Some Interesting Boston Events (Google eBook)

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State Street Trust Company, 1916 - Boston (Mass.) - 78 pages
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Page 54 - Her deck once red with heroes' blood, Where knelt the vanquished foe, When winds were hurrying o'er the flood And waves were white below, No more shall feel the victor's tread, Or know the conquered knee; The harpies of the shore shall pluck The eagle of the sea!
Page 11 - Will make it but burn up the higher; If so, my friend, pray let her take A second turn into the lake, And, rather than your patience lose, Thrice and again repeat the dose. No brawling wives, no furious wenches, No fire so hot, but water quenches.
Page 47 - Takes this Method of returning his most Sincere Thanks to the Gentlemen and Ladies who have Employed him in the care of their Teeth he would now inform them and all others, who are so unfortunate as to lose their Teeth by accident or otherways, that he still continues the Business of a Dentist, and flatters himself that from the Experience he has had these Two years (in which time he has fixt some Hundreds of Teeth) that he can fix them as well as any Surgeon-Dentist who ever came from London, he...
Page 63 - To commemorate The discovery That the inhaling of Ether causes insensibility to pain First proved to the world at the Mass. General Hospital in Boston October, AD, 1S46.
Page 27 - IT is designed that the Countrey shall be furnished once a moneth (or if any Glut of Occurrences happen oftener) with an account of such considerable things as have arrived unto our notice.
Page 28 - My Lord, it is a very hard sentence. For my part, I am the most innocent person of them all, only I have been sworn against by perjured persons.
Page 47 - Paul Revere, Takes this method of returning his most sincere Thanks to the Gentlemen and Ladies who have employed him in the cure of their Teeth, he would now inform them and all others, who are so unfortunate as to lose their Teeth by accident or otherways. that he still continues the Business of a Dentist, and flatters himself that from the Experience he has had these Two Years (in which Time he has fixt some Hundreds of Teeth) that he can fix them as well as any...
Page 41 - Britain, in this description of suffering, agony, and horror, a calm and high-souled defiance, which must have chilled the blood of every sensible foe. Such another hour has seldom happened in the history of man, and is not surpassed in the records of nations.
Page 63 - The knife is searching for disease, the pulleys are dragging back dislocated limbs, nature herself is working out the primal curse which doomed the tenderest of her creatures to the sharpest of her trials, but the fierce extremity of suffering has been steeped in the waters of forgetfulness, and the deepest furrow in the knotted brow of agony has been smoothed forever.
Page 68 - Right in the van, On the red rampart's slippery swell, With heart that beat a charge, he fell Foeward, as fits a man ; But the high soul burns on to light men's feet Where death...

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