Travels in Some Parts of North America, in the Years 1804, 1805, & 1806

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C. Peacock, 1811 - Electronic book - 293 pages
 

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Page 84 - He looks abroad into the varied field " Of Nature, and tho' poor, perhaps, compared " With those whose mansions glitter in his sight, " Calls the delightful scenery all his own. " His are the mountains, and the rallies his;
Page 85 - Are they not his by a peculiar right, " And by an emphasis of interest his, " Whose eye they fill with tears of holy joy, " Whose heart with praise; and whose exalted mind, " With worthy thoughts of that unwearied love
Page 50 - in their cause: and I beg, as a favour, that I may be immediately led to execution, I know that you have pre-determined to shed my blood, why then all this mockery of a trial i
Page 52 - In the afternoon, as our road lay through the woods, I was surprised to meet a family party travelling along in as elegant a coach as is usually met with in the neighbourhood of London; and attended by several gaily dressed footmen: a sight not very common
Page 241 - people, and that, in their whole lives, they had never done them any injury. While thus imploring mercy of these hard-hearted men, they were, without distinction, hewn down with hatchets, and, in a few moments, were all laid lifeless on the floor; a deplorable instance amongst many others, of what a pitch of wickedness the mind of
Page 223 - inquiring of the Doctor what were his sentiments as to the truth of the scriptures. On the question being put, although he was in a very weak state and near his close, he replied, " Young man! my advice to you is, that you cultivate an acquaintance with, and a firm belief in the Holy Scriptures; this is your certain interest.
Page 194 - urged by this unfeeling master, for his cruel conduct, was the uprightness and integrity of the Slave!! But, alas! avarice is deaf to all arguments except those of self-interest; it was therefore in vain that EW thus pleaded the cause of suffering virtue ; for the hardened taskmaster was inexorable to all his reasonings; and the poor black
Page 93 - from the general conduct of these Slave Merchants, that she herself would be sold as a slave by this man; who, under pretence of taking her to her husband, would probably betray her. This night I lodged at Wm. Morgan's, in George-Town^ at whose house T. Moor also lodged.
Page 99 - kept. In Pennsylvania- we meet great numbers of waggons, drawn by 4 or more fine fat horses; the carriages firm and well made, ( and covered with stout, good linen, bleached almost
Page 260 - but awful pause, he addressed each of them in the language and accents of a father,; for indeed as a parent he had always conducted himself towards them.. Having communicated to them counsel and advice, suited to their several states and conditions, he gently turned his face from them, and quietly resigned himself, and

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