A History of the County of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

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J. & A. McMillan, 1876 - Yarmouth (N.S. : County) - 200 pages
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Page 181 - THERE is a land, of every land the pride, Beloved by heaven, o'er all the world beside...
Page 181 - Strews with fresh flowers the narrow way of life ; In the clear heaven of her delightful eye, An angel-guard of loves and graces lie ; Around her knees domestic duties meet, And fireside pleasures gambol at her feet. " Where shall that land, that spot of earth be found ?" Art thou a man ? — a patriot ? — look around ; Oh, thou shalt find, howe'er thy footsteps roam, That land thy country, and that spot thy home...
Page 28 - That one hundred Acres of Land be granted to every Person being Master or Mistress of a Family, for himself or herself, and fifty Acres for every white or black Man, Woman or Child, of which such Person's Family shall consist, at the actual Time of making the Grant...
Page 28 - Protestants, dissenting from the Church of England, whether they be Calvinists, Lutherans, Quakers, or under what denomination soever, shall have free liberty of conscience, and may erect and build meeting houses for public worship, and may choose and elect ministers...
Page 132 - Who spanned the streams ? tell me whose work they be, The busy marts where commerce ebbs and flows ? Who quelled the savage ? and who spared the tree That pleasant shelter o'er the pathway throws ? Who made the land they loved to blossom as the rose ? Who, in frail barques, the ocean surge defied, And trained the race that live upon the wave ? What shore so distant where they have not died ? In every sea they found a watery grave. Honour...
Page 145 - ... demands of any person or persons whatsoever. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty fourth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve.
Page 16 - The memory of the Red Man How can it pass away, While their names of music linger On each mount, and stream, and bay?
Page 17 - Mabou's river The boatman plies his oar, Or the billows burst in thunder On Chickaben's rock-girt shore. The memory of the Red Man, It lingers like a spell On many a storm-swept headland, On many a leafy dell; Where Tusket's thousand islets Like emeralds stud the deep; Where Blomidon, a sentry grim, His endless watch doth keep. It dwells around Catalone's blue lake, Mid leafy forests hid Round fair Discouse, and the rushing tides of the turbid Pisiquid.
Page 105 - And in a Sermon preached at Liverpool, Nov. 19, 1782; and in a Pamphlet entitled, The Antitraditionist, all being publications of Mr. Henry Alline, with some brief Reflections and Observations ; Also, a view of the ordination of the author of these books : together with a discourse on external order. ... Halifax.

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