Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1847 - Local history
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society - Vol. II

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Page 188 - Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings leaned to virtue's side; But in his duty, prompt at every call, He watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way.
Page 40 - The Council established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, ruling, ordering and Governing of New England in America" and to them and their Successors grants all the lands, &c., Viz.
Page 45 - Bartholomew Fair, in the said place and county, on the other party : the one and thirtieth day of October, 1614, and in the twelfth year of the reign of our sovereign lord, JAMES, by the grace of God, King of England, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith ; and of Scotland the seven and fortieth.
Page 258 - TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said tract of land and all and singular other the premises hereby granted and released and every part and parcel thereof with their and every of their appurtenances...
Page 17 - I seized upon. They were all of one nation, but of several parts, and several families. This accident must be acknowledged the means, under God, of putting on foot and giving life to all our plantations.
Page 297 - THE PRESIDENT. 1. It shall be the duty of the President, and, in his absence, of the senior Vice-President...
Page 17 - I leveled at as the only want our nation met with in all their navigations along that coast. And having kept them full three years, I made them able to set me down what great rivers ran up into the land, what men of note were seated on them, what power they were of, how allied, what enemies they had,
Page 42 - All the frame of heaven moves upon one axis ; and the whole of New England interests seem designed to be loaden on one bottom, and her particular motions to be concentric to the Massachusetts tropic. You know who are wont to trot after the Bay horse.
Page 230 - He would frequently tell the gentlewoman his wife that he should yet be captain of a King's ship; that he should come to have the command of better men than he was now accounted himself; and that he should be owner of a fair brick-house in the Green-lane of North-Boston; and that, it may be, this would not be all that the providence of God would bring him to.
Page 258 - Harbour and soe to pass upp the same into the River of Newickewannock and through the same into the furthest head thereof and from thence Northwestward till One Hundred and Twenty Miles be finished and from...

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