History of Dracut, Massachusetts: Called by the Indians Augumtoocooke and Before Incorporation, the Wildernesse North of the Merrimac. First Permanment Settlement in 1669 and Incorporated as a Town in 1701

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Press of the Courier-Citizen Company, 1922 - Dracut (Mass.) - 433 pages
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The history of Dracut is more than interesting. It is part of the history of my descendents which lends to a connected recogintion which was heretofore unknown. I have only just begun to read and have found several connections, which makes this an invaluable read. Mrs Hughes

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Page 279 - She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.
Page 411 - Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon in front of them Volley'd and thunder'd; Storm'd at with shot and shell, Boldly they rode and well, Into the jaws of Death, Into the mouth of hell Rode the six hundred. Flash'd all their sabres bare, Flash'd as they turn'd in air Sabring the gunners there, Charging an army, while All the world wonder'd. Plunged in the battery-smoke Right thro' the line they broke; Cossack and Russian Reel'd from the sabre-stroke Shatter'd and sunder'd.
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Page 125 - It was twelve by the village clock When he crossed the bridge into Medford town. He heard the crowing of the cock, And the barking of the farmer's dog, And felt the damp of the river fog, That rises after the sun goes down.
Page 45 - Sirs: You have been pleased for years past in your • abundant love to apply yourselves particularly unto me and my people to exhort, press and persuade us to pray to God. I am very thankful to you for your pains. I must acknowledge...
Page 411 - Shattered and sundered. Then they rode back, but not — Not the six hundred. Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon behind them Volleyed and thundered. Stormed at with shot and shell, While horse and hero fell...
Page 115 - Lay in the fruitful valley. Vast meadows stretched to the eastward, Giving the village its name, and pasture to flocks without number. Dikes, that the hands of the farmers had raised with...

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