Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania: Devoted to the Preservation of Facts and Documents, and Every Kind of Useful Information Respecting the State of Pennsylvania, Volume 16
W.F. Geddes, 1836 - Pennsylvania
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Page 292 - Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. 'But not the praise...
Page 129 - In order to come within the provision of the constitution of the United States which declares that no state shall pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts...
Page 266 - Man that is born of a woman Is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower and is cut down; He fleeth as a shadow and continueth not.
Page 287 - The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
Page 299 - ... comes home in its effects to every man's fire-side; — it passes on his property, his reputation, his life, his all. Is it not to the last degree important, that he should be rendered perfectly and completely independent, with nothing to control him but God and his conscience?
Page 130 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Page 290 - I do not conceive we can exist long as a nation without having lodged somewhere a power, which will pervade the whole Union in as energetic a manner as the authority of the State governments extends over the several States.
Page 28 - Resolved, that the clerk of the corporation be requested to transmit a copy of these resolutions to the family of the deceased.
Page 288 - ... our lordly masters in Great Britain will be satisfied with nothing less than the deprivation of American freedom, it seems highly necessary that something should be done to avert the stroke, and maintain the liberty, which we have derived from our ancestors.