Acadie and the Acadians

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Lutheran publication society, 1890 - 415 Seiten
 

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Seite 40 - Like the leaves of the forest when summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen; Like the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed on the face of the foe as he passed...
Seite 287 - LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave : thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit. Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. For his anger endureth but a. moment ; in his favour is life : weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Seite 196 - I receive, and, therefore, without hesitation, deliver to you his Majesty's orders and instructions, namely, that your land and tenements, cattle of all kinds and live stock of all sorts, are forfeited to the Crown, with all your other effects, saving your money and household goods, and you yourselves to be removed from this his province.
Seite 195 - Gentlemen, — I have received from his Excellency Governor Lawrence, the King's commission, which I have in my hand, and by his orders you are convened together, to manifest to you his Majesty's final resolution to the French inhabitants of this his province of Nova Scotia...
Seite 40 - For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and forever grew still!
Seite 196 - I must also inform you, that it is his Majesty's pleasure that you remain in security, under the inspection and direction of the troops that I have the honour to command.
Seite 332 - This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that JESUS CHRIST came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.
Seite 314 - The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost be with you all.
Seite 215 - When on the falling tide the freighted vessels departed, Bearing a nation, with all its household gods, into exile, Exile without an end, and without an example in story.
Seite 196 - " do everything in my power that all these goo'ds be secured " •' to you, and that you are not molested in carrying them off ; " " also, that whole families shall go in the same vessel...

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