Sketches of North Carolina

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Norfolk Landmark, 1875 - 175 pages

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Page 45 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have them these hundred years, for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them and libels against the best government. God keep us from both.
Page 1 - America aforesaid, extending north and eastward as far as the north end of Coratuck river or inlet, upon a straight westerly line to Wyanoke creek, which lies within or about the degrees of thirtysix and thirty minutes northern latitude, and so west in a direct line as far as the South seas...
Page 91 - Time, As it runs^ through the realm of tears, With a faultless rhythm and a musical rhyme, And a boundless sweep and a surge sublime, As it blends with the Ocean of Years.
Page 91 - And the garments that she used to wear. There are hands that are waved, when the fairy shore By the mirage is lifted in air; And we sometimes hear, through the turbulent roar Sweet voices we heard in the days gone before, When the wind down the river is fair.
Page 49 - ... convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters, paid by the public, as may enable them to instruct at low prices; and all useful learning shall be duly encouraged, and promoted, in one or more...
Page 43 - Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Page 1 - America aforesaid ; extending north and eastward, as far as the north end of Currituck river or inlet, upon a strait westerly line to Wyonoak creek, which lies within or about the degrees of thirtysix and thirty minutes, northern latitude; and so west, in a direct line, as far as the .south seas...
Page 49 - A school or schools shall be established in each county by the legislature for the convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters paid by the public as may enable them to instruct youth at low prices: And all useful learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities.
Page 147 - Knightly hearts were their's and brave, Men and horses without number All the furrowed ground encumber — Falling fast to their last slumber — Bloody slumber ! bloody grave ! Of that charge at Balaklava — In its chivalry sublime — Vivid, grand, historic pages Shall descend to future ages ; Poets, painters, hoary sages Shall record it for all time ; Telling how those English horsemen Rode the Russian gunners down ; How with ranks all torn and shattered ; How with helmets hacked and battered...
Page 25 - What the nobles and the crown put in peril, that did the clergy save. By their care the dying spark was kindled into a blaze. When the light grew dim and flickered on the altar their hands trimmed the lamp and fed the sacred flame. This is their real glory, and on this they may well repose. They were the guardians of Scotch freedom, and they stood to their trust.

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