The Pennsylvania-German in the Settlement of Maryland, Том 22

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Страница 113 - Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way "With blossomed furze unprofitably gay, There in his noisy mansion, skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school. A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew: Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face...
Страница 151 - The supplicating tears of the women and moving petitions of the men melt me into such deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease.
Страница 183 - Resolved, That it is the opinion of this meeting that this and the other associating colonies should break off all trade, intercourse, and dealings, with that colony, province, or town, which shall decline or refuse to agree to the plan, which shall be adopted by the general Congress.
Страница 33 - Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a colony of aliens, who will shortly be so numerous as to Germanize us instead of our Anglifying them, and will never adopt our language or customs any more than they can acquire our complexion?
Страница 201 - ... tyranny. The Congress chose the latter ,- and for the express purpose of securing and defending the united colonies, and preserving them in safety against all attempts to carry the abovementioned acts into execution by force of arms, resolved that the said colonies be immediately put into a state of defence...
Страница 70 - In the mean time masons were at work. With the heart pieces of the timber of which the clapboards were made, they made billets for chunking up the cracks between the logs of the cabin and chimney, a large bed of mortar was made for daubing up those cracks ; a few stones formed the back and jambs of the chimney.
Страница 7 - ... to be had, exercised, used, and enjoyed, as any bishop of Durham, within the bishopric or county palatine of Durham, in our kingdom of England, ever heretofore hath had, held, used, or enjoyed, or of right could, or ought to have, hold, use, or enjoy.
Страница 77 - I looked round the house and could see no logs, and above I could see no joists. Whether such a thing had been made by the hands of man, or had grown so of itself, I could not conjecture. I had not the courage to inquire any thing about it. When supper came on, " my confusion was worse confounded.
Страница 264 - Northern Governments. As I have, by directions from his Excellency Lord Dunmore, prepared the Ohio Indians to act in concert with me against his Majesty's Enemies in that quarter, and have also dispatched intelligence to the different Officers of the militia on the frontiers of Augusta County, in Virginia, giving them Lord Dunmore's assurances, that such of them as shall hereafter evince their Loyalty to his Majesty, by putting themselves under my command, when I should appear amongst them with proper...
Страница 17 - Frederick absolute Lord and proprietary of the provinces of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore Vc.