History of the Town of Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine: From Its Settlement to 1898

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George W. Walton
Maine Farmer Publishing Company, 1898 - Wayne (Me.) - 354 pages

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Page 1 - The hills are dearest which our childish feet Have climbed the earliest ; and the streams most sweet Are ever those at which our young lips drank, Stooped to their waters o'er the grassy bank.
Page 10 - To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General Court assembled.
Page 257 - Basks in the glare, or stems the tepid wave, And thanks his gods for all the good they gave. Such is the patriot's boast, where'er we roam, His first, best country, ever is at home.
Page 4 - ... within fifteen days. And of this Precept with your doings thereon, you are to make return into the Office of the Clerk of the town...
Page 248 - ... ships; she bringeth her food from afar. She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard. She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.
Page 242 - Wayne in 1872 and 1873, the duties of which office he discharged with credit to himself and to the satisfaction of the townsmen.
Page 259 - For a quarter of a century he has been a member of the city and county republican central committees and has served many times as chairman of both of these bodies.
Page 12 - Garland requiring him to notify and warn the inhabitants thereof qualified to vote in town affairs, to meet at such time and place as shall be expressed in said warrant, to choose all such officers as towns are by law required to choose in the month of March or April annually.
Page 53 - I was a perfect stranger, and had to make my own appointments, I preached almost every day, and had crowded assemblies to hear. After viewing the country, I thought the most proper place to form a circuit would be on the west side of the Kennebec.
Page 12 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled and by the Authority of the same, that the following described tract of land...

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