Reminiscences of Worcester from the Earliest Period, Historical and Genealogical: With Notices of Early Settlers and Prominent Citizens, and Descriptions of Old Landmarks and Ancient Dwellings ...

Front Cover
Tyler & Seagrave, 1877 - Worcester (Mass.) - 392 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 379 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 162 - ABC, then scolding, then flattering, then thwacking, calls for the pedagogue's attention. At length, his spirits all exhausted, down comes pedagogue from his throne, and walks out in awful solemnity through a cringing multitude. In the afternoon he passes through the same dreadful scenes, smokes his pipe and goes to bed. "The situation of the town is quite pleasant and the inhabitants sociable, generous and hospitable ; but the school is indeed a school of affliction.
Page 67 - As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away : So he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more. He shall return no more to his house, • Neither shall his place know him any more.
Page 361 - Then the elders of his city shall send and fetch him thence, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die. 13 Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent blood from Israel, that it may go well with thee.
Page 78 - Some of the Whigs were about to refuse to drink it, but Mr. Adams whispered to them to comply, saying, ' we shall have an opportunity to return the compliment.
Page 164 - Alexander's sepulchre he recollected that the Macedonian hero had conquered the world before his age. At one table sits Mr. Insipid, foppling and fluttering, spinning his whirligig, or playing with his fingers, as gaily and wittily as any Frenchified coxcomb brandishes his cane or rattles his snuffbox. At another, sits the polemical divine, plodding and wrangling in his mind about "Adam's fall, in which we sinned all,
Page 78 - As the host was about to resent the indignity, his wife calmed him and turned the laugh upon Mr. Adams by immediately exclaiming, "My dear! As the gentleman has been so kind as to drink to our King, let us by no means refuse in our turn to drink to his.
Page 12 - ... granting lots, and directing and ordering all matters of a prudential nature, until the place be settled with a sufficient number of inhabitants and persons...
Page 233 - May you live many years to enjoy the fruits of the services and sacrifices, the gallantry and valor of your earlier days, devoted to the cause of freedom and the rights of man; and may the bright examples of individual glory and of national happiness, which the history of America exhibits, illustrate to the world, the moral force of personal virtue, and the rich blessings of civil liberty in republican governments.

Bibliographic information