The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volumes 7-8

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W. Abbatt., 1908 - History

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Page 288 - The muffled drum's sad roll has beat The soldier's last tattoo; No more on life's parade shall meet The brave, the fallen few; On Fame's eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread, And Glory guards, with solemn round, The bivouac of the dead.
Page 322 - That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.
Page 288 - fallen few; On Fame's eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread, And Glory guards, with solemn round, The bivouac of the dead. Rest on, embalmed and sainted dead! Dear as the blood ye gave. No impious footstep here shall tread The herbage of your grave. Nor shall your glory be forgot While Fame her record keeps, Or Honor points the hallowed spot Where Valor proudly sleeps.
Page 31 - have made a nation. (Loud cheers.) We may anticipate with certainty the success of the Southern States so far as regards their separation from the North. I cannot but believe that that event is as certain as any event yet future and contingent can be.
Page 26 - of the government of the United States ought to be at some convenient place on the east bank of the river Susquehanna, in the State of Pennsylvania; and that until the necessary buildings be erected for the purpose, the seat of government ought to continue at the city of New York.
Page 133 - As near beauteous Boston lying On a gently swelling flood, Without jack or pennant flying, Three ill-fated tea-ships rode, Just as glorious Sol was setting, On the wharf a numerous crew, Sons of Freedom, fear forgetting, Suddenly appeared in view. O'er their heads in lofty mid-sky Three bright angels there were
Page 89 - report of the battle—" a piece of dry oak land rising about ten feet above the level of a marshy prairie in front, toward the Prophet's Town, and nearly twice that height above a similar prairie in the rear, through which and near to this bank ran a small stream
Page 307 - remained here, who was an original proprietor in the township of Braintree, incorporated in the year 1639. This stone and several others have been placed in this yard by a greatgreat-grandson from a veneration of the piety, humility, simplicity, prudence, patience, temperance, frugality, industry and perseverance of his ancestors in hopes of recommending an imitation of their virtues to
Page 373 - asses have you shown, And ye shall share an ass's fate, and drudge for WASHINGTON ! Your dark, unfathom'd councils our weakest heads defeat, Our children rout your armies, our boats destroy your fleet, And to complete the dire disgrace, coop'd up within a town,* You live, the scorn of all our hosts, the slaves of WASHINGTON ! Great
Page 116 - When a rider came out from the darkness That hung over mountain and tree, And shouted, " Boys, up and be ready, For Sherman will march to the sea." NOTES AND QUERIES. PIKE'S DOCUMENTS An important discovery was made in the City of Mexico, in December, by Herbert E. Beeton, of the Carnegie Institute, Washington. The twenty-one documents which the Spanish soldiers took from Lieutenant

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