Transactions of the Illinois State Historical Society for the Year 1905: 1906

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Illinois State Historical Society., 1906 - 500 páginas

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Página 38 - Some feelings are to mortals given, With less of earth in them than heaven ; And if there be a human tear From passion's dross refined and clear, A tear so limpid and so meek, It would not stain an angel's cheek, 'Tis that which pious fathers shed Upon a duteous daughter's head...
Página 55 - How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod.
Página 387 - There is no Death. What seems so is transition ; This life of mortal breath Is but the suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call Death.
Página 60 - For the prevention of crimes and injuries the laws to be adopted or made shall have force in all parts of the district and for the execution of process criminal and civil, the governor shall make proper divisions thereof, and he shall proceed from time to time as circumstances may require to lay out the parts of the District in which the indian titles shall have been extinguished into counties and townships...
Página 43 - THE Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold ; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee.
Página 33 - Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can honor's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death...
Página 389 - Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise.
Página 356 - No person bound to labor in any other State, shall be hired to labor in this State, except within the tract reserved for the salt works near...
Página 321 - Societies to grant aid to churches in slave-holding states, in the support of such ministers only as shall so preach the Gospel and inculcate the principles and application of Gospel discipline that with the blessing of God it shall have its full effect in awakening and enlightening the moral sense in regard to slavery, and in bringing to pass the speedy abolition of that stupendous wrong; and that, wherever a minister is not permitted so to preach, he should, in accordance with the directions of...
Página 270 - Church consent to a further appeal to the Synod, or to the General Assembly, and in the latter case, if the party condemned shall wish for a trial by a mutual council, the cause shall be referred to such a council.

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