History of Shipbuilding on North River, Plymouth County, Massachusetts: With Genealogies of the Shipbuilders, and Accounts of the Industries Upon Its Tributaries. 1640 to 1872 (Google eBook)

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Coburn brothers, printers, 1889 - North River (Plymouth County, Mass.) - 420 pages
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Page 44 - That moss-covered vessel I hail as a treasure ; For often, at noon, when returned from the field, I found it the source of an exquisite pleasure The purest and sweetest that nature can yield. How ardent I seized it, with hands that were glowing ! And quick to the white-pebbled bottom it fell: Then soon, with the emblem of truth overflowing, And dripping with coolness, it rose from the well : The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket, The moss-covered bucket, arose from the well.
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Page 44 - The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket, The moss-covered bucket which hung in the well. That moss-covered vessel I hail as a treasure ; For often at noon when returned from the field, I found it the source of an exquisite pleasure, The purest and sweetest that nature can yield.
Page 44 - THE OLD OAKEN BUCKET. How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood, When fond recollection presents them to view! The orchard, the meadow, the...
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Page 43 - How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood, When fond recollection presents them to view; The orchard, the meadow, the deep-tangled wildwood, And every loved spot which my infancy knew.
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Maps from Brigg's History of Shipbuilding
Two maps from L. Vernon Briggs' History of Shipbuilding on North River, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Boston, 1889. L. Vernon Briggs wrote this history of ...
aleph0.clarku.edu/ ~djoyce/ gen/ scituate/ Briggs.html

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