The American Preceptor: Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and Speaking : Designed for the Use of Schools

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Manning and Loring, 1809 - Readers - 223 pages

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Page 36 - I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace ; but do not harbour a thought that mine is the joy of fear. Logan never felt fear. He will not turn on his heel to fave his life. Who is there to mourn for Logan ? Not one." The aged Prisoner, released from the Bastile.
Page 36 - friend of white men. I had even thought to have lived with you, had it not been for the injuries of one man. Colonel Crefap, the laft fpring, in cold blood, and unprovoked, murdered all the relations of Logan, not even fparing my women and children.
Page 59 - feet as pillars of fire. And he had in his hand a little book open ; and he fet his right foot upon the fea, and his left, foot on the earth, and cried with a loud voice, as when a
Page 16 - Shall not go down with you ; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone. If mifchief befal him in the way in which ye go, then fhall ye bring down my grey hairs with forrow to the grave.
Page 208 - As Cefar loved me, I weep for him ; as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was valiant, I honor him ; but, as he was ambitious, I
Page 55 - where they fold toys for children ; and being charmed with the found of a whittle, which I met by the way, in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered, and gave all my money for one. 2. I then came home, and went
Page 64 - round about me, and them who journeyed with me. 7. And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice (peaking unto me, and faying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why
Page 16 - them, for he fpake unto them by an interpreter. And he turned himfelf about from them, and wept; and returned to them again, and communed with them; and took from them Simeon, and bound him before their eyes. And they returned unto Jacob, their father, in the land of Canaan, and told him all that had befallen them.
Page 17 - And behold your eyes fee, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is my mouth which fpeaketh unto you. And you fhall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and all which you have
Page 17 - thy children, and thy children's children, and thy flocks, and thy herds, and all that thou haft. And there will I nourifh thee; for yet there are five years of famine ; left thou and thy

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