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Page 45 - M sitting on the stile, Mary, where we sat side by side, • On a bright May morning long ago, when first you were my bride ; The corn was springing fresh and green and the lark sang loud and high, And the red was on your lip, Mary, and the lovelight in your eye.
Page 54 - O'er the hush'd deep the yellow beam he throws, Gilds the green wave, that trembles as it glows. On old ,Egina's rock, and Idra's isle, The god of gladness sheds his parting smile ; O'er his own regions lingering, loves to shine, Though there his altars are no more divine.
Page 46 - Are dying of love for her sake ! 'Tis a match that we all must approve, Let the gossips say all that they can ! For indeed she's a charming woman, And he's a most fortunate man.
Page 19 - He invested the city in 1745. There was a remarkable series of providences in the whole affair, and Mr. Pepperell ascribed his unparalleled success to the God of armies. The king, in reward for his services, conferred upon him the dignity of a baronet of Great Britain, an honor never before conferred on a native of New England. He died at his seat in Kittery, Maine, July 6, 1759, aged sixty-three years, leaving but one daughter, the wife of Colonel Nathaniel Sparhawk.
Page 46 - Tis a match that we all must approve, — Let gossips say all that they can! For indeed she's a charming woman, And he's a most fortunate man! Yes, indeed, she's a charming woman, And she reads both Latin and Greek, — And I'm told that she solved a problem In Euclid before she could speak! Had she been but a daughter of mine, I'd have taught her to...
Page 73 - ... at Trois-llets, Martinique, in June, 1763, died at Malmaison, near Paris, May 29, 1814. Her father derived his surname Pagerie from a family estate near Blois, whence he had emigrated to Martinique, to serve as a naval officer under the marquis de Beauharnais, then in command of that island. Her mother, Rose Claire des Verges de Sannois, belonged to a family which had likewise settled in the colonies.
Page 83 - XV, it embraces all styles. Its nave, foundations and crypt are Norman, of the most solid and massive character. The sixteen round unornamented and ponderous columns of the nave are majestic. The repose of eternity seems to sleep under their shadows. The ancient Anglo-Saxon phrase of 'God's house,
Page iii - Letters are from the correspondence of two Colonial Dames from the year 1890 to the year 1910. Having been privately printed, they are given to the Library of the Society of the Colonial Dames of America, in remembrance of days at home and abroad, during the two first decades of the Society, into which both ladies were received, in the year following its foundation.