History of the City of Belfast in the State of Maine: From Its First Settlement in 1770 to 1875, Volume 2

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Loring, Short, and Harmon, 1913 - Belfast (Me.) - 956 pages

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Page xv - Who God doth late and early pray More of his grace than gifts to lend; And entertains the harmless day With a religious book or friend. This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise or fear to fall : Lord of himself, though not of lands, And, having nothing, yet hath all.
Page xv - LIFE How happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's will; Whose armor is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill!
Page 200 - The hills are dearest which our childish feet Have climbed the earliest ; and the streams most sweet Are ever those at which our young lips drank, Stooped to their waters o'er the grassy bank.
Page 23 - She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. She considereth a field, and buyeth it : with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
Page xiv - While ever zealous in the protection of his clients' rights and in presenting his side of the case to court or jury, he never forgot his dignity or his position as an officer of the court to the extent of entering into unseemly wrangles with the opposing lawyer." Mr. Williamson, at the time of his death, was the oldest living member of the Waldo Bar Association, and for many years had been its President. He was also President of its Library Association, to the establishment and support of which he...
Page 399 - I tell the patient his troubles, and what he thinks is his disease; and my explanation is the cure. If I succeed in correcting his errors, I change the fluids of the system and establish the truth, or health. The truth is the cure.
Page 200 - Commonwealth in the planting of trees, shrubs and vines, in the promotion of forest growth and culture, in the adornment of public and private grounds, places and ways, and in such other efforts and undertakings as shall be in harmony with the general character of a day so established.
Page 61 - Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.
Page xiii - Judge Williamson states in his Preface, " its purpose is to give the full title of every book, pamphlet and reputable magazine article at any time printed in or having reference to Maine, and also all of which the authors were at the time of writing or publishing residents within the State. The exceptions are chiefly public, municipal and legal reports, and pamphlets which relate to organizations not of an historical, literary, charitable or religious character. Although many of the best literary...

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