Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

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Page 219 - And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.
Page 220 - And they shall hang upon him all the glory of his father's house, the offspring and the issue, all vessels of small quantity, from the vessels of cups even to all the vessels of flagons.
Page 220 - The words of the wise are as goads and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.
Page 318 - I hear a lion, in the lobby, roar ! Say, Mr. Speaker, shall we shut the door, And keep him out ; or shall we let him in, And see if we can get him out again* " I was for shutting the door and keeping the lion out.
Page 148 - Council to make and subscribe the Declaration mentioned in an Act of Parliament made in the 25th Year of the Reign of King Charles the second...
Page 292 - This statue of the Right Honorable WILLIAM PITT, Earl of Chatham, was erected as a public testimony of the grateful sense the Colony of New York retains of the many eminent services he rendered to America, particularly in promoting the repeal of the Stamp Act,
Page 220 - In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, shall the nail that is fastened in the sure place be removed, and be cut down, and fall; and the burden that was upon it shall be cut off: for the LORD hath spoken it.
Page 122 - ... possession of the House ; and to make report that they are correctly engrossed, which report shall be entered on the Journal.
Page 241 - As the fire began in the middle or second story, the records, books, papers, furniture, pictures of the kings and queens, &c., which were in the Council Chamber, the Chamber of the House of Representatives, and the apartments thereof in that story, were consumed, as were also the books and papers in the offices of the upper story. Those in the offices below were mostly saved.
Page 13 - Map of New England, Being the first that ever was here cut, and done by the best Pattern that could be had...

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