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The British Canadian "prophet," Richard Brotherswas a topic of interest in both the United Kingdom and North America when the year was approaching. As that year progressed it became evident that no great supernatural events were unfolding and Brothers was dismissed as one in a series of many false prophets.
For example, that same year the Salem Register compared a local latter day seer, David Austin, to the discredited Brothers. His activities were reported in the Albany press -- see the Centinel of Aug, 4, Albany, New York, Tuesday August 4, A respectable number of citizens of different political sentiments in the town of Richfield, met on the 4th inst.
It was unanimously agreed to join in the celebration of Independence. Having partook of an elegant entertainment, and drank a number of patriotic toasts, through which the greatest harmony and cheerfulness prevailed, it was voted to publish the proceedings of the meeting in the Albany Register and Centinel.
The speaker having delineated, in a concise manner, the principal causes which contributed to the origin and establishment of our Independence and National Government, and likewise the prosperous situation of the United States since the adoption of the federal constitution, concludes the oration as follows: The farmer is stimulated to enlarge his improvements and accumulate wealth from a firm assurance that he shall not be robbed of his hard earnings by an haughty tyrant or imperious landlord.
The mechanic knows that the law secures to him his wages, he therefore, with alacrity, repairs to his employment, and sings in the midst of his toils.
The merchant rejoices to see so many customers from all classes, who have the inclination and the means to purchase his goods.
The mariner, finding sufficient employment, either in fishing or navigation, and expecting an ample compensation for his fatigues, his sufferings and dangers, makes the ocean resound with his merry songs. Amd here the enterprizing and ambitious find the most powerful incentives to induce them to improve their minds with knowledge, and to regulate their conduct by the rules of virtue and honor; for learning and virtue are generally respected, and form the basis for learned employments and promotion in the community.
As the beams of literature have spread, and knowledge has generally been diffused among the citizens of America, hence clerical despotism has fled, and hereditary titles have no existence. The ignorant domineering priest is spurned by every enlightened citizen; and the conceited empiric cures but a few patients by necromancy, and finds but a small sale for his specifics and nostrums.
Talents, virtue and patriotism are required for office; of consequence none, without possessing these, can justly promise themselves sufficient confidence and esteem to be promoted in any of the departments of government.
If, by impositions and intrigues, any are raised into conspicuous stations, the confidence will be, that their characters will be more effectively known, and they will incur a more universal contempt and hatred, and sink deeper into the mire of ignomeny and reproach.
The prospect affords such rational and sublime pleasure, that we would not exchange situations with any state or kingdom under heaven. The above lines constitute the only known account of the words of Solomon Spalding, published while he was yet aive.
The vocabulary and phraseology are consistent with the language found in the manuscript of his c. In the venacular of his day an age, Spalding's reference to a "conceited empiric" could best be rendered as a "quack doctor. His former family physician wrote in Latest breaking news, including politics, crime and celebrity.
Find stories, updates and expert opinion. Sonnets Literary Devices. Literary Devices of Sonnets: 75, 31, 39, , , STUDY. PLAY "Made my pains his prey." (Sonnet 75) Personification "Devise to die in dust" (Sonnet 75) Alliteration "Our love shall live, and later life renew." "A Chamber blind to light" (Sonnet 39) Personification "My mistress' eyes are nothing like the Sun.
As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria.
Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from rutadeltambor.com Foreword by Joseph H. Peterson. This interesting grimoire was published by S.L.
Mathers in , and a second edition was published in by J.M.
Watkins, rutadeltambor.comer Crowley also considered it of great importance and underwent the operation described. THE ALBANY REGISTER. Vol. XXIII. Albany, New York, Friday, May 10, No. Whereas Solomon Spalding, of Richfield, in the county of Otsego, and state of New-York, by indenture of release, by way of mortgage, bearing date of the thirteenth day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and three, for securing the payment of a sum of two thousand three hundred and eighty-eight.
The translation of The Maxims of Good Discourse is part of my Ancient Egyptian Readings (), a POD publication in paperback format of all translations available at rutadeltambor.com readings span a period of thirteen centuries, covering all important stages of Ancient Egyptian literature.