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 265 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
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 261 - ... The author has gathered from many sources the scattered facts relating to the career of Mary Dyer and woven them into a detailed narrative, so that the tragic story of her life is now for the first time adequately told. By adding a brief but comprehensive sketch of the manner and sentiments of her times he has furnished a background or framework for his subject which adds much to the...
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...
Page 255 - Mr. Samuel Greene Arnold in his history of Rhode Island has brought together all the extant materials. He brings out more clearly than any previous writer the distinct threads of the previous settlements.

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