Historical Record ...: The Early History of Wyoming Valley and Contiguous Territory ..., Svazky 1–3

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Press of the Wilkesbarre Record, 1887

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Strana 88 - I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.
Strana 27 - About whom, when I was at Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews informed me, desiring to have judgment against him. 16 To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before that he which is accused have the accusers face to face, and have licence to answer for himself concerning the crime laid against him.
Strana 86 - In testimony whereof this chamber orders that the foregoing be entered at length on its book of records, and that a copy of the same be sent to the family of the deceased, with whom it is the nation's privilege to sympathize and mourn as for a common and irreparable loss.
Strana 50 - It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterward defend our work ? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair ; the event is in the hand of God.
Strana 5 - HEAR this, ye old men, and give ear, all ye inhabitants of the land. Hath this been in your days, or even in the days of your fathers? Tell ye your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation.
Strana 22 - ... exemplification of it, except where the loss of public records shall put it out of his or their power, and shall move that any one or more of the adverse party inform the court whether he or they claim a right or title to the land under a grant from some other State, the party or parties so required shall give such information, or otherwise not be allowed to plead such grant, or give it in evidence upon the trial ; and if he or they inform that he or they do claim under such grant, any one or...
Strana 161 - ... any honorably discharged soldier, sailor or marine, who served in the army or navy of the United States during the late war, who may hereafter die without leaving sufficient means to defray funeral expenses.
Strana 166 - And let me just remind yon that of those to whom much has been given much will be required.
Strana 125 - They are remarkably stout and hardy men ; many of them exceeding six feet in height. They are dressed in white frocks, or rifle shirts, and round hats. These men are remarkable for the accuracy of their aim; striking a mark with great certainty at two hundred yards distance.
Strana 2 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, Like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.

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