Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

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Side 132 - ... virtues to preserve and perfect a republican constitution, and secure the blessings of liberty, as well as to promote their future happiness, and also to point out to them the evil tendency of the opposite vices.
Side 250 - It flows through old hushed Egypt and its sands, Like some grave mighty thought threading a dream And times and things, as in that vision, seem Keeping along it their eternal stands,— Caves, pillars, pyramids, the shepherd bands That roamed through the young world, the glory extreme Of high Sesostris, and that southern beam, The laughing queen that caught the world's great hands. Then comes a mightier silence, stern and strong, As of a world left empty of its throng, And the void weighs on us;...
Side 132 - ... the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry, and frugality, chastity, moderation, and temperance, and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded...
Side 19 - I knew that the animal was blind in one eye, because it had cropped the herbage only on one side of its path ; and I perceived that it was lame in one leg from the faint impression which that particular foot had produced upon the sand ; I concluded that the animal had lost one tooth, because, wherever it had grazed, a small tuft of herbage had been left uninjured in the centre of its bite.
Side 208 - Dynamics in man's fortunes and nature, as well as of Mechanics. There is a science which treats of, and practically addresses, the primary, unmodified forces and energies of man, the mysterious springs of Love, and Fear, and Wonder, of Enthusiasm, Poetry, Religion, all which have a truly vital and infinite character; as well as a science which practically addresses the finite, modified developments of these, when they take the shape of immediate 'motives,' as hope of reward, or as fear of punishment.
Side 132 - ... their country, humanity and universal benevolence ; sobriety, industry, and frugality ; chastity, moderation and temperance; and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded ; and...
Side 208 - To speak a little pedantically, there is a science of Dynamics in man's fortunes and nature, as well as of Mechanics. There is a science which treats of, and practically addresses, the primary, unmodified forces and energies of man, the mysterious springs of Love, and Fear, and Wonder, of Enthusiasm, Poetry, Religion...
Side 18 - You have lost a camel,' said he to the merchants. ' Indeed we have,' they replied. ' Was he not blind in his right eye, and lame in his left leg ? ' said the dervise. ' He was,
Side 18 - Most certainly he was,' they replied ; ' and as you have seen him so lately, and marked him so particularly, you can, in all probability, conduct us unto him.' ' My friends,' said the dervise, ' I have never seen your camel, nor ever heard of him but from you.' ' A pretty story, truly,' said the merchants ; ' but where are the jewels which formed a part of his cargo ? ' 'I have neither seen your camel nor your jewels,
Side 18 - He was,' replied the merchants. ' Had he not lost a front tooth? ' said the dervise. ' He had,' rejoined the merchants. ' And was he not loaded with honey on one side, and wheat on the other?

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