Bowen's Picture of Boston, Or The Citizen's and Stranger's Guide to the Metropolis of Massachusetts, and Its Environs ...

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A. Bowen, 1829 - Всего страниц: 252

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Стр. 147 - Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God ; and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone ; in whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord : in whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.
Стр. 42 - ... to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people.30 29 John Adams, Works (CF Adams, edit., Boston, 1851-1856), IV, 302, in footnote; 80 American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Memoirs, as, XI (1888) , 78.
Стр. 130 - We are the first ring of Bells cast for the British Empire in North America, AR 1744.
Стр. 53 - Annual Report of the Boston Society for the Religious and Moral Instruction of the Poor, October 25, 1826.
Стр. 37 - For admission, boys must be at least nine years old ; able to read correctly and with fluency, and to write running hand; they must know all the stops, marks, and abbreviations, and have sufficient knowledge of English grammar to parse common sentences in prose. The time of admission is the Friday and Saturday next preceding the Commencement at Cambridge, which two days are devoted to the examination of candidates. The regular course of instruction lasts five years ; and the School is divided into...
Стр. 68 - ... pine cone. The basement story is finished plain on the wings with square windows. The centre is 94 feet in length, and formed of arches which project 14 feet ; they form a covered walk below, and support a colonnade of Corinthian columns of the same extent above. The outside walls are of large patent bricks, with white marble fascias, imposts and keystones.
Стр. 42 - THE professed design of our institution is to collect, preserve, and communicate materials for a complete history of this country, and of all valuable efforts of the ingenuity and industry of its inhabitants.
Стр. 109 - ... in the United States. In 1817, there was erected on each side of Market street, a block of brick stores more than 400 feet in length, and 4 stories high ; and on Central Wharf another immense pile of buildings was completed the same year, 1240 feet long, containing 54 stores 4 stories high, having a spacious hall in the centre, over which is erected an elegant observatory.
Стр. 37 - If a child be kept at a Primary school from four to seven, and then at one of the Grammar Schools until nine, and from that time till seventeen at the Latin, and the English Classical School, there is no question but he will go through a more thorough and complete course of instruction, and in reality enjoy greater advantages than are provided at many of the respectable colleges in the Union.

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