A Documentary History of Chelsea: Including the Boston Precincts of Winnisimmet, Rumney Marsh, and Pullen Point, 1624-1824, Volume 2

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Massachusetts Historical Society, 1908 - Chelsea (Mass.)
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Page 687 - HARK! from the tombs a doleful sound! My ears attend the cry; " Ye living men, come view the ground, Where you must shortly lie. 2 " Princes, this clay must be your bed, In spite of all your towers; The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.
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Page 372 - Provisions contained in an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Fourth...
Page 121 - The frost was so great and continual this winter, that all the bay was frozen over, so much and so long, as the like, by the Indians...
Page 695 - Why should we tremble to convey Their bodies to the tomb ? There the dear flesh of Jesus lay, And left a long perfume. 4 The graves of all his saints he blest, And softened every bed ; Where should the dying members rest, But with their dying Head...
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Page 232 - And now may the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you perfect in every good work, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever.
Page 644 - On Thursday at firing the morning gun we were ordered to Plow'd Hill, where we lay all that day. I took my paper and ink along as you once desired I would, but found so much to do beside writing, that you had only a few lines manufactured (in the face of 18 battering cannon) on apile of timber intended for a Bomb-Proof, and just where you see the S&" a bullet from the Fowey disconcerted all my ideas, altho it did not come near me.
Page 537 - Independence be printed, and a coppy sent to the ministers of each parish, of every Denomination, within this State, and that they, severally, be required to read the same to their respective congregations, as soon as Divine service is ended, in the afternoon, on the first Lord's Day after they shall have received it...

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