Portland [Me.] Its Representative Business Men and Its Points of Interest (Google eBook)

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Glenwood Publishing Company, 1891 - Portland (Me.) - 200 pages
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Page 10 - Stogummor, and so along the same westerly as it tendeth to the first falls of a little river issuing out of a very small pond, and from thence over land to the falls of Pesumsca, being the first falls in that river upon a strait line, containing by estimation from fall to fall, as aforesaid, near about an English mile, which together with the said neck of land...
Page 3 - ... extremity of Casco Bay, and on approaching it from the ocean is seen to great advantage. The harbor is one of the best on the Atlantic coast, the anchorage being protected on every side by land, whilst the water is deep, and communication with the ocean direct and convenient. It is defended by forts Preble and Scammel.
Page 18 - There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at its flood, leads on to fortune...
Page 182 - Nahant's long reach, Blue-bordered Swampscott, and Chelsea's wide Marshes, laid bare to the drenching tide, With a glimpse of Saugus spire in the west, And Maiden hills in their dreamy rest.
Page 10 - ... beginning at the furthermost point of a neck of land called by the Indians Machegonne,1 and now and forever from henceforth to be called or known by the name of Stogummor, and so along the same westerly as it tendeth to the first falls of a little river...
Page 86 - The ladies say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach...
Page 12 - England, as appears by our particular subscriptions in reference of those articles formerly granted to Dover, Kittery, and York, which are now granted and confirmed unto us, together with some additions as upon record doth appear.
Page 174 - New-England legends, one of the most popular, as well as one of the most...
Page 182 - Rock," on which he founded his fame : " You can ride in an hour or two, if you will, From Halibut Point to Beacon Hill, With the sea beside you all the way, Through...
Page 17 - We then returned them 3 cheers, with our larboard broadside, when the action became general. At 20 minutes past 3 PM our brave commander fell, and while lying on deck, refusing to be carried below, raised his head and requested, that the flag might never be struck. At half past 3, we ranged ahead of the enemy, fired our...

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