The Granite Monthly, Volume 6

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H. H. Metcalf, 1883 - New Hampshire

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Page 139 - We, the subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage and promise that we will, to the utmost of our power, at the risque of our lives and fortunes, with arms oppose the hostile proceedings of the British fleets and armies against the United American Colonies.
Page 174 - LET dogs delight to bark and bite, For God hath made them so; Let bears and lions growl and fight, For 'tis their nature too.
Page 26 - Not as the flying come, In silence and in fear; They shook the depths of the desert gloom With their hymns of lofty cheer. Amidst the storm they sang, And the stars heard, and the sea; And the sounding aisles cf the dim woods rang To the anthem of the free.
Page 277 - NJ , graduating from the latter in 1869; studied law and was admitted to the bar, and began the practice of his profession in Lowville in 1873; in 1885 was elected to the State senate from the district consisting of Lewis, St.
Page 268 - Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the house of correction not exceeding one year.
Page 208 - Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous : but the way of the ungodly shall perish.
Page 274 - In 1782 he accepted the position of attorney-general for the state, holding it till 1 786, when he was elected president of the slate, holding the office for two years. He was president of the state convention that ratified the Constitution of the United States, and was chosen one of the presidential electors at the first presidential election, giving his vote for Washington and Adams. At the March election of the same year, 1789, he was again chosen president of the state. President Washington,...
Page 276 - He was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law at Dover in 1770.
Page 323 - Government shall purchase the same, if it becomes necessary to protect its interests therein, or if they can be purchased at a reasonable price; and the Government shall operate said railroads as public highways for the benefit of the whole people, and not in the interest of the few, under suitable provisions for protection of life and property, giving to all transportation interests equal privileges and equal rates for fares and freight.
Page 327 - Potter, studied for the bar. At the breaking out of the war of the Rebellion he was in the West, and immediately joined the first regiment of Michigan Volunteers, of which he was soon after appointed quartermaster sergeant.

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