History of the City of Belfast in the State of Maine: From Its First Settlement in 1770 to 1875, Volume 1

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Loring, Short, and Harmon, 1877 - Belfast (Me.) - 956 pages
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Page 791 - And the trumpet that sings of fame ; Not as the flying come, In silence and in fear, — They shook the depths of the desert gloom With their hymns of lofty cheer. Amidst the storm they sang, And the stars heard and the sea, And the sounding aisles of the dim woods rang To the anthem of the free ! The ocean eagle soared From his nest by the white wave's foam ; And the rocking pines of the forest roar'd — This was their welcome home...
Page 791 - When a band of exiles moor'd their bark On the wild New England shore. Not as the conqueror comes, They, the true-hearted, came ; Not with the roll of the stirring drums, And the trumpet that sings of fame; Not as the flying come, In silence and in fear; They shook the depths of the...
Page 521 - Shall one by one be gathered to thy side By those, who in their turn shall follow them.
Page 792 - LET children hear the mighty deeds Which God performed of old ; Which in our younger years we saw, And which our fathers told. 2 He bids us make his glories known, His works of power and grace ; And we'll convey his wonders down Through every rising race. 3 Our lips shall tell them to our sons, And they again to theirs, That generations yet unborn May teach them to their heirs. 4 Thus...
Page 791 - Not as the conqueror comes, They, the true-hearted, came, — Not with the roll of the stirring drums, And the trumpet that sings of fame ; Not as the flying come, In silence and in fear, — They shook the depths of the desert gloom With their hymns of lofty cheer. Amidst the storm they sang, And the stars heard, and the sea ; And the sounding aisles of the dim woods rang To the anthem of the free.
Page 6 - Before these fields were shorn and tilled, Full to the brim our rivers flowed ; The melody of waters filled The fresh and boundless wood ; And torrents dashed and rivulets played, And fountains spouted in the shade. Those grateful sounds are heard no more, The springs are silent in the sun ; The rivers, by the blackened shore, With lessening current run ; The realm our tribes are crushed to get May be a barren desert yet.
Page 254 - ... the shield of faith,- the helmet of salvation, the sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God.
Page 792 - What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the mine ? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war ? They sought a faith's pure shrine ! Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod; They have left unstained what there they found — Freedom to worship God.
Page 784 - That it be recommended to the people of the United States to assemble, on the twenty-second day of February next, in such numbers and manner as may be convenient, publicly to testify their grief for the death of General George Washington, by suitable eulogies, orations, and discourses, or by public prayers.
Page 63 - This map was undertaken with the approbation and at the request of the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, and is chiefly composed from draughts, charts, and actual surveys of different parts of His Majesty's Colonies and Plantations in America ; great part of which have been lately taken by their Lordships' orders, and transmitted to this office by the Governors of the said Colonies and others.

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