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Page 160 - That the flag of the Thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white: that the union be thirteen stars, white on a blue field, representing a new constellation.
Page 409 - Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong.
Page 387 - DIRGE. FOR ONE WHO FELL IN BATTLE. ROOM for a Soldier! lay him in the clover; He loved the fields, and they shall be his cover; Make his mound with hers who called him once her lover: Where the rain may rain upon it, Where the sun may shine upon it, Where the lamb hath lain upon it, And the bee will dine upon it.
Page 290 - It was the simple truth that was spoken by William Stoughton when he said, in his election sermon of 1688 : " God sifted a whole nation, that He might send choice grain into the wilderness.
Page 11 - The President enjoins you by every principle that is sacred to stimulate your operations in the highest degree, and to move as rapidly as the lateness of the season and the nature of the case will possibly admit.
Page 105 - No one shall run on the Sabbath day, or walk in his garden or elsewhere, except reverently to and from meeting. No one shall travel, cook victuals, make beds, sweep house, cut hair, or shave on the Sabbath day.
Page 101 - The Hampshire Grants in particular, a country unpeopled and almost unknown in the last war, now abounds in the most active and most rebellious race of the continent, and hangs like a gathering storm on my left.
Page 195 - ... which were necessary to content, in case of need, the barbarous nations through whom they were obliged to cross. The commander, by seasonable negotiations and precautions, prevented a considerable body of Indians, who were at the devotion of the English, from opposing this expedition ; for it would otherwise have been difficult to have, accomplished the taking of the said post.