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Página 150 - I remember when they modestly declined intermeddling in our elections, but now they come in droves and carry all before them, except in one or two counties.
Página 213 - Reader." A few copies of Noehden's Grammar were imported, and a few copies of I forget whose "Pocket Dictionary," fortunately too copious for an Anglo-Saxon pocket, and suggesting the generous amplitude of the Low Dutch costume, as described in Irving's mythical "History of New York.
Página 435 - This is the largest sum ever given by a man in the history of the race for any social or philanthropic purposes.
Página 206 - Strasburg, who gave instruction in mathematics. He was willing to do what he could for me in German, but he warned me that his pronunciation was very bad, as was that of all Alsace, which had become a part of France. Nor was it possible to get books. I borrowed a Meidinger's Grammar, French and German, from my friend, Mr. Everett, and sent to New Hampshire, where I knew there was a German Dictionary, and procured it. I also obtained a copy of Goethe's "Werther
Página 150 - English; the Signs in our Streets have inscriptions in both languages, and in some places only German: They begin of late to make all their Bonds and other legal...
Página 149 - I am perfectly of your mind, that measures of great temper are necessary with the Germans ; and am not without apprehensions, that, through their indiscretion, or ours, or both, great disorders may one day arise among us.
Página 539 - The Fatherland: 1450-1700, showing the part it bore in the discovery, exploration, and development of the western continent, with special reference to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Página 247 - I never saw a population so totally divested of gaiety; there is no trace of this feeling from one end of the Union to the other.
Página 150 - German. They begin of late to make all their bonds and other legal instruments in their own language, which (though I think it ought not to be) are allowed good in...