The Essex Antiquarian, Volume 9

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Sidney Perley
Essex Antiquarian, 1905 - Local history
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Page 24 - I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith ; henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me in that day.
Page 87 - seem to frown If you peer too hard through the open door, Sheltered the regicide judges three, When the royal sheriffs were after them, And a queer old villager once I met Who says in the cellar they're living yet. I love to think of old Ipswich town, Harry Main, you have heard the tale, lived there,
Page 141 - of the love of God bloomed white in all the ways; And I want to hear their music from the old-time meetin's rise, Till " I can read my title clear to mansions in the skies." We never needed singin
Page 23 - a nobler, truer, and warmer spirit than John Eliot never lived. And taking the state of the country, the narrowness of the means, the rudeness of the age, into consideration, the history of the Christian church does not contain an example of resolute, untiring, successful labor, superior to that of translating the entire scriptures into the language of the native tribes of Massachusetts.
Page 23 - rudeness of the age, into consideration, the history of the Christian church does not contain an example of resolute, untiring, successful labor, superior to that of translating the entire scriptures into the language of the native tribes of Massachusetts.
Page 86 - I love to think of old Ipswich town,— Old Ipswich town in the east countree,— Whence on the tide you can float down Through the long salt grass to the wailing sea, And lie all day on the glassy beach, And learn the lesson the green waves teach. Till at sunset, from surf and seaweed brown, You are pulling back to Ipswich town.
Page 87 - They chained him there for a thousand years, As the sea rolls up to shovel it back ; So when the sea cries the goodwives say, "Harry Main growls at his work today." I love to think of old Ipswich town;
Page 24 - The Foundations, Effects, and distinguishing Properties of a good and bad hope of Salvation, with Motives to excite all to labor and pray, that they may obtain a well-grounded hope, and some directions how to obtain it. Considered in a sermon, the substance of which was delivered at the evening lecture at the new North Church in Boston on Tuesday June 8, 1742.
Page 167 - Went over the well known house of English near the neck gate. The cellars are completely finished. The stone wall is built of as large stones as are now in use, which contradicts the opinion that they generally built of small stones of choice, at that age. There is a hearth,
Page 153 - was two or three miles from Nahant) when Thomas Dexter had bought Nahant of him for a futt • of Cloths, the faid Black will Afked me what I would giue him for the Land my houfe

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