America, and the Americans ...
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1833 - Atlantic States - 430 pages
An Englishman travels through New York and elsewhere in the Mid-Atlantic, heading north to Canada. Boardman discusses history, politics, manners, and church-related matters.
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Page 284 - And in that day shall ye say, " Praise the Lord, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted. Sing unto the Lord ; for he hath done excellent things : this is known in all the earth. Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion : for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.
Page 283 - And in that day thou shalt say, O Lord, I will praise thee : though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me. Behold, God is my salvation ; I will trust, and not be afraid ; for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song ; he also is become my salvation.
Page xvii - SIR EDWARD SEAWARD'S NARRATIVE OF HIS SHIPWRECK, and consequent Discovery of certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea: with a detail of many extraordinary and highly interesting Events in his Life, from 1733 to 1749, as written in his own Diary. Edited by Miss JANE PORTER.
Page xviii - SACRED HISTORY OF THE WORLD, Attempted to be Philosophically considered, in a Series of Letters to a Son. By SHARON TURNER, FSA and RASL New Edition, edited by the Rev.
Page 50 - Christ hath made us free, that in his worship different forms and usages may without offence be allowed, provided the substance of the Faith be kept entire ; and that in every church, what cannot be clearly determined to belong to doctrine must be referred to discipline...
Page 150 - And he saw the lean dogs beneath the wall Hold o'er the dead their carnival, Gorging and growling o'er carcass and limb; They were too busy to bark at him ! From a Tartar's skull they had stripp'd the flesh, As ye peel the fig when its fruit is fresh; And their white tusks crunch'd o'er the whiter skull, W As it slipp'd through their jaws, when their edge grew dull, As they lazily mumbled the bones of the dead, When they scarce could rise from the spot where they fed; So well had they broken a lingering...
Page 53 - States became independent with respect to civil government, their ecclesiastical independence was necessarily included; and the different religious denominations of Christians in these States were left at full and equal liberty to model and organize their respective Churches, and forms of worship, and discipline, In such manner as they might judge most convenient for their future prosperity ; consistently with the constitution and laws of their country.
Page 52 - Her general aim in these different Reviews and Alterations hath been, as she further declares in her said Preface, "to do that which, according to her best understanding, might most tend to the preservation of peace and unity in the Church; the procuring of reverence, and the exciting of piety and devotion in the worship of God; and, finally, the cutting off occasion, from them that seek occasion, of cavil or quarrel against her Liturgy.