Philadelphia as it is in 1852: Being a Correct Guide to All the Public Buildings; Literary, Scientific, and Benevolent Institutions; and Places of Amusement ; Remarkable Objects; Manufacturies; Commercial Warehouses; and Wholesale and Retail Stores in Philadelphia and Its Vicinity ...

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Lindsay and Blakiston, 1852 - Počet stran: 452
 

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Strana 25 - For my own part, of property I have some — of reputation more. That reputation is staked, that property is pledged on the issue of this contest. And although these gray hairs must soon descend into the sepulchre, I would infinitely rather they should descend thither by the hands of the public executioner, than desert, at this crisis, the sacred cause of my country.
Strana 133 - Notwithstanding these provisions, little was done by public authority towards promoting this great national cause, until the year 1818, when the act " to provide for the education of children at the public expense, within the city and county of Philadelphia,
Strana 133 - The legislature shall, as soon as conveniently may be, provide, by law, for the establishment of schools throughout the State, in such manner that the poor may be taught gratis.
Strana 14 - Well, the Lord is a God of righteous judgment. Had I sought greatness I had stayed at home, where the difference between what I am here and was offered ^and could have been there, in power and wealth, is as wide as the places are.
Strana 129 - They shall be instructed in the various branches of a sound education, comprehending reading, writing, grammar, arithmetic, geography, navigation, surveying, practical mathematics, astronomy, natural, chemical, and experimental philosophy, the French and Spanish languages, (I do not forbid, but I do not recommend the Greek and Latin languages) — and such other learning and science as the capacities of the several scholars may merit or warrant...
Strana 213 - For the promotion and encouragement of Manufactures and the Mechanic and Useful Arts, by the establishment of popular lectures on the sciences connected with them ; by the formation of a...
Strana 25 - there is a tide in the affairs of men, — a nick of time. We perceive it now before us. To hesitate, is to consent to our own slavery. That noble instrument upon your table, which insures immortality to its author, should be subscribed this very morning by every pen in the House.
Strana 428 - SCENES IN THE LIFE OF THE SAVIOUR, BY THE POETS AND PAINTERS, ILLUSTRATING THE SAVIOUR'S LIFE AND PASSION EDITED BY THE REV. RW GRISWOLD. With Eight beautiful Engravings and Two illuminated Pages. SCENES IN THE LIVES OF THE PATRIARCHS AND PROPHETS.
Strana 247 - ... practical results arrived at by the learned of the profession. To such, this publication must prove peculiarly acceptable, inasmuch as it places them in possession of the knowledge of the day, while it saves them both time and money, and enables them to see at a glance, what works are worthy of perusal or purchase. THE HOME, THE SCHOOL, AND THE CHURCH; OR, THE PRESBYTERIAN EDUCATION REPOSITORY. This is a sterling work, and one which would reflect credit on any age or country. It is divided into...
Strana 123 - The corners of the cella are finished with projecting antse of five feet six inches in width, having bases to correspond with those of the columns. The doors of entrance are in the north and south fronts. Each door measures...

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