The Life and Death of Sam, in Virginia

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A. Morris, 1856 - 296 páginas

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Página 288 - Egypt for badness: and the lean and the ill favoured kine did eat up the first seven fat kine: and when they had eaten them up, it could not be known that they had eaten them; but they were still ill favoured, as at the beginning.
Página 288 - ... and, behold, seven other kine came up after them, poor and very ill favoured and leanfleshed, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness : and the lean and...
Página 76 - Are you willing to use your influence and vote only for native-born American citizens for all offices of honor, trust, or profit in the gift of the people, to the exclusion of all foreigners and aliens, and Roman Catholics in particular, and without regard to party predilections? Ans.—
Página 132 - There is a tide in the affairs of man Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life is spent In shallows and miseries.
Página 75 - Second Question.— -Do you believe in the existence of a Supreme Being, the Creator and Preserver of the Universe, and that an obligation at this time taken will be binding upon you through life? ["I do."] Third Question.— Were you born within the limits or under the jurisdiction of the United States of America?
Página 264 - At the end of an hour Harvey would have given the world to rest; for fresh, wet cod weigh more than you would think, and his back ached with the steady pitching. But he felt for the first time in his life that he was one of a working gang of men, took pride in the thought, and held on sullenly. 'Knife oh!
Página 75 - Preserver of the Universe, and that an obligation at this time taken will be binding upon you through life? I do. Third question. Were you born within the limits or under the jurisdiction of the United States of America? I was. Fourth question. In religious belief, are you a Roman Catholic? No. Fifth question. Have you or have you not been reared under Protestant influence? Yes, or No.
Página 74 - RITUAL. First Degree Council.— Outside. Marshal.— Gentlemen: Are you candidates for admission to this organization? [Each answers, "I am."] Marshal.— Before proceeding further it is necessary that you take an obligation of secrecy. Are you willing to take such an obligation? ["I am."] Marshal.— You will now place yourselves in a position to receive it. [Position.— Place the right hand on the Holy Bible and Cross.] Obligation.— You do solemnly swear upon this Holy Bible and Cross, before...

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