The Old Clock Book

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Tudor Publishing Company, 1911 - 339 sider
 

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Side 60 - ON TIME.* FLY envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on the lazy leaden-stepping hours, Whose speed is but the heavy plummet's pace ; And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Which is no more than what is false and vain, 5 And merely mortal dross ; So little is our loss, So little is thy gain...
Side 107 - March one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, the full and exclusive right and liberty of making, constructing, using and vending to others to be used...
Side 83 - By day its voice is low and light; But in the silent dead of night, Distinct as a passing footstep's fall, It echoes along the vacant hall, Along the ceiling, along the floor, And seems to say, at each chamber-door, — "Forever — never ! Never — forever...
Side 107 - IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I HAVE CAUSED THESE LETTERS TO BE MADE PATENT, AND THE SEAL OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE TO BE HEREUNTO AFFIXED.
Side 323 - For the accommodation of families, it will be sold in quantities not less than 112 lib.' — (p. 377.) 'Painting. — A Card. ' Mr. JW Lewin begs leave to inform his friends and the public in general, that he intends...
Side 83 - Through days of sorrow and of mirth, Through days of death and days of birth, Through every swift vicissitude Of changeful time, unchanged it has stood, And as if, like God, it all things saw, It calmly repeats those words of awe...
Side 60 - Then long eternity shall greet our bliss With an individual kiss ; And joy shall overtake us as a flood, When every thing that is sincerely good, And perfectly divine, With truth, and peace, and love, shall ever shine, About the supreme throne Of him, to...
Side 108 - Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twelve, to be examined ; that I have examined the same, and find them conformable to law : and I do hereby return the same to the Secretary of State, within fifteen days from the date aforesaid, to wit: On this sixteenth day of October, in the year aforesaid. WILLIAM PINKKZY, Attorney General of the United States.
Side 104 - The lightning passed between .the hammer and the clock in the above-mentioned wire, without hurting either of the floors, or having any effect upon them (except making the gimlet-holes, through which the wire passed, a little bigger), and without hurting the plastered wall, or any part of the building, so far as the aforesaid wire and the pendulum-wire of the clock extended ; which latter wire was about the thickness of a goose-quill. From the end of the pendulum, down quite to the ground, the building...
Side 107 - ... paid into the Treasury of the United States the sum of thirty dollars, delivered a receipt for the same, and presented a petition to the Secretary of State, signifying a desire of obtaining an exclusive...

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