A History of Rehoboth, Massachusetts: Its History for 275 Years, 1643-1918, in which is Incorporated the Vital Parts of the Original History of the Town

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The author, 1918 - Rehoboth (Mass.) - 417 pages
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Page 263 - When but an idle boy, I sought its grateful shade; In all their gushing joy, Here, too, my sisters played. My mother kissed me here; My father pressed my hand — Forgive this foolish tear, But let that old oak stand ! My heart-strings round thee cling Close as thy bark, old friend ! Here shall the wild-bird sing, And still thy branches bend. Old tree, the storm still brave ! And, woodman, leave the spot; — While I've a hand to save, Thy axe shall harm it not.
Page 82 - Great captain, you have killed Philip, and conquered his country. For I believe that I and my company are the last that war against the English, so suppose the war is ended by your means, and therefore these things belong unto you.
Page 281 - This life's a dream, an empty show ; But the bright world, to which I go, Hath joys substantial and sincere : When shall I wake and find me there ! 3 O glorious hour!
Page 78 - When sentence of death was passed upon him, he observed " that he liked it well, for he should die before his heart was soft, or he had spoken anything unworthy of himself.
Page 287 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 46 - All the days of my appointed time will I wait till my change come.
Page 12 - Whereas Mr. Roger Williams, one of the elders of the church of Salem, hath broached and divulged divers new and dangerous opinions against the authority of magistrates, as also writ letters of defamation both of the magistrates and churches...
Page 6 - Blackstons point on part whereof his then dwelling house stood ; after which purchase the Town laid out a place for a trayning field ; which ever since and now is used for that purpose, and for the feeding of cattell : Robert Walker, and William Lytherland farther Testify that Mr.
Page 12 - ... it is therefore ordered, that the said Mr. Williams shall depart out of this jurisdiction within six weeks now next ensuing...
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