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432 ページ - if once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing '; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination.
395 ページ - That it shall be the duty of the commissioners herein provided for to ascertain and report to the Secretary of the Interior the tenure by which the mission lands are held, and those held by civilized Indians, and those who are engaged in agriculture or labor of any kind, and also those which are occupied and cultivated by Pueblos or Rancheros Indians.
13 ページ - And there are also many other things that Jesus did, which if they were written one by one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that would be written.
659 ページ - Dr. Johnson observed, that our drinking less than our ancestors was owing to the change from ale to wine.
730 ページ - tis no matter; honour pricks me on. Yea, but how if honour prick me off when I come on ? how then ? Can honour set to a leg? no: or an arm ? no: or take away the grief of a wound ? no. Honour hath no skill in surgery, then ? no. What is honour ? a word. What is in that word honour ? what is that honour ? air. A trim reckoning! Who hath it ? he that died o
681 ページ - Contains at once the evil and the cure; And all-sufficing nature can chastise Those who transgress her law — she only knows How justly to proportion to the fault The punishment it merits.
656 ページ - French eau de vie may be rendered "water of life." The whisky taken to the mines, however much water there may have been in it, was neither " of health " nor "of life." The truth is, if anything could breed distemper, disease, and death it was this same strychnine whisky. In regard to water, too often it was like Father Tom's punch brewed in the parlor of the Vatican — conspicuous for its absence.
730 ページ - tis no matter; Honor pricks me on. Yea, but how if Honor prick me off when I come on ? how then ? Can Honor set to a leg ? No. Or an arm ? No. Or take away the grief of a wound ? No. Honor hath no skill in surgery then ? No. What is Honor ? A word. What is in that word, Honor ? What is that Honor ? Air. A trim reckoning ! Who hath it ? He that died o