The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History, Biography, Literature, and State Progress, Volume 29 (Google eBook)

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Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock
H.H. Metcalf, 1900 - New Hampshire
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Page 266 - The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha' Bible, ance his father's pride. His bonnet rev'rently is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing thin an' bare ; Those strains that once did sweet in Zion glide, He wales a portion with judicious care ; And " Let us worship God !
Page 153 - We the subscribers, do hereby Solemnly engage and promise, that we will to the utmost of our Power, at the Risque of our Lives and Fortunes, with Arms oppose the Hostile Proceedings of the British Fleets and Armies against the United American Colonies.
Page 118 - Man for the field and woman for the hearth : Man for the sword and for the needle she: Man with the head and woman with the heart: Man to command and woman to obey; All else confusion.
Page 415 - There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife ; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife ; and there I buried Leah.
Page 229 - Spit, fire ! spout, rain ! Nor rain, wind, thunder, fire, are my daughters : I tax not you, you elements, with unkindness, I never gave you kingdom, call'd you children, You owe me no subscription ; then let fall Your horrible pleasure ; here I stand, your slave, A poor, infirm, weak, and despised old man...
Page 127 - Tis of the wave and not the rock; 'Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale ! In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In spite of false lights on the shore. Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee.
Page 292 - ... would not flatter Neptune for his trident, nor Jove for his power to thunder.
Page 283 - The number of votes to which each stockholder shall be entitled shall be according to the number of shares he shall hold, in the proportions following that is to say...
Page 266 - Then kneeling down, to Heaven's Eternal King The saint, the father, and the husband prays : Hope 'springs exulting on triumphant wing...
Page 364 - Arrest us, and cut short our days. 2 Spare us, O Lord, aloud we pray, Nor let our sun go down at noon ; Thy years are one eternal day, And must thy children die so soon ! 3 Yet, in the midst of death and grief, This thought our sorrow shall assuage ; " Our Father and our Saviour live : Christ is the same through every age.

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