The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volumen1

George Pierce Garrison, Eugene Campbell Barker, Herbert Eugene Bolton
Texas State Historical Association, 1898

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Página 18 - ... to the point where it strikes the southern boundary of New Mexico, ; thence, westwardly, along the whole southern boundary of New Mexico, (which runs north of the town called Paso,) to its western termination ; thence, northward, along the western line of New Mexico, until it intersects the first branch of the River Gila...
Página 175 - All fame is foreign but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart: One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers and of loud huzzas; And more true joy Marcellus exiled feels, Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. In parts superior what advantage lies? Tell (for you can) what is it to be wise ? 'Tis but to know how little can be known, To see all others...
Página 99 - ... take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation: "I, AB, do solemnly...
Página 19 - River Gila ; or if it should not intersect any branch of that river, then to the point on the said line nearest to such branch, and thence in a direct line to the same, thence down the middle of the said branch and of the said river, until it empties into the Rio Colorado ; thence across the Rio Colorado, following the division line between Upper and Lower California, to the Pacific Ocean.
Página 96 - The present is a propitious moment to lay the foundation of a great moral and intellectual edifice, which will in after ages be hailed as the chief ornament and blessing of Texas. A suitable appropriation of lands to the purpose of general education, can be made at this time without inconvenience to the Government or the people; but defer it until the public domain shall have passed from our hands, and the uneducated youths of Texas will constitute the living monuments of our neglect and remissness.
Página 166 - Notwithstanding the various mementoes of mortality with which we daily meet, — notwithstanding death has established his empire over all the works of nature, — yet, through some unaccountable infatuation, we forget that we are born to die. We go on from one design to another, add hope to hope...
Página 124 - Fellows, and the body thus created may thereafter elect additional Fellows on the nomination of the Executive Council. The number of Fellows shall never exceed twenty-five.
Página 100 - All funds, lands and other property heretofore set apart and appropriated for the support of public schools, all the alternate sections of land reserved by the State out of grants heretofore made or that may hereafter be made to railroads or other corporations...
Página 48 - Take care of my little boy. If the country should be saved, I may make him a splendid fortune ; but if the country should be lost, and I should perish, he will have nothing but the proud recollection that he is the son of a man who died for his country...
Página 211 - The legislature shall, also, when deemed practicable, establish and provide for the maintenance of a college or branch university for the instruction of the colored youths of the state, to be located by a vote of the people; provided, that no tax shall be levied and no money appropriated out of the general revenue, either for this purpose or for the establishment and erection of the buildings of the University of Texas.

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