, why is not the latter commenced without hesitation? I am not, I confess, well informed of the resources of this kingdom ; but I trust it has still sufficient to maintain its just rights, though I know them not. — But, my Lords, any state is better than despair. Let us at least make one effort; and if we must fall, let us fall like men...
Page 210 - In every regularly documented American merchant- vessel, the crew who navigate it will find their protection in the flag which is over them.
Page 331 - The tangled knots, and smooth the ravel'd fleece : Next moves the iron hand with fingers fine, Combs the wide card, and forms the eternal line ; Slow, with soft lips, the whirling can acquires The tender skeins, and wraps in rising spires ; With quickened pace successive rollers move, And these retain, and those extend the rove; Then fly the spokes, the rapid axles glow, While slowly circumvolves the labouring wheel below.
Page 502 - And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.
Page 40 - Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, And instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: And it shall be to the Lord for a name, For an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
Page 506 - Mated with a squalid savage — what to me were sun or clime! I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time...
Page 597 - The judicial power of this State, both as to matters of law and equity, shall be vested in a Supreme Court, in Courts of Common Pleas for each county, in justices of the peace, and in such other courts as the Legislature may, from time to time, establish, SEC.
Page 210 - The total expenditures for the next fiscal year are estimated at $42,892,299.19, of which there is required for the ordinary purposes of the Government, other than those consequent upon the acquisition of our new territories, and deducting the payments on account of the public debt, the sum of...

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