History of the Town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: From Its First Settlement, in 1630, to the Present Time, 1855 (Google eBook)

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J.M. Usher, 1855 - Medford (Mass.) - 576 pages
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Page 456 - Yet I had planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed: how then art thou turned into the degenerate plant of a strange vine unto me?
Page 224 - We then as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain ; (for he saith ; I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation...
Page 23 - Who calls the council, states the certain day ? Who forms the phalanx, and who points the way ? III.
Page 404 - There are specimens of this money in the same year, " for the prevention of washing or clipping," it was ordered " that henceforth all pieces of money coined as aforesaid should have a double ring on either side, with this inscription, MASSACHUSETTS, and a tree in the centre, on the one side ; and NEW ENGLAND, and the year of our Lord, on the other side.
Page 498 - Advance, then, ye future generations! We would hail you, as you rise in your long succession, to fill the places which we now fill, and to taste the blessings of existence, where we are passing, and soon shall have passed, our own human duration. We bid you welcome to this pleasant land of the fathers.
Page 274 - That there is one living and true God, the Creator and Governor of the universe.
Page 201 - It had been as unnatural for a right New England man to live without an able ministry, as for a smith to work his iron without a fire.
Page 433 - Court, and testifie unto them, that their Son is Stubborn and Rebellious, and will not obey their voice and chastisement, but lives in sundry notorious Crimes, such a Son shall be put to death, Deut.
Page 431 - Ratcliff, a servant of Mr. Cradock, being convict, ore tenus, of most foul, scandalous invectives against our churches and government, was censured to be whipped, lose his ears, and be banished the plantation, which was presently executed.
Page 454 - ... on the death of any relation or friend, none of us, or any of our families will go into any further mourning-dress, than a black crape or ribbon on the arm or hat, for gentlemen, and a black ribbon and necklace for ladies, and we will discontinue the giving of gloves and scarves at funerals.

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