The Essex Antiquarian, Volume 11

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Sidney Perley
Essex Antiquarian, 1907 - Essex County (Mass.)
 

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Page 137 - When Freedom, from her mountain height, Unfurled her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there; She mingled with its gorgeous dyes The milky baldric of the skies, And striped its pure, celestial white With streakings of the morning light; Then, from his mansion in the sun, She called her eagle bearer down, And gave into his mighty hand, The symbol of her chosen land.
Page 137 - Flag of the free heart's hope and home, By angel hands to valor given, Thy stars have lit the welkin dome, And all thy hues were born in heaven! Forever float that standard sheet Where breathes the foe that falls before us, With Freedom's soil beneath our feet, And Freedom's banner streaming o'er us!
Page 137 - By angel hands to valor given ; Thy stars have lit the welkin dome, And all thy hues were born in heaven. Forever float that standard sheet ! Where breathes the foe but falls before us, With Freedom's soil beneath our feet, And Freedom's banner streaming o'er us!
Page 48 - He had never seen a fire-eater, and doubted if there existed a class endowed with that remarkable power. Off went Delaval to London and returned with Angelo in a post-chaise. Angelo exerted all his genius. Fire poured from his mouth and nostrils — fire which melted that iron nature, and sent it off cheerfully to poll for Delaval...
Page 38 - Mass. Soldiers and Sailors," pg. 741: "Sergeant, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's Co. of Minute-men, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service to April 27, 1775, 6 days; reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt.
Page 6 - ... Topffield my Kinfman Item I doe giue and bequeath vnto my Kinfman John wild Senior of Topffield tenn pounds wch he the sayd John wild hath in his hands of myne & doe order the bond I haue of him for it to be rendered up vnto him after my deceafe Item I doe giue vnto Robert Ames the sum of five pounds to be payd by my executrix within one yeare after my death Alfoe I giue vnto marke warner the Summ of five pound Alfoe I giue vnto Hanah Lampfon the summ of ten pounds to be payd by my executrix...
Page 96 - We have pumpkins at morning; and pumpkins at noon, If it were not for pumpkins we should be undone.
Page 48 - Delavals — the rake and humourist of about a century ago — was one time canvassing Andover. There was a voter there, as far as every appearance went, insensible to all temptation. Money — wine — place — flattery had no attractions for the Stoic. Sir Francis puzzled himself in endeavouring to discover the man's weak point. At last, he found it out. He had never seen a fire-eater, and doubted if there existed a class endowed with that remarkable power. Off went Delaval to London, and returned...
Page 6 - Lord senior to be my overfeers to fee that this my last will be pf ormed according to the true intent & meaneing thereof And it is my will and mynd that If my Kinfman John wild Junior depart this life before he come to age or before the fayd houfe & Land comes into his poffefion that then it be devided among the children of John wild senior vnleff the Sayd John leaue heires then to be vnto them In wittnes that this is my last will & testament I haue heervnto fett my hand the Sixt day of may in the...
Page 46 - The Yates book. William Yates and his descendants ; the history and genealogy of William Yates (1772-1868) of Greenwood, Me., and his wife, who was Martha Morgan, together with the line of her descent from Robert Morgan of Beverly.

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