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Page 332 - To the men of Boston who died for their country on land and sea in the war which kept the Union whole, destroyed slavery and maintained the Constitution, the grateful city has built this monument that their example may speak to coming generations.
Page 333 - These banners are returned to the government of the commonwealth through welcome .hands. Borne one by one out of this Capitol during more than four years of civil war, as the symbols of the nation and the commonwealth under which the battalions of Massachusetts departed to the fields, — they come back again borne hither by surviving representatives of the same heroic regiments and companies to which they were intrusted.
Page 333 - The Legislature of Massachusetts consecrate the names of Major John Buttrick and Capt. Isaac Davis, whose valour and example excited their fellow-citizens to a successful resistance of a superior number of British troops at Concord Bridge, the 1g of April, 1775, which was the beginning of a contest in arms that ended in American independence.
Page 334 - Proud memories of many fields; sweet memories alike of valor and friendship; sad memories of fraternal strife; tender memories of our fallen brothers and sons, whose dying eyes looked last upon their flaming folds; grand memories of heroic virtues sublime ^ by grief; exultant memories of the great and final victories of H our country, our Union and the righteous cause; thankful memoir ries of a deliverance wrought out for human nature itself, unexampled by any former achievement of arms...
Page 334 - ... of our country, our Union, and the righteous cause ; thankful memories of a deliverance wrought out for human nature itself, unexampled by any former achievement of arms ; immortal memories with immortal honors blended, — twine around these splintered staves, weave themselves along the warp and woof of these familiar flags, war-worn, begrimed, and baptized with blood. "Let the 'brave heart, the trusty heart, the deep, unfathomable heart...
Page 333 - These banners return to the Government of the Commonwealth through welcome hands. Borne, one by one, out of this Capitol, during more than four years of civil war, as the symbols of the Nation and the Commonwealth, under which the battalions of Massachusetts departed to the field — they come back again, borne hither by surviving representatives of the same heroic regiments and companies to which they were intrusted'.
Page 318 - ... the Green Mountains of Vermont on the east, and the Adirondacks on the west.
Page 276 - Who are the Latter Day Saints ? Descendants of the patriarch who received the promise, ' in thee and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed.
Page 276 - Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt has lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted?
Page 219 - This fairly puzzled one of our party, who came in to breakfast in a bewildered state of mind, asking whether to-day was yesterday or tomorrow ? and saying that he had certainly gone to bed on Friday night, yet had got up again on Friday morning ! I must say for my own part that it looks strange to see in my diary