Athol, Massachusetts, Past and Present

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The Author, 1899 - Athol (Mass.) - 448 pages
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Page 45 - GREAT is the Lord our God, And let his praise be great ; He makes his churches his abode, His most delightful seat. 2 These temples of his grace — How beautiful they stand ! The honors of our native place, And bulwarks of our land.
Page 21 - Winthrop ; and that the Inhabitants thereof be and hereby are invested with all the Powers, Privileges and Immunities which the Inhabitants of any of the Towns within this Province do, or by law ought to enjoy.
Page 123 - The riches of the commonwealth Are free, strong minds, and hearts of health ; And more to her than gold or grain, The cunning hand and cultured brain.
Page 95 - A weapon that comes down as still As snow-flakes fall upon the sod, But executes a freeman's will As lightning does the will of God ; And from its force nor doors nor locks Can shield you; — 'tis the ballot-box.
Page 352 - The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night.
Page 195 - But nothing is more estimable than a physician who, having studied nature from his youth, knows the properties of the human body, the diseases which assail it, the remedies which will benefit it, exercises his art with caution, and pays equal attention to the rich and the poor.
Page 12 - Worship or otherwise as the General Court shall Order; That Each Settler actually live on his Land within three years from his admission, build an House on his Land of eighteen feet square and Seven feet Stud at the least, and within the same Time do sufficiently fence in and till or fit for mowing Eight acres of Land. Each...
Page 40 - County of labourer, (or a transient person as the case may be) who has lately come into this town for the purpose of abiding therein, not having obtained the town's consent therefor...
Page 406 - Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men...
Page ix - Show me a man who cares no more for one place than another, and I will show you in that same person one who loves nothing but himself.

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