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The New Gloucester Centennial: September 7, 1874 (Classic Reprint)
T. H. Haskel
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Allen Benj Bennett block house bushel called Capt celebrate Centennial church citizens Committee of Safety Congress Convention County Court Deacon died early Enoch Fogg Eveleth Ezekiel Whitman Falmouth families fathers Fessenden Freeman Gentlemen Gloucester Harris Hill hills hogs honor hundred Indians influence Isaac Parsons Jabez James John Woodman Jonathan Jonathan Bennett Joseph Joseph Cross July labor ladies land laws liberty lived look March Massachusetts meeting house Megquier memory Merrill mill Moses Mother Nathaniel Eveleth native NELSON DINGLEY Nevins North Yarmouth occasion Peleg Chandler Peter Haskell Portland pound present Proprietary Province religious RESPONSE road Royal's River Sabbath Sam'l SAMUEL FESSENDEN Samuel Foxcroft Sarah Selectmen sentiment Sept settlers Shakers Society Stinchfield taxes Thee Thomas Timothy Little to-day town meeting town voted township Whitman widow wife WILLIAM PITT FESSENDEN William Widgery young
Page 52 - tis of thee, Sweet land of Liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims' pride, From every mountain side, Let freedom ring.
Page 116 - From all that dwell below the skies, Let the Creator's praise arise ; Let the Redeemer's name be sung, Through every land, by every tongue. 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord ; Eternal truth attends thy word : Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more.
Page 53 - Let music swell the breeze, And ring from all the trees Sweet freedom's song; Let mortal tongues awake ; Let all that breathe partake ; Let rocks their silence break, — The sound prolong. Our fathers...
Page 38 - Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings leaned to virtue's side; But in his duty, prompt at every call, He watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way.
Page 39 - I have nought that is fair?" saith he; "Have nought but the bearded grain? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, I will give them all back again." He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound them in his sheaves.
Page 78 - Walk about Zion, and go round about her : Tell the towers thereof. Mark ye well her bulwarks, Consider her palaces ; That ye may tell it to the generation following : For this God is our God for ever and ever : He will be our guide even unto death.
Page 47 - For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept ; line upon line, line upon line ; here a little, and there a little...
Page 17 - O'er lands that long in darkness lay, She visits fair Columbia, And sets her sons among the stars.
Page 40 - Tis sweet, as year by year we lose Friends out of sight, in faith to muse How grows in Paradise our store.