Address at the second meeting of the descendants of Richard Haven, of Lynn: held at Framningham, Mass., August 30, 1849 (Google eBook)

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Printed by direction of the meeting for the use of the family, 1849 - 28 pages
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Page 5 - Not as the conqueror comes, They, the true-hearted, came; Not with the roll of the stirring drums, And the trumpet that sings of fame; Not as the flying come, In silence and in fear They shook the depths of the desert's gloom With their hymns of lofty cheer.
Page 8 - For if she had attended her household affairs, and such things as belong to women, and not gone out of her way and calling to meddle in such things as are proper for men, whose minds are stronger, etc., she had kept her wits, and might have improved them usefully and honorably in the place God had set her.
Page 20 - LET children hear the mighty deeds Which God performed of old ; Which in our younger years we saw, And which our fathers told. 2 He bids us make his glories known, His works of power and grace ; And we'll convey his wonders down Through every rising race. 3 Our lips shall tell them to our sons, And they again to theirs, That generations yet unborn May teach them to their heirs. 4...
Page ii - That which hath been is now; and that which is to be hath already been; and God requireth that which is past.
Page 6 - From his nest by the white wave's foam; And the rocking pines of the forest roared This was their welcome home ! There were men with hoary hair Amidst that pilgrim band; Why had they come to wither there, Away from their childhood's land? There was woman's fearless eye, Lit by her deep love's truth; There was manhood's brow serenely high, And the fiery heart of youth.
Page 6 - What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war? They sought a faith's pure shrine. Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod! They have left unstained what there they found Freedom to worship God ! Felicia Hemans.
Page 53 - First, and principally, I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my body to the earth to be decently buried...
Page 5 - Ireland, king, defender of the faith, etc., having undertaken, for the glory of God and the advancement of the Christian faith...
Page 20 - He bids us make his glories known, His works of power and grace; And we'll convey his wonders down Through every rising race. 3 Our lips shall tell them to our sons, And they again to theirs, That generations yet unborn May teach them to their heirs. 4 Thus shall they learn in God alone Their hope securely stands, That they may ne'er forget his works, But practise his commands.
Page 11 - Stead of pottage and puddings and custards and pies, Our pumpkins and parsnips are common supplies : We have pumpkins at morning and pumpkins at noon ; If it was not for pumpkins we should be undone.

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