Debow's Review: Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial Progress and Resources

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J. D. B. DeBow., 1850

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Página 292 - For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.
Página 305 - The gates of hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way : But, to return, and view the cheerful skies—- In this the task and mighty labour lies.
Página 487 - Compound for sins they are inclined to By damning those they have no mind to.
Página 236 - Whilst we follow them among the tumbling mountains of ice, and behold them penetrating into the deepest frozen recesses of Hudson's Bay, and Davis's Straits; — whilst we are looking for them beneath the arctic circle, we hear that they have pierced into the opposite region of polar cold, that they are at the antipodes, and engaged under the. frozen serpent of the south.
Página 236 - No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries; no climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise ever carried this most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent to which it has been pushed by this recent people; a people who are still, as it were, but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood.
Página 235 - Commerce tends to wear off those prejudices which maintain distinction and animosity between nations. It softens and polishes the manners of men. It unites them by one of the strongest of all ties, the desire of supplying their mutual wants.
Página 202 - ... a short and dubious glimmer that reveals to us the abysses of his being, dark, lurid, and terrific, ' as the throat of the infernal Pool.
Página 123 - Unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury ; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury : that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all that thou settest thine hand to in the land whither thou goest to possess it.
Página 232 - Truth, ever lovely, since the world began, The foe of tyrants, and the friend of man,— How can thy words from balmy slumber start Reposing Virtue, pillow'd on the heart!
Página 353 - It has already been stated in a former part of this work, that Massachusetts is the principal manufacturing state in this country. An act was passed by the Senate and House of Representatives of that state, in 1837, for the purpose of obtaining " Statistical information in relation to certain branches of industry within the Commonwealth.

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