Annual Report of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society to the Legislature of the State of New York

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Page 67 - The lands of the State, now owned or hereafter acquired, constituting the forest preserve as now fixed by law, shall be forever kept as wild forest lands. They shall not be leased, sold or exchanged, or be taken by any corporation, public or private, nor shall the timber thereon be sold, removed or destroyed.
Page 222 - State, and each and every of them who shall at any time hereafter be found in any part of this State, shall be and are hereby adjudged and declared guilty of felony, and shall suffer death as in cases of felony without benefit of clergy.
Page 128 - Maria Mitchell's words here inscribed, " Every formula which expresses a law of Nature, is a hymn of praise to God," and her oft-repeated precept, " Do not neglect the infinities for the infinitesimals," typify the character of the scientist and teacher, to whom this tablet is dedicated. Extraordinary simplicity...
Page 142 - So let it be. In God's own might We gird us for the coming fight, And, strong in Him whose cause is ours In conflict with unholy powers, We grasp the weapons He has given, — The Light, and Truth, and Love of Heaven.
Page 170 - Any act of Congress which plainly and directly tends to enhance the respect and love of the citizen for the institutions of his country and to quicken and strengthen his motives to defend them, and which is germane to and intimately connected with and appropriate to the exercise of some one or all of the powers granted by Congress must be valid.
Page 13 - Objects," which title was changed by chapter 302 of the Laws of 1898 to " The Society for the Preservation of Scenic and Historic Places and Objects," and by chapter 385 of the Laws of 1901 to " The American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society.
Page 216 - We, the subscribers, freeholders and inhabitants of the county of Westchester, having assembled at the White Plains, in consequence of certain advertisements, do now declare that we met here to express our honest abhorrence of all unlawful congresses and committees, and that we are determined, at the hazard of our lives and properties, to support the King and Constitution, and that we acknowledge no representatives but the General Assembly, to whose wisdom and integrity we submit the guardianship...
Page 85 - Dr. George F. Kunz, President of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society; and Mr.
Page 149 - Is it not transcendently by his exertions that we all address each other here by the endearing appellation of countrymen and fellow-citizens ? Of that band of benefactors of the human race, the founders of the Constitution of the United States, James Madison is the last who has gone to his reward. Their glorious work has survived them all. They have transmitted the precious bond of union to us, now entirely a succeeding generation to them. May it never cease to be a voice of admonition to us, of...
Page 275 - Oarl von Linne. Until his time, an animal was known as a deer in English, a Hirsh in German, a cerf in French, and by fifty other names in as many different languages. By applying two or three words as a name to every creature that flies in the heavens above, that dwells in the earth beneath or in the waters under the earth, he made it possible for the scientist, whether at the Cape of Good Hope, in Greenland, in New York, or in the Sandwich Islands, to know not only just what living, form was referred...

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