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History of the Town of Shirley, Massachusetts: From Its Early Settlement to ...
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Abigail Alstead April April 19 April 26 Ayer became Benjamin Betsey born at Shirley Boston Cambridge Caroline Charles Charlestown child church committee Covington Daniel daughter David death died early Edgarton eight children Eliza Elizabeth Ellen farm father Fitchburg five children four children Francis George Groton Hannah Harriet Harvard Hazen Henry James Jane John Jonas Jonathan Joseph Joshua Longley July July 15 July 22 July 30 June June 16 June 27 Lancaster Langdon Leominster lived Longley Lucy Lunenburg Lydia March 17 March 24 Maria married Martha Mass meeting-house mill Nashua Oliver parish Parker Pepperell Peterboro Phinehas records removed Sally Samuel Sarah Sawtell selectmen Sept settled seven children Shakers Shirley six children Thomas Whitney three children town Townsend twice voted Walker Watertown widow wife Willard William Worcester
Page 138 - How sleep the brave who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung ; By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! ODE TO MERCY.
Page 675 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me ; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me : because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Page 84 - That all petitions, memorials, resolutions, propositions or papers, relating in any way, or to any extent whatever, to the subject of slavery, or the abolition of slavery, shall, without being either printed or referred, be laid upon the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon.
Page 212 - Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus Christ, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant...
Page 138 - Like the vase in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Page 280 - Now of the things which we have spoken, this is the sum ; We have such an high priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, a minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man.
Page 283 - For after that, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
Page 85 - Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing resolutions to each of the Executives of the States of Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, and Kentucky, and to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress from this State And it was Resolved, To concur in passing said resolutions.