The Life of the Reverend John McVickar, S. T. D.: Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy, Belles-lettres, Political Economy, and the Evidences, in Columbia College

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Hurd and Houghton, 1872 - 416 pages
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Page 371 - Have not I commanded thee ? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
Page 408 - An act to provide a national currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof,
Page 44 - Now when I think thereupon, I pour out my heart by myself; for I went with the multitude, and brought them forth into the house of God; 5 In the voice of praise and thanksgiving, among such as keep holy-day. 6 Why art thou so full of heaviness, O my soul? and why art thou so disquieted within me? 7 Put thy trust in God ; for I will yet give him thanks for the help of his countenance.
Page 367 - In the midst of life we are in death : of whom may we seek for succour, but of thee, O Lord, who for our sins art justly displeased?
Page 406 - The amount of the banking capital of such individual or association to be freely fixed, but to be invested one-tenth at the discretion of the bank, the remaining nine-tenths in government stock, whereof the bank is to receive the dividends, but the principal is to remain in pledge for the redemption of its promissory notes, under such securities as to place the safety of the public beyond doubt or risk...
Page 382 - O while thou yet hast room, fair fruitful land, Ere war and want have stained thy virgin sod, Mark thee a place on high, a glorious stand, Whence Truth her sign may make o'er forest, lake, and strand.
Page 110 - Divine guidance, to enable us so to live, that we, too, may die the death of the righteous, and that our last end may be like his.
Page 86 - America" (McVickar's Life of John McVickar 85) was welcomed by Chancellor Kent and Thomas Jefferson in the warmest terms. The sage of Monticello said of the subject which the book represented : " I rejoice to see that it is beginning to be cultivated in our schools. No country on earth requires a sound intelligence of it more than ours.
Page 406 - ... under the provisions of a general statute. "II. The amount of banking capital of such individual or association to be freely fixed, but to be invested one -tenth at the discretion of the bank, the remaining nine-tenths in government stock, whereof the bank is to receive the...
Page 85 - It is to states what religion is to individuals, the "preacher of righteousness" — what religion reproves as wrong, Political Economy rejects as inexpedient — what religion condemns as contrary to duty and virtue, Political Economy proves to be equally opposed to the peace, good order, and permanent prosperity of the community. Thus slave...

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