Annual Report of the American Historical Association

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1896 - Historiography
 

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Page 152 - ... keep the word of promise to the ear, and break it to the hope" — we have presumed to court the assistance of the friends of the drama to strengthen our infant institution.
Page 61 - They say the Lion and the Lizard keep The Courts where Jamshyd gloried and drank deep: And Bahrain that great Hunter — the Wild Ass Stamps o'er his Head, but cannot break his Sleep.
Page 531 - He planted a cross and took possession of the country in the name of the King of Portugal.
Page 383 - The naval force to be maintained upon the American lakes by His Majesty and the Government of the United States shall henceforth be confined to the following vessels on each side, that is — On Lake Ontario, to one vessel not exceeding one hundred tons burden, and armed with one eighteen pound cannon. On the Upper Lakes, to two vessels not exceeding like burden each, and armed with like force.
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Page 288 - ... and that the question having been lost by a small majority only, it was probable that an appeal from me to the judgment and discretion of some of my friends might effect a change in the vote, and the machine of government, now suspended, might be again set into motion.
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