The Pennsylvania Railroad: Its Origin, Construction, Condition, and Connections

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[Pennsylvania railroad Company] The passenger Department, 1875 - New Jersey - 281 pages
 

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Page 123 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it : I have killed many : I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace : but do not harbour a thought that mine is the joy of fear.
Page 123 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the Whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, ' Logan is the friend of white men.
Page 71 - As many poor white male orphans, between the ages of six and ten years, as the said income shall be adequate to maintain, shall be introduced into the College as soon as possible; and from time to time, as there may be vacancies, or as increased ability from income may warrant, others shall be introduced.
Page 63 - This Building, By the Bounty of the Government, And of many private persons, Was piously founded, For the Relief of the Sick and Miserable. May the God of Mercies Bless the Undertaking.
Page 162 - Washington was often heard to say during his lifetime, that the most beautiful spectacle he had ever beheld was the display of the British troops on this eventful morning. Every man was neatly dressed in full uniform, the soldiers were arranged in columns and marched in exact order, the sun gleamed from their burnished arms, the river flowed tranquilly on their right, and the deep forest overshadowed them with solemn grandeur on their left. Officers and men were equally inspirited with cheering hopes...
Page 123 - During the course of the last long and bloody war Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites that my countrymen pointed as they passed and said, ' Logan is the friend of the white man.
Page 162 - In short, the dastardly behavior of those they call regulars exposed all others that were inclined to do their duty to almost certain death ; and at last, in despite of all the efforts of the officers to the contrary, they ran, as sheep pursued by dogs, and it was impossible to rally them.
Page 59 - ... to vary the name ; for I feared lest it should be looked on as a vanity in me, and not as a respect in the King, as it truly was, to my father, whom he often mentions with praise.
Page 169 - Pennsylvania, be ratified and finally confirmed, to wit: "that the line commonly called Mason's and Dixon's line, be extended due west five degrees of longitude, to be computed from the river Delaware for the southern boundary of Pennsylvania; and that a meridian drawn from the western extremity thereof, to the northern limits of the said States respectively, be the western boundary of Pennsylvania forever...

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