The history of Norway [Me.]: comprising a minute account of its first settlement, town officers, interspersed with historical sketches, narrative and anecdote

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The author, 1852 - Norway (Me.) - 215 pages
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Page 162 - Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law, Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw : Some livelier plaything gives his youth delight, A little louder, but as empty quite...
Page 166 - Let both grow together until the harvest : and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
Page 87 - Nevertheless, I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love. Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
Page 61 - For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.
Page 94 - But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him; for the Lord seeth not as man seeth ; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.
Page 25 - Ye living men, come view the ground, "Where you must shortly lie. 2 Princes, this clay must be your bed, In spite of all your towers! The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.
Page 17 - Benjamin Witt came down with Capt. Rust subsequent to the erection of the mills, and was the first blacksmith that ever hammered iron in what is now called Norway. Phinehas Whitney, about this time, commenced on the hill westerly of Lemuel Shed, on the Waterford plantation, and came from Harvard, Mass. He was a soldier in the revolutionary war, and was in the battle of Bunker Hill, and Amos Upton was likewise in that memorable battle ; they were both pensioners, and also Lemuel Shed, Darius Holt,...
Page 37 - WITH songs and honors sounding loud, Address the Lord on high ; Over the heavens he spreads his cloud, And waters veil the sky. 2 He sends his showers of blessings down, To cheer the plains below ; He makes the grass the mountains crown. And corn in valleys grow. 3 His steady counsels change the face Of the declining year ; He bids the sun cut short his race, And wintry days appear.
Page 73 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation; and I do solemnly engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States.
Page 77 - Brighton, requiring him to notify and warn the inhabitants thereof to meet at such convenient time and place as shall be expressed in...

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