Woburn Records of Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Marriage Intentions, from 1640 to 1900, Part 5

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Andrews, Cutler, & Company, 1893 - Registers of births, etc
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Page 174 - England — being the first that ever was here; cut and done by the best Pattern that could be had, which being in some places defective it made the other less exact: yet doth it sufficiently shew the Scituation of the Country, and conveniently well the distance of Places...
Page 84 - The broadest and most far-sighted intellect is utterly unable to foresee the ultimate consequences of any great social change. Ask yourself, on all such occasions, if there be any element of right and wrong in the question, any principle of clear natural justice that turns the scale. If so, take your part with the perfect and abstract right, and trust God to see that it shall prove the expedient.
Page 135 - God wills so. Beautiful shoulders are those that bear Ceaseless burdens of homely care With patient grace and daily prayer. Beautiful lives are those that bless — Silent rivers of happiness, Whose hidden fountains but few may guess. Beautiful twilight, at set of sun, Beautiful goal, with race well won; Beautiful rest, with work well done.
Page 89 - Beautiful twilight, at set of sun, Beautiful goal, with race well won; Beautiful rest, with work well done. Beautiful graves, where grasses creep, Where brown leaves fall, where drifts lie deep Over worn-out hands — Oh!
Page 174 - The Doctrine of the Prince of Peace and his Servants, concerning the End of the Wicked...
Page 120 - He giveth his beloved sleep.' " Gone before us, O our brother, To the spirit land ! Vainly look we for another, In thy place to stand.
Page 178 - The proposed reprint was to contain about twenty sheets in octavo, to be printed on good paper and in a good character. The price to subscribers was half a dollar a book. Those who subscribed for six were to have a seventh gratis. The subscriptions were taken by John Draper in Cornhill, or at the printing office in Newbury Street, Boston, and also by " divers ministers and others in this and the neighboring governments," who were furnished with subscription papers for that purpose.
Page 178 - Pasted on the cover of the work is an advertisement, evidently of the eighteenth century, cut from a newspaper whose name and date were not preserved. It contains proposals for reprinting by subscription the entire work, the title page of which is given, with the running title of the book, followed by the paragraph taken from the preface of Mr. Prince's Chronological History, which we have already quoted in the Bibliography proper, page 182.
Page 175 - The whole number of persons in this country who have borne the surname of Burbeen has been, so far as discovered, only 19.
Page 94 - Nov. 2, 1829, Thomas Locke, belonging to Lexington, fell and was killed in Capt. Wm. Fox's barn; buried in Lexington.

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