How to Remember History: A Method of Memorizing Dates, with a Summary of the Most Important Events of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

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J.B. Lippincott, 1890 - 143 halaman

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Halaman 95 - Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston.
Halaman 22 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs.
Halaman 50 - Even such is Time, that takes on trust Our youth, our joys, our all we have, And pays us but with age and dust : Who, in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days. But from this earth, this grave, this dust, The Lord shall raise me up, I trust...
Halaman 97 - If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I would never lay down my arms — never, never, never...
Halaman 132 - I made a solemn vow before God, that if General Lee was driven back from Pennsylvania, I would crown the result by the declaration of freedom to the slaves.
Halaman 42 - A coach was a strange monster in those days, and the sight of one put both horse and man into amazement. Some said it was a great crabshell brought out of China, and some imagined it to be one of the Pagan temples in which the Cannibals adored the divell.
Halaman 124 - If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of the circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity.
Halaman 116 - I was the last man in the kingdom, sir, to consent to the independence of America ; but, now it is granted, I shall be the last man in the kingdom to sanction a violation of it.
Halaman 39 - I was promised on a time To have reason for my rhyme ; From that time unto this season, I received nor rhyme nor reason.
Halaman 92 - Lost or strayed out of this house, a man who has left a wife and six children on the parish; whoever will give any tidings of him to the churchwardens of St. James's Parish, so as he may be got again, shall receive four shillings and sixpence reward. NB — This reward will not be increased, nobody judging him to deserve a Crown.

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