Letters on National Subjects, Auxiliary to Universal Education, and Scientific Knowledge: Addressed to Burwell Bassett, Late a Member of the House of Representatives, and James Monroe, President of the United States of America

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Página 40 - LORD'S portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance. He found him in a desert land, and in the waste howling wilderness ; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye. As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings : So the LORD alone did lead him, and there was no strange god with him.
Página 16 - The Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, mindful of the benefits which the City of London received in her ample share in the general prosperity, have erected to the memory of this eminent Statesman and powerful Orator, this Monument in her Guildhall ; that her Citizens may never meet for the transaction of their affairs, without being reminded, that the means by which Providence raises a nation to greatness are the virtues infused into great men ; and that to withhold from...
Página 16 - ... powerful Orator, this Monument in her Guildhall ; that her Citizens may never meet for the transaction of their affairs without being reminded that the means by which Providence raises a nation to greatness are the virtues infused into great men ; and that to withhold from...
Página 16 - ... in this memorable work, • WILLIAM PITT. "The mayor, aldermen, and common council, mindful of the benefits which the city of London received by her ample share in the general prosperity, have erected to the memory of this eminent statesman and powerful orator, this monument in her Guildhall, that her citizens may never meet for the...
Página 55 - O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted ! behold I will lay thy stones with fair colors, and thy foundations with sapphires; and I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant stones.
Página 17 - States, I was ready to exclaim " here is an ample footing for another Atlas, not merely to stand, but to travel from one immence ocean to another with the world and its interests on his shoulders!
Página 20 - ... you are greeted by the intellect of ages; the genius of human happiness presents you a cup, rich with mental luxury. Arts, sciences, manufactures and commerce, are now at a new era in their progress. It is for you to enrich your children, and your children's children, by giving to them...

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