Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Rollin Hillyer Cooke
Lewis Publishing Company, 1906 - Berkshire County (Mass.)
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Page 447 - Thou wilt not wake Till I thy fate shall overtake : Till age, or grief, or sickness must Marry my body to that dust It so much loves, and fill the room My heart keeps empty in thy tomb. Stay for me there ; I will not fail To meet thee in that hollow vale. And think not much of my delay ; I am already on the way, And follow thee with all the speed Desire can make, or sorrows breed.
Page 303 - Nothing is here for tears, nothing to wail Or knock the breast, no weakness, no contempt. Dispraise or blame, nothing but well and fair. And what may quiet us in a death so noble.
Page 297 - ... these cannot expire; These shall resist the empire of decay, When time is o'er, and worlds have passed away; Cold in the dust the perished heart may lie, But that which warmed it once can never die.
Page 163 - Oct. 6, 1775; also order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec.
Page 449 - Collins was a member of the American Medical Association, the New York State Medical Society, the...
Page 263 - Columbus, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the...
Page 72 - O'er Summer's fairest flowers, all faded now. The Winter God, descending from the skies, Has reached the mountain tops, and decked their brows With glittering frosty crowns, and breathed his breath Among the trumpet pines, that herald forth His coming. " Before the driving blast The mountain oak bows down his hoary head, And flings his withered locks to the rough gales That fiercely roar among his branches bare, Uplifted to the dark, unpitying heavens. The skies have put their mourning garments on,...
Page 121 - ... its prosperity and freedom, and darkening that national character which she ought to hold up to all nations and ages of the world ; as being in opposition to the Constitution which had preserved us hitherto in concord ; as against the principles of the fathers of the Republic, who lived themselves in slaveholding States, who would have saved us, if they could, from so great an evil, and who openly confessed that they trembled for their country when they remembered that God is just.
Page 118 - Rockwell, who came from England in the ship " Mary and John " in 1630, and settled in Dorchester.
Page 31 - The Science of Botany is indebted to you for its first introduction into the interior of the Northern States, and I am indebted to you for a passport into the scientific world.

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