Gazetteer of Grafton County, N. H. 1709-1886

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Syracuse Journal Company, Printers, 1886

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Page 221 - We the Subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage, and promise, that we will, to the utmost of our Power, at the Risque of our Lives and Fortunes, with ARMS oppose the Hostile Proceedings of the British Fleets and Armies against the United American COLONIES.
Page 308 - Congress, according to the census of 1860, for the "endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, ... in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions of life.
Page 202 - We, the subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage and promise that we will, to the utmost of our power, at the risque of our lives and fortunes, with arms oppose the hostile proceedings of the British fleets and armies against the United American Colonies.
Page 438 - Groves, heaths, and smoking villages, remote. Scenes must be beautiful which, daily viewed, Please daily, and whose novelty .survives Long knowledge and the scrutiny of years.
Page 446 - I was an hungered, and ye gave me meat; thirsty, and ye gave me drink. I was a stranger, and ye took me in; naked, and ye clothed me. I was sick, and ye visited me. I was in prison, and ye came unto me. For inas-much as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Page 3 - Thou shalt gaze, at once, Here on white villages, and tilth, and herds, And swarming roads, and there on solitudes That only hear the torrent, and the wind, And eagle's shriek.
Page 307 - for the establishment and support of a permanent department or school of instruction in the college, in the practical and useful arts of life...
Page 97 - Fleas, which the dust of the house breeds, they will flie and remove on a sudden from one part of their field to a fresh place: And sometimes having fields a mile or two, or many miles asunder, when the...
Page 14 - The widespread and powerful action of metamorphism is conceded ; but it is a more appropriate adjunct to volcanic than sedimentary accumulation. A few of the considerations favoring our theory will now be presented. 1. Considering the igneous origin of the earth, volcanic energies would naturally continue their action as soon as there was a crust to be broken through, and immense piles of melted rock would ooze from the numerous fissures. Up to Laurentian times all admit the universality of igneous...
Page 70 - York, where he remained for the succeeding six years, devoting himself to the study of law. He was admitted to the bar in 1857.

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