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第 54 頁 - I can well remember when the Civil Government would have taken an effectual Course to suppress such a Cursed Libel ! which if it be not done I am afraid that some Awful Judgment will come upon this Land, and that the Wrath of God will arise, and there will be no Remedy. I cannot but pity poor Franklin, who, tho...
第 52 頁 - Bless, LORD, his substance, and accept the work of his hands: smite through the loins of them that rise against him, and of them that hate him, that they rise not again.
第 78 頁 - Courant, or any other pamphlet or paper of the like nature, except it be first supervised by the Secretary of this Province...
第 192 頁 - I have lived long enough : my way of life Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf ; And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
第 22 頁 - Calumnies; Lyes, Contradictions, and what not, all tending to Quarrels and Divisions, and to Debauch and Corrupt the Minds and Manners of New-England.
第 255 頁 - SAPPHIRE, an Indian, dressed in his Shirt, Moggosius, betted proper, in his right hand a Bow, TOPAZ, in his left an Arrow, its point towards the Base; of the second, on the Dexter side of the Indian's head, a Star, PEARL, for one of the United States of America. CREST. On a Wreath a Dexter Arm clothed and ruffled proper, grasping a Broad Sword, the Pummel and Hilt, TOPAZ, with this Motto : En»t petit placidam Sub Libértate Quietem. And around the Seal: Sigillum ReipublicŒ Massachusettfinsis. Advised...
第 34 頁 - These do without fear, and to all you'll appear, Fair, charming, true, lovely and clever ; Though the times remain darkish, young men may be sparkish, And love you much stronger than ever.
第 62 頁 - Meadows, and thro' many small Country Towns and Villages; and as I pass'd along, all Places resounded with the Fame of the Temple of LEARNING: Every Peasant, who had wherewithal, was preparing to send one of his Children at least to this famous Place; and in this Case most of them consulted their own Purses instead of their Childrens Capacities: So that I observed, a great many, yea, the most part of those who were travelling thither, were little better than Dunces and Blockheads.
第 157 頁 - Husbandry of the Country, whatever may tend to inspire this People with a just and proper Sense of their own Condition, to point out to them their true Interest, and rouse them to pursue it ; as also any Piece of Wit and Humor, shall at all Times find (free of charge) a most welcome reception.
第 90 頁 - ... to send news ; made arrangements for the regular weekly publication of " the Number of Persons Buried and Baptized in the town of Boston ;" the prospectus closing thus : his may serve as a Notification, that a Select number of Gentlemen, who have had the happiness of a liberal Education, and some of them considerably improv'd by their Travels into distant Countries ; are now concerting some regular Schemes for the Entertainment of the ingenious Reader, and the Encouragement of Wit and Politeness...