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The History of Ohio: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time
William Henry Carpenter,Timothy Shay Arthur
Visualizzazione completa - 1858
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Pagina 6 - JOSEPHUS'S (FLAVIUS) WORKS, FAMILY EDITION. BY THE LATE WILLIAM WHISTON, A. 1W. FROM THE LAST LONDON EDITION, COMPLETE. One volume, beautifully illustrated with Steel Plates, and the only readable edition published in this country. As a matter of course, every family in our...
Pagina 4 - PAXTON, CHANDLER, And the most celebrated oriental travellers. Embracing also the subject of the Fulfilment of Prophecy, as exhibited by Keith and others ; with descriptions of the present state of countries and places mentioned in the Sacred Writings. ILLUSTRATED BY NUMEROUS LANDSCAPE ENGRAVINGS, FROM SKETCHES TAKEN ON THE SPOT.
Pagina 5 - The importance of a series of state histories like those now commenced, can scarcely be estimated. Being condensed as carefully as accuracy and interest of narrative will permit, the size and price of the volumes will bring them within the reach of every family in the country, thus making them home-reading books for old and young. Each individual will, in consequence, become familiar, not only with the history of his own state, but with that of other states : — thus mutual interest will be re-awakened,...
Pagina 7 - Including two hundred and fifty Letters, and sundry Poems of Cowper, never before published in this country ; and of Thomson a new and interesting Memoir, and upwards of twenty new Poems, for the first time printed from his own Manuscripts, taken from a late Edition of the Aldine Poets, now publishing in London.
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Pagina 254 - The ordinance of 1787 provided, that "religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall be forever encouraged.
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Pagina 8 - The publishers are doing a great service by their publication* and their volumes are almost in as great demand as the fashionable novels of the day ; and they deserve to be so : for they are certainly printed in a style superior to that in which we have before had the works of the English Poets.