Proceedings of the Brookline Historical Society at the Annual Meeting

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Page 34 - Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens...
Page 89 - Jesus can make a dying bed Feel soft as downy pillows are, While on his breast I lean my head, And breathe my life out sweetly there.
Page 38 - ... and have complied with the provisions of the statutes of this commonwealth in such case made and provided...
Page 42 - Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Page xxix - If the British march By land or sea from the town tonight, Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch Of the North Church tower as a signal light...
Page 2 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now so you must be, Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 34 - And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment ; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great : ye shall not be afraid of the face of man ; for the judgment is God's : and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
Page xlvi - So through the night rode Paul Revere ; And so through the night went his cry of alarm To every Middlesex village and farm, — A cry of defiance and not of fear, A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door, And a word that shall echo forevermore...
Page 2 - God that lifts our comforts high, Or sinks them in the grave ; He gives, and blessed be his name, He takes but what He gave. 4 Peace, all our angry passions then, Let each rebellious...
Page xxx - Conant and some other gentlemen, that if the British went out by water, we would show two lanthorns in the North Church steeple and if by land, one as a signal; for we were apprehensive it would be difficult to cross the Charles River, or get over Boston Neck.

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