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Page 339 - That the moral duty of man consists in imitating the moral goodness and beneficence of God manifested in the Creation towards all his creatures. That seeing as we daily do the goodness of God to all men, it is an example calling upon all men to...
Page 146 - The country in general may be confidered as well timbered, producing large trees of many kinds, and to be exceeded by no country in variety. Thofe which are peculiar to Kentucky are the fugar-tree, which grows in all parts in great abundance, and furnifl1es every family with plenty of excellent fugar.
Page 249 - It is not more than twenty or thirty years since a young man going from any part of Scotland to England, of purpose to carry the pack, was considered as going to lead the life and acquire the fortune of a gentleman. When, after twenty years...
Page 145 - The only difadvantage this fine river has, is a rapid, one mile and an half long, and one mile and a quarter broad, called the Falls of Ohio. In this place the river runs over a rocky bottom, and the defcent is fo gradual, that the fall does not probably in the whole exceed twenty feet. In fome places we may obferve it to fall a few feet.
Page 176 - To these should be added the poor creatures who were put to death in the Hospital of Bicetre, and in the yards at La Salpetriere; those who were drowned at the Hotel de la Force ; and all those who were dragged out of the dungeons of the Conciergerie and the Chatelet, to be butchered on the Pont-au-Change, the number of whom it will ever be impossible wholly to ascertain...
Page 249 - MAHALI dies ! o'er yonder plain • His bier is borne : the sable train By youthful virgins led : Daughters of injured Afric, say Why raise ye thus the heroic lay, Why triumph o'er the dead? No tear bedews their fixed eye : 'Tis now the hero lives...
Page 181 - A Short Account of the Malignant Fever, lately prevalent in Philadelphia ; with a Statement of the Proceedings that took place on the Subjeft in different Parts of the United States.
Page 227 - You have nothing else to do (says he) but when you have drunk it to walk about, till a heaviness takes place in your legs, and afterwards lie down : this is the manner in which you should act.
Page 339 - These reasons, among many others, are the want of an universal language ; the mutability of language ; the errors to which translations are subject ; the possibility of totally suppressing such a word ; the probability of altering it, or of fabricating the whole, and imposing it upon the world.