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Page 196 - Where the saints of all ages in harmony meet, Their Saviour and brethren, transported, to greet ; While the anthems of rapture unceasingly roll, And the smile of the Lord is the feast of the soul.
Page 195 - COME, let us join our cheerful songs, With angels round the throne ; Ten thousand thousand are their tongues, But all their joys are one. 2 "Worthy the Lamb that died"— they cry, "To be exalted thus :"— "Worthy the Lamb"— our lips reply,
Page 298 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, Like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
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Page 347 - Though old, he still retain'd His manly sense, and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe; He still remember'd that he once was young : His easy presence check'd no decent joy. Him even the dissolute admir'd ; for he A graceful looseness when he pleas'd put on, And laughing could instruct. Much had he read, Much more had seen : he studied from the life, And in th
Page 46 - Cabinet by the voluntary act of its own members. " I am perfectly persuaded of the absolute necessity of an institution, under the authority of Congress, to aid revenue and financial operations, and to give the country the blessings of a good currency and cheap exchanges. " Notwithstanding what has passed, I have confidence that the President will cooperate with the legislature in overcoming all difficulties in the attainment of these objects...
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Page 20 - Are there any who doubt man's capacity for self-government, let them study the history of North Carolina ; its inhabitants were restless and turbulent in their imperfect submission to a government imposed on them from abroad ; the administration of the colony was firm, humane, and tranquil, when they were left to take care of themselves. Any CHAP. JJ xin. government but one of their own institution was — •— oppressive.
Page 46 - ... promoting the success of which they, at his request, had rendered their assistance. But this the president did not do. Never, from the moment of my leaving his house on the 18th, did he open his lips to me on the subject. It was only from the newspapers, from rumor, from hearsay, I learned that he had denied the constitutionality of the proposed institution, and had made the most solemn asseverations that he would never approve a measure which I knew was suggested by himself, and which had been,...