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Page 148 - It is as placid and delightful, as that is wild and tremendous. For the mountain being cloven asunder, she presents to your eye, through the cleft, a small catch of smooth blue horizon, at an infinite distance in the plain country, inviting you, as it were, from the riot and tumult roaring around, to pass through the breach and participate of the calm below.
Page 100 - The friends of our country have long seen and desired that the power of making war, peace, and treaties, that of levying money and regulating commerce, and the correspondent executive and judicial authorities, should be fully and effectually vested in the General Government of the Union...
Page 102 - Each house shall be the judge of the election,, returns, and qualifications of its own members...
Page 100 - ... or injurious to others ; that it is liable to as few exceptions as could reasonably have been expected, we hope and believe ; that it may promote the lasting welfare of that country so dear to us all, and secure her freedom and happiness, is our most ardent wish...
Page 71 - Barthelemy having had no other object than to announce to that Court an intention, the motives of which no longer exist, especially since the King of Prussia has...
Page 208 - Fates awhile this trial doom; Then aid me, Hope, my woes to bear, Nor leave me till my Delia come; Till Delia come, no more to part, And all these cares and fears remove: Oh, come!
Page 147 - ... that in this place particularly they have been dammed up by the Blue ridge of mountains, and have formed an ocean which filled the whole valley ; that continuing to rise they have at length broken over at this spot, and have torn the mountain down from its summit to its base.
Page 170 - Wherefore, if that ye could be content with that Good, and my poor Person, I would be the merriest maiden on ground ; and if ye think not yourself so satisfied, or that ye might have much more Good, as I have understood by you afore ; good, true, and loving Valentine, that ye take no such labour upon you, as to come more for that matter, But let...
Page 102 - Each House may determine the Rules of its Proceedings, punish its Members for disorderly Behaviour, and, with the Concurrence of two thirds, expel a Member.
Page 147 - The passage of the Potomac through the Blue Ridge is, perhaps, one of the most stupendous scenes in nature. You stand on a very high point of land. On your right comes up the Shenandoah, having ranged along the foot of the mountain an hundred miles to seek a vent.