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Page 35 - Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar, and pine, and fir, and branching palm, A sylvan scene, and as the ranks ascend Shade above shade, a woody theatre Of stateliest view.
Page 80 - To know his rights; to exercise with order and justice those he retains; to choose with discretion the fiduciary of those he delegates; and to notice their conduct with diligence, with candor, and judgment; And, in general, to observe with intelligence and faithfulness all the social relations under which he shall be placed.
Page 15 - And surely while Britain retains her awful situation among the nations of Europe, the " Sylva" of Evelyn will endure with her triumphant oaks. It was a retired philosopher who aroused the genius of...
Page 24 - There is a grandeur of thought connected with this heroic line of husbandry. It is worthy of liberal and freeborn and aspiring men. He who plants an oak, looks forward to future ages and plants for posterity. He cannot expect to enjoy its shelter, but he exults in the idea that the acorn which he has buried in the earth shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on flourishing and increasing and benefiting mankind long after he has ceased to tread his paternal fields.
Page 24 - I think, a sweet and generous nature, to have this strong relish for the beauties of vegetation, and this friendship for the hardy and glorious sons of the forest. There is a grandeur of thought connected with this part of rural economy. It is, if I may be allowed the figure, the heroic line of husbandry.
Page 52 - Pavilion property, with the buildings standing thereon, and by me estimated to be worth the sum of $40,000 and in addition to said lot the sum of $20,000, said lot to be conveyed in fee simple, and said money to be paid over to Henry Barnard 2d, Edmond G. Howe, William L. Collins, William N. Matson, Henry Clay Trumbull, Daniel C. Gilman, Eoland Mather, Newton Case, Alfred Watkinson, John S.
Page 108 - ... all accounts and reports of receivers made to the proper court and referred to the commissioners by the court, and, for the purposes of this section, shall have free access to the books and papers relating...
Page 35 - His legions, angel forms, who lay entranced, Thick as autumnal leaves that strew the brooks In Vallombrosa, where the Etrurian shades, High overarched, embower...