The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 8

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania., 1884 - Pennsylvania
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Page 275 - The hosts of God encamp around The dwellings of the just; Deliverance he affords to all Who on his succour trust. 4 O make but trial of his love, Experience will decide How blest are they, and only they, Who in his truth confide.
Page 275 - THROUGH all the changing scenes of life, In trouble and in joy ; The praises of my God shall still My heart and tongue employ.
Page 436 - Lord one thousand seven hundred and eight, and in the seventh year of the reign of our Sovereign Lady Anne, by the Grace of God. of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the faith, etc.
Page 1 - The very garments of a Quaker seem incapable of receiving a soil ; and cleanliness in them to be something more than the absence of its contrary. Every Quakeress is a lily ; and when they come up in bands to their Whitsun conferences, whitening the easterly streets of the metropolis, from all parts of the United Kingdom, they show like troops of the Shining Ones.
Page 431 - John Filson, the first historian of Kentucky: An account of his life and writings, principally from original sources. Prepared for The Filson Club and read at its meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, June 26, 1884, by Reuben T. Durrett, AM, LL.D., President of the Club.
Page 424 - We might as well have hindered the sun's setting. That we could not do. But since it is down, my friend, and it may be long before it rises again, let us make as good a night of it as we can.
Page 226 - The dishes were placed all around, and there was an elegant variety of roast beef, veal, turkeys, ducks, fowls, hams, &c.; puddings, jellies, oranges, apples, nuts, almonds, figs, raisins, and a variety of wines and punch. We took our leave at six, more than an hour after the candles were introduced. No lady but Mrs. Washington dined with us. We were waited on by four or five men servants dressed in livery.
Page 352 - Tender Counsel and Advice by Way of Epistle to all those who are sensible of their Day of Visitation, And who have received the Call of the Lord by the Light and Spirit of his Son in their Hearts, to partake of the Great Salvation, wherever scattered throughout the World ; Faith, Hope and Charity, which overcome the World, be multiplied among you. By William Penn. The Second Edition.
Page 256 - BEFORE you receive this letter," writes Washington to his brother Augustine, " you will undoubtedly have heard of the captivity of General Lee. This is an additional misfortune ; and the more vexatious, as it was by his own folly and imprudence, and without a view to effect any good that he was taken.
Page 287 - Acre of the same or value thereof in coin current according as the Exchange shall then be between our said Province and the City of London to such Person or Persons as shall from time to time be appointed to receive the same...

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