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Strana 282 - kingdom of Heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field ; which indeed is the least of all seeds, but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in its branches.
Strana 249 - adopt and publish in the district such laws of the original states, civil and criminal as may be necessary and best suited to the circumstances of the district.
Strana 267 - the Lord shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the Archangel and the trump of God, and they that are in their graves shall hear his voice and
Strana 249 - that Congress have under their consideration the plan of a temporary government for the said district, and that its adoption will be no longer protracted than the importance of the subject and a due regard to their interest may require.'||
Strana 249 - remarked that the intention of the obnoxious resolution had been solely to prevent the future importation of slaves into the Federal country ; that it was not meant to affect the rights of the ancient inhabitants and promised to have a clause inserted in it explanatory of its real meaning, sufficient to ease the apprehensions of the people."§
Strana 103 - about 500 picked men, might succeed in making his way south and cut the railroad east of Jackson, Miss. The undertaking would be a hazardous one, but it would pay well if carried out. I do not direct that this shall be done, but leave it for a volunteer enterprise.
Strana 102 - This expedition was skillfully conducted, and reflects great credit on Colonel Grierson and all of his command. The notice given this raid by the southern press confirms our estimate of its importance. It has been one of the most brilliant cavalry exploits of the war, and will be handed down in history as an example to be imitated.
Strana xix - Special meetings of the board of directors may be called by the president or any two members of the board.
Strana 101 - During the expedition we killed and wounded about 100 of the enemy, captured and paroled over 500 prisoners, many of them officers, destroyed between 50 and 60 miles of railroad and telegraph, captured and destroyed over 3,000 stands of arms, and other army stores and government property to an immense amount;