The Worcester Magazine: Devoted to Good Citizenship and Municipal Development, Volume 6

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Chamber of Commerce, 1903 - Worcester (Mass.)
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Page 137 - Tennessee has been running free, and we brings him home from his wandering." He paused and picked up a fragment of quartz, rubbed it thoughtfully on his sleeve and went on: "It ain't the first time that I've packed him on my back, as you see'd me now.
Page 9 - But we've a page, more glowing and more bright, On which our friendship and our love to write; That these may never from the soul depart, We trust them to the memory of the heart. There is no dimming, no effacement there; Each new pulsation keeps the record clear; Warm, golden letters all the tablet fill, Nor lose their lustre till the heart stands still.
Page 28 - Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I.
Page 37 - Hawkweed and groundsel's fanning downs Unruffled keep their seedy crowns; And in the oven-heated air, Not one light thing is floating there, Save that to the earnest eye, The restless heat seems twittering by.
Page 84 - ... that you use your utmost ability to obtain constitutional redress. '2. That you use your influence to obtain a law to put an end to that unchristian and impolitic practice of making slaves of the human species...
Page 151 - He had a strong common sense, like that which Rose Flammock, the weaver's daughter, in Scott's romance, commends in her father, as resembling a yardstick, which, whilst it measures dowlas and diaper, can equally well measure tapestry and cloth of gold.
Page 8 - ... in 1862 ; George W. Prouty one for the Fifty-first Regiment, MVM, in 1862, and Augustus Ford one for the Forty-second Regiment, MVM, in 1864. These companies served in the armies of the "Union" in the following states : Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Arkansas. All these companies, until mustered out by expiration of term of service, gave the Worcester Light Infantry a record of furnishing more than 600 officers and men for the armies of the United States....
Page 6 - Quoddy Head, the Boxer took us in tow. It was agreed that when we were about to enter the mouth of the river, two or three guns should be fired over us to have the appearance of trying to stop us, should any idle folks be looking on.
Page 107 - T is now far spent ; and the meridian sun, Most sweetly smiling with attemper'd beams, Sheds gently down a mild and grateful warmth. Beneath its yellow lustre, groves and woods, Checker'd by one night's frost with various hues, While yet no wind has swept a leaf away, Shine doubly rich. It were a sad delight Down the smooth stream to glide, and see it tinged Upon each brink with all the gorgeous hues, The yellow, red, or...
Page 143 - NOVEMBER'S sky is chill and drear, November's leaf is red and sere. Late, gazing down the steepy linn That hems our little garden in, Low in its dark and narrow glen, You scarce the rivulet might ken, So thick the tangled greenwood grew, So feeble...

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