Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 10

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Page 359 - The discipline and evolutions of a modern battalion gave me a clearer notion of the phalanx and the legion; and the captain of the Hampshire grenadiers (the reader may smile) has not been useless to the historian of the Roman empire.
Page 432 - Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did ; " and so, if I might be judge, " God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.
Page 77 - ... the provision of the Constitution of the United States forbidding a state to pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts, the only question was of its construction by the state court.
Page 372 - Election shall not have an estate of Freehold in Land within Our said Province or Territory to the value of Forty Shillings per Annum at the least or other estate to the value of Forty pounds Sterl...
Page 207 - ... an act regulating the grants of land appropriated for military services, and for the society of the United Brethren for propagating the gospel among the heathen...
Page 331 - ... to the Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston.
Page 60 - Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment ; thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty : but in righteousness shall thou judge thy neighbour.
Page 268 - I have also made frequent use of " Washington's Writings/' as published by Mr. Sparks ; a careful collation of many of them with the originals having convinced me of the general correctness of the collection and of the safety with which it may be relied upon for historical purposes ; and I am happy to bear this testimony to the essential accuracy of one whom...
Page 80 - The thanks of the Society were ordered to be returned to the respective donors; and, in the case of Dr.
Page 479 - Massachusetts, and by one who, in '87, had been engaged several years in revising her laws. See NA Review, July, 1826, pages 40, 41. I have never claimed originality, except in regard to the clause against impairing contracts, and perhaps the Indian article, part of the third article, including, also, religion, morality, knowledge, schools, &c.

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