History of Darke County, Ohio, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time ...

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Hobart Publishing Company, 1914

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Strana 502 - In the corrupted currents of this world Offence's gilded hand may shove by justice, And oft 'tis seen the wicked prize itself Buys out the law...
Strana 192 - TWINKLE, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are, Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky.
Strana 79 - The voluntary outpouring of the public feeling, made to-day, from the North to the South, and from the East to the West, proves this sentiment to be both just and natural.
Strana 104 - We have beaten the enemy twice, under separate commanders. We cannot expect the same good fortune always to attend us. The Americans are now led by a chief who never sleeps: the night and the day are alike to him. And during all the time that he has been marching upon our villages, notwithstanding the watchfulness of our young men, we have never been able to surprise him. Think well of it. There is something whispers me, it would be prudent to listen to his offers of peace.
Strana 479 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich; and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the constitution and laws of the United States.
Strana 117 - Kaskaskias. To put an end to a destructive war, to settle all controversies, and to restore harmony and friendly intercourse between the said United States and Indian tribes...
Strana 103 - I soon discovered from the weight of the fire and extent of their lines that the enemy were in full force in front, in possession of their favorite ground, and endeavoring to turn our left flank.
Strana 191 - The interjection shows surprise, As, Oh, how pretty! Ah, how wise! The whole are called nine parts of speech, Which reading, writing, speaking, teach.
Strana 70 - Territory Northwest of the river Ohio." Among its wise Ord0nm provisions were, the prohibition of slavery; the promotion of education, morality and religion ; and the formation of not less than three, nor more than five states, as conditions suggested. The grant of land asked for was made to the New England Company, and soon afterward John Cleves Symmes negotiated for the purchase of land between the Little and Great Miami rivers.
Strana 103 - Au Glaize — appear like one continued village for a number of miles, both above and below this place; nor have I ever before beheld such immense fields of corn in any part of America, from Canada to Florida.

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