Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, Volumes 37-38

American Philosophical Society., 1838

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Pagina 134 - commanding ground for strife and contention; nor a shop for profit and sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate.
Pagina 68 - The pusillanimous idea that we had friends in England worth keeping terms with still haunted the minds of many. For this reason, those passages which conveyed censures on the people of England were struck out, lest they should give them offense. The clause, too, reprobating the enslaving the inhabitants of Africa was struck out in complaisance
Pagina 83 - of our intentions do, in the name, & by authority of the good people of these [states, reject and renounce all allegiance and subjection to the kings of Great Britain, and all others who may hereafter claim by, through, or under them; we utterly dissolve all political connection which may heretofore have subsisted between us and the parliament or people of
Pagina 229 - On the other hand, Dryden (in 1672), in his Prologue to The Conquest of Granada by the Spaniards, speaking of the early plays as notable for " some ridiculous incoherent story, which, in one play, many times took up the business of an age," supposes he "need not name Pericles, Prince of
Pagina 77 - In Congress, July 4, 1776, The Unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America. When in the course of human events
Pagina 134 - variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon; nor a
Pagina 78 - tenure of their offices, and the amount & paiment of their salaries. He has erected a multitude of new offices [by a self-assumed power] & sent hither swarms of officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance. He has affected to render the military independant of, & superior to, the civil power. He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution[s]
Pagina 228 - von Dr. Paul von Hofmann-Wellenhof, Wien, 1885, pp. 13-21. SHAKESPEARE'S "PERICLES PRINCE OF TYRE." The first mention of Shakespeare's Pericles is in the Stationers' Register, under date of May 20, 1608 : " Edward Blount entred for his copie under thandes of Sir George Buck Knight and Master Warden Seton a booke called The booke of Pericles
Pagina 231 - p. x). The title-page is the same for all the quartos: "The Late, | And much admired Play, | Called | Pericles, Prince | of Tyre | with the true Relation of the whole Historic, | Adventures, and fortunes of the said Prince : | As also, | The no lesse strange, and worthy accidents, | in the Birth and Life, of his Daughter | Mariana. | As it hath been divers and sundry times acted by | his Maiesties
Pagina 83 - ought to be totally dissolved; & that as free & independant states, they have full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, & to do all other acts and things which independant states may of right do. And for

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