Proceedings of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volumen24


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Página 190 - I therefore consider that in view of the Constitution and the laws the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States.
Página 190 - In regard to the great book, I have only to say, it is the best gift which God has ever given man.
Página 25 - Heaven gives us friends to bless the present scene ; Resumes them, to prepare us for the next. All evils natural are moral goods ; All discipline, indulgence, on the whole.
Página 25 - Chipman, and is rented to a horticulturist, who raises flowers for sale. The Honorable RL Hazen of St. John, a member of the Executive Council of New Brunswick, and a grandson of Colonel Murray, has his portrait, by Copley. He is represented as sitting, and in the full dress of a gentleman of the day ; and his person is shown to the knees. There is a hole in the wig ; and the tradition in the family is, that a party who sought the Colonel at his house after his flight, vexed because he had eluded...
Página 79 - Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell forever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
Página 83 - ... and boys, as a matter of course, received their ghostly instruction with the chill on. We muffled ourselves up in comforters, as if to go a sleigh ride, and shivered through the long services, warmed only by such flickering flames of devotion as they were calculated to kindle. The vivid descriptions of those sultry regions to which the vast majority of the human race were hastening lost something of the terror they were meant to excite. If we could only approach the quarters of the condemned...
Página 87 - Every man of you, who is equipped, follow me; and those of you who are not equipped, go into the meeting-house and furnish yourselves from the magazine, and immediately join the company.
Página 278 - Lewis doth for the consideration aforesd give yield up and Surrender all her Right of Dower and Power of Thirds of in and unto the above Demised Premises unto him the said Alpheus Brown his Heirs and Assigns forever.
Página 85 - At last the stove party was victorious. Old 'Uncle Ned Foster ' was foremost in the opposition. He threatened to sign off, but finally he concluded to remain loyal, and sit it out ; so on the first Sunday after the stoves had been introduced, the old gentleman occupied his pew as usual, the stove-pipe being directly over him. There he sat with no very saint-like expression throughout the sermon, a red bandanna handkerchief...
Página 126 - December, in the nyne and twentieth yeare of the reigne of our Sovereigne Lord, Charles the Second, by the Grace of God, of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c., Annoq Domini 1677.

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