Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 1812-1849, Volumi 1-75

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Pagina 87 - Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations : ask thy father, and he will shew thee ; thy elders, and they will tell thee.
Pagina 54 - O'er many a frozen, many a fiery Alp, Rocks, caves, lakes, fens, bogs, dens, and shades of death...
Pagina 18 - All things are full of labour; man cannot utter it: the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.
Pagina 57 - When the late Mr. Anson (lord Anson's brother) was upon his travels in the East, he hired a vessel to visit the isle of Tenedos. His pilot, an old Greek, as they were sailing along, said, with some satisfaction, " There it was our fleet lay." Mr. Anson demanded, "What fleet?" "What fleet?" replied the old man, (a little piqued at the question,) " Why, our Grecian fleet, at the siege of Troy.
Pagina 442 - This day there came unto the ship's side divers canoes, the Indians apparelled as aforesaid, with tobacco and pipes steeled with copper, skins, artificial strings and other trifles to barter ; one had hanging about his neck a plate of rich copper, in length a foot, in breadth half a foot for a breastplate, the ears of all the rest had pendants of copper.
Pagina iii - To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General Court assembled.
Pagina 52 - Britons attend :" be worth like this approv'd, And show you have the virtue to be mov'd. With honest scorn the first fam'd Cato view'd Rome learning arts from Greece, whom she subdu'd. Our scene precariously subsists too long On French translation, and Italian song : Dare to have sense yourselves ; assert the stage, Be justly warm'd with your own native rage.
Pagina 88 - For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search of their fathers: 9 (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow...
Pagina 196 - Commonwealth ; and that the Senators and Representatives of this State, in the Congress of the United States, be requested to use their best efforts to...
Pagina 183 - ... since been collected, to the depth of a man's height. They believe also, that in ancient times their ancestors lived till their feet were worn out with walking, and their throats with eating. They describe a deluge,. when the waters spread over the whole earth, except the highest mountains, on the tops of which they preserved themselves.

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