Cape Cod Magazine: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Cape Cod Interests, Volume 1

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Cape Cod Publishing Company, 1915 - Cape Cod (Mass.)
 

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Page 44 - Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt.
Page 5 - A certain man, to justify himself for neglecting to love God with all his heart and his neighbor as himself...
Page 11 - What had she in those dreary hours, Within her ice-rimmed bay, In common with the wild-wood flowers, The first sweet smiles of May? Yet, " God be praised ! " the Pilgrim said, Who saw the blossoms peer Above the brown leaves, dry and dead, " Behold our Mayflower here ! " " God wills it : here our rest shall be, Our years of wandering o'er, For us the Mayflower of the sea Shall spread her sails no more.
Page 17 - Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God and of one another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic...
Page 18 - And voice in dreams I see and hear, — The sweetest woman ever Fate Perverse denied a household mate, Who, lonely, homeless, not the less Found peace in love's unselfishness...
Page 33 - Offers rooms with hot and cold water for $1.00 per day and up, which includes free use of public shower baths. Nothing to equal this in New England. Rooms with private baths for $1.50 per day and up; suites of two rooms and bath for $4.00 per day and up.
Page 37 - Bay and Barnstable Bay, whereby the Hazardous Navigation round Cape Cod, both on account of the shoals and enemy, may be prevented, and a safe communication between this colony and the southern colonies be so far secured, Resolved, That James Bowdoin and William Sever, Esqrs., with such as the Hon. House shall join, or the major part of them, be a committee to repair to the town of Sandwich, and view the premises, and report whether the cutting of a canal as aforesaid be practicable or not.
Page 35 - I have been young, and now am old, and I solemnly say, I have never known a man whose love of his country was more ardent or sincere ; never one who suffered so much ; never one, whose services for any ten years of his life, were so important and essential to the cause of his country, as those of Mr. Otis, from 1760 to 1770."* Language equally strong was used by the * Letters to the late W.
Page 18 - Shut in from all the world without, We sat the clean-winged hearth about ; Content to let the north wind roar In baffled rage at pane and door, While the red logs before us beat The frost-line back with tropic heat ; And ever, when a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it passed, The merrier up its roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed.
Page 19 - And now, Priscilla, how will thee cook for thy family and finds thee has no kettle?' And the Quakeress answered,' George, that God who hears the ravens when they cry will provide for them. I trust in that God and verily believe the time will come when thy necessity will be greater than mine.

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