Memoir of the Life and Character of the Late Hon. Theo. Frelinghuysen, LL. D.

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Harper & Brothers, 1863 - 289 pages

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Page 116 - The primal duties shine aloft, like stars ; The charities that soothe, and heal, and bless, Are scattered at the feet of Man, like flowers...
Page 164 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me ; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me : because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Page 117 - For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving : for it is sanctified by the word of God, and prayer.
Page 126 - And, when the stream Which overflowed the soul was passed away, A consciousness remained that it had left, Deposited upon the silent shore Of memory, images and precious thoughts, That shall not die, and cannot be destroyed.
Page 169 - Return to thine own house, and shew how great things God hath done unto thee. And he went his way and published throughout the whole city, how great things Jesus had done unto him.
Page 155 - If he saw a cause was unjust, he for a great while would not meddle further in it, but to give his advice that it was so ; if the parties after that would go on, they were to seek another counsellor, for he would assist none in acts of injustice.
Page 249 - ... error, destructive in its effects to the life that now is, and to that which is to come. The next thing to be accomplished therefore, is, by the universal diffusion of information and the exertion of kind moral influence, to produce throughout the community, the conviction, that the laws which authorise the traffic in ardent spirit as a drink, by licensing men to pursue it, are morally wrong...
Page 65 - An act to provide for an exchange of lands, with the Indians' residing in any of the States or Territories, and for their removal west of the Mississippi...

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