Historic Gleanings in Windham County, Connecticut

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Preston and Rounds Company, 1899 - Windham County (Conn.) - 254 pages

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Page 131 - Tis of the wave and not the rock; 'Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale ! In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In spite of false lights on the shore. Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee.
Page 104 - Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope for his mercy; to deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine.
Page 105 - If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, When men rose up against us : Then they had swallowed us up quick, When their wrath was kindled against us...
Page 85 - Fair was she and young, when in hope began the long journey ; Faded was she and old, when in disappointment it ended. Each succeeding year stole something away from her beauty, Leaving behind it, broader and deeper, the gloom and the shadow. Then there appeared and spread faint streaks of gray o'er her forehead.
Page 13 - Horses feet coming down the Road and this Cloud was a Cloud of dust made by the Horses...

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