Year Book of the Holland Society of New-York

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Page 216 - Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two strong men stand face to face, though they come from the ends of the earth!
Page 160 - Thy spirit, Independence ! let me share, Lord of the lion heart and eagle eye ! Thy steps I follow 'with my bosom bare, Nor heed the storm that howls along the sky.
Page 179 - The Patroons and colonists shall in particular, and in the speediest manner, endeavor to find out ways and means whereby they may support a Minister and Schoolmaster, that thus the service of God and zeal for religion may not grow cool and be neglected among them, and they shall, for the first, procure a Comforter of the sick there.
Page 188 - I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble wild prospects; and Lapland is remarkable for prodigious noble wild prospects. But, Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England!
Page 207 - HOLLAND. A COUNTRY that draws fifty foot of water, In which men live as in the hold of Nature, And when the sea does in upon them break, And drowns a province, does but spring a leak...
Page 291 - The first class shall hold office for one year, the second class for two years, the third class for three years, the fourth class for four years, and the fifth class for five years, succeeding the second Friday in May, 1890.
Page 297 - At all meetings of the Society, the order of business shall be as follows : 1. Reading the minutes of the previous meeting. 2.
Page 274 - Be it further resolved. That these resolutions be spread upon...
Page 229 - ARTICLE III— OFFICERS Section 1. The officers of this Society shall be a president, a vicepresident, and a secretary-treasurer and three trustees.
Page 290 - Holland a refuge or a home, and whose descendants in the male line came to this country as Dutch settlers, speaking Dutch as their native tongue. This shall also include descendants in the male line of Dutch settlers who were born within the limits of Dutch settlements, and the descendants in the male line of persons who possessed the rights of Dutch citizenship within Dutch settlements in America, prior to the year 1675 ; also of any descendant in the direct male line of a Dutchman, one of whose...

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