Boston: A Guide Book (Google eBook)

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Ginn & Company, 1903 - Boston (Mass.) - 190 pages
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Page 79 - I am in earnest. I will not equivocate I will not excuse I will not retreat a single inch. AND I WILL BE HEARD.
Page 155 - Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war let it begin here,
Page 102 - After God had carried us safe to New England and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity, dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches when our present ministers shall lie in the dust.
Page 60 - The signal lanterns of Paul Revere displayed in the steeple of this church April 18, 1775, warned the country of the march of the British troops to Lexington and Concord.
Page 1 - Point, he came and acquainted the Governor of an excellent Spring there; withal inviting him and soliciting him thither. Whereupon, after the death of Mr. Johnson and divers others, the Governor, with Mr. "Wilson, and the greatest part of the church removed thither...
Page 28 - He was a pious and prudent man ; She, a discreet and virtuous woman. Their youngest son, In filial regard to their memory, Places this stone. JF born 1655, died 1744, oEtat 89.
Page 24 - the first Episcopal church in New England became the first Unitarian church in America."!
Page 26 - The large Tremont Building opposite occupies the site of the Tremont House, a famous inn through its career of more than sixty years from 1829, of which Dickens wrote, "it has more galleries, colonnades, piazzas, and passages than I can remember, or the reader would believe." Preceding the inn, fine mansion houses with gardens were here, one of them being the estate of Thomas Handasyd Perkins, a genuine "solid man of Boston," a benefactor of the Boston Athenaeum and of other Boston institutions....
Page 93 - HOSPITAL DEPARTMENT. The following property is in charge of the Trustees of the Boston City Hospital: The land bounded by Harrison avenue, East Concord street, Albany street and Massachusetts avenue. The lot consists of 430,963 square feet. Also land bounded by Harrison avenue, Massachusetts avenue, Albany street and Northampton street, containing 149,821 square feet.
Page 15 - Said Hancock desires those persons who are still indebted to the estate of the late Hon. Thomas Hancock, Esq., deceased, to be speedy in paying their respective balances to prevent trouble.

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