Historical Sketches of Brookline, Mass

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author, 1874 - Brookline (Mass.) - 430 pages
 

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Page 79 - In that mansion used to be Free-hearted Hospitality ; His great fires up the chimney roared ; The stranger feasted at his board ; But, like the skeleton at the feast, That warning timepiece never ceased, " Forever — never ! Never — forever!
Page 298 - So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot unto his crown.
Page 254 - An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen : in all places where I record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee.
Page 80 - There, in that silent room below, The dead lay in his shroud of snow; And in the hush that followed the prayer, Was heard the old clock on the stair,— "Forever — never ! Never — forever...
Page 266 - I am the Resurrection, and the Life : he that believeth on Me, though he were dead, yet shall he live : and whosoever liveth and believeth in
Page 418 - The muffled drum's sad roll has beat The soldier's last tattoo; No more on life's parade shall meet That brave and fallen few. On fame's eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread, And glory guards, with solemn round, The bivouac of the dead.
Page 179 - TO God the Father, God the Son, And God the Spirit, three in one, Be honor, praise, and glory, given, By all on earth and all in heaven.
Page 68 - Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Page 254 - LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
Page 153 - It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.

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