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Page 21 - O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!
Page 10 - The voluntary outpouring of the public feeling, made to-day, from the North to the South, and from the East to the West, proves this sentiment to be both just and natural.
Page 6 - ... and It is further ordered, That where any town shall increase to the number of one hundred families or householders, they shall set up a grammar school, the master thereof being able to instruct youth so far as they may be fitted for the university...
Page 6 - If it were a matter of wrong, or ' wicked lewdness, O ye Jews, reason would that I should ' bear with you : but if it be a question of words and ' names, and of your law, look ye to it ; for I will be no
Page 6 - Wherefore that here we may briefly end : of Law there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world...
Page 6 - ... that learning may not be buried in the grave of our fathers in the church and commonwealth, the Lord assisting our endeavors — It is therefore ordered, that every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read...
Page 6 - Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made ;w But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.