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afterward aged Ancient and Honorable bearing Bell Bennett streets Boston boys brick British troops building built Bunker Hill burial Capt Captain cemetery Charlestown Christ Church coat of arms Copp's Hill corner of Hanover Cotton Mather daughter David Copp death demolished DYED YE Edward Edward Martyn Elizabeth entrance erected Faneuil Faneuil Hall feet wide following inscription Foot-stone formerly Governor Hannah Home Honorable Artillery Company Hull Street Increase Mather interred John land lyes buried Lyes ye Body Mary meeting-house memory months monument Mountfort North Burying Ground North Church North End North Square north-west OBEDIENCE HIS WIFE occupied oldest Paul Revere present edifice Prince Street purchased Quaker Robert Newman sacred Salem Street Samuel Samuel Sewall Sarah Sept Sewall sexton Shem Drowne side slab Snowhill Street south-east south-west steeple stone Street stands Suffolk Deeds summit Thomas Hutchinson Timothy Cutler tomb tombstone town vault William Copp
Page 9 - If the British march By land or sea from the town tonight, Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch Of the North Church tower as a signal light,— One, if by land, and two, if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm, For the country folk to be up and to arm.
Page 9 - By the trembling ladder, steep and tall, To the highest window in the wall, Where he paused to listen and look down A moment on the roofs of the town And the moonlight flowing over all.
Page 8 - This peal of eight bells is the gift of a number of generous persons to Christ Church in Boston, New England, Anno 1744, AR" The second, " This Church was founded in the year 1723, Timothy Cutler, Doctor in Divinity, the first rector, AR, 1744." The third says, " We are the first ring of bells cast for the British Empire, in North America, AR, 1744.
Page 39 - Yes ! I to the end shall endure As sure as the earnest is given : More happy, but not more secure, The glorified spirits in heaven.
Page 11 - ... building tombs, one of them found the earth so loose that he settled his bar into it the whole length with a single effort. The superintendent directed him to proceed till he found solid earth. About six feet below the bottom of the cellar he found a coffin, covered with a coarse linen cloth, sized with gum, which, on boiling, became white, and the texture as firm as if it had been recently woven. Within this coffin was another, protected from the air in a similar manner, and the furniture was...
Page 45 - Stop here, my friend, and cast an eye. As you are now, so once was I; As I am now, so you must be. Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 8 - Savage in 1730. The organ was made by Thomas Johnston in 1759. The interior was rebuilt by Mr. Goodrich about sixty years ago. The figures of the cherubim in front of the organ and the chandelier were taken from a French vessel, by the privateer " Oucen of Hungary," and presented to thechurchin 1746 by Captain Grushea.
Page 29 - ... I was prohibited from entering the Common ; conceiving this hill to be the property of the Company, I marched them there as a place no one had a right to exclude them from.