Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 第 40 卷


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第 577 頁 - It was two by the village clock, When he came to the bridge in Concord town. He heard the bleating of the flock, And the twitter of birds among the trees, And felt the breath of the morning breeze Blowing over the meadows brown.
第 477 頁 - When the Constitution was adopted by the votes of States at Philadelphia, and accepted by the votes of States in popular conventions, it is safe to say that there was not a man in the country, from Washington and Hamilton, on the one side, to George Clinton and George Mason, on the other, who regarded the new system as anything but an experiment entered upon by the States, and from which each and every State had the right peaceably to withdraw, a right which was very likely to be exercised.
第 574 頁 - Wituwamat and the other man the rest killed, and took the youth, whom the Captain caused to be hanged. But it is incredible how many wounds these two panieses received before they died, not making any fearful noise, but catching at their weapons and striving to the last.
第 251 頁 - But, laying hands on another To coin his labor and sweat, He goes in pawn to his victim For eternal years in debt. To-day unbind the captive, So only are ye unbound; Lift up a people from the dust, Trump of their rescue, sound!
第 143 頁 - it would be difficult to indicate more clearly the real character of the American Revolution." In 1890 Messrs. Houghton, Mifflin, & Co. published a selection of the more important of Judge Chamberlain's writings in a volume of 476 pages, 8vo, under the editorial supervision of Mr. Lindsay Swift, of the Boston Public Library. The book had a most cordial reception from scholars and the literary journals, and immediately passed into a second edition. The title was "John Adams the Statesman of the American...
第 512 頁 - Haisten for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to him in hand paid, at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained sold and conveyed...
第 106 頁 - ... The army continued its march during the night, and every effort was made to reorganize the divisions which had been shattered by the day's operations; but the men being depressed by fatigue and hunger, many threw away their arms, while others followed the wagon trains and embarrassed their progress. On the morning of the 7th rations were issued to the troops as they passed Farmville, but the safety of the trains requiring their removal upon the approach of the enemy, all could not be supplied....
第 96 頁 - I now feel like ending the matter, if it is possible to do so, before going back. I do not want you, therefore, to cut loose and go after the enemy's roads at present. In the morning push around the enemy, if you can, and get on to his right rear.
第 484 頁 - I maintain that sovereignty is in its nature indivisible. It is the supreme power in a State, and we might just as well speak of half a square, or half of a triangle, as of half a sovereignty.
第 80 頁 - Now we arrive near the great woods, near the last inhabited districts; there men seem to be placed still farther beyond the reach of government, which in some measure leaves them to themselves. How can it pervade every corner? As they were driven there by misfortunes, necessity of beginnings, desire of acquiring large tracts of land, idleness, frequent want of economy, ancient debts; the reunion of such people does not afford a very pleasing spectacle.