The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 36

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The Society, 1882 - New England
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.
 

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Page 136 - When even at last the solemn hour shall come, And wing my mystic flight to future worlds, I cheerful will obey; there, with new powers, Will rising wonders sing. I cannot go Where universal love not smiles around, Sustaining all yon orbs, and all their suns; From seeming evil still educing good, And better thence again, and better still, In infinite progression.
Page 216 - What wondrous life is this I lead! Ripe apples drop about my head; The luscious clusters of the vine Upon my mouth do crush their wine; The nectarine, and curious peach, Into my hands themselves do reach; Stumbling on melons, as I pass, Insnared with flowers, I fall on grass.
Page 107 - Report to the Legislature of Massachusetts relating to the Registry and Return of Births, Marriages, and Deaths in the Commonwealth. For the Year Ending December 31, 1881. Prepared under the Direction of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
Page 177 - ... considering what manner of men are for the most part put into these offices, it is perhaps very well that they are generally kept in ignorance.
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Page 16 - Resolved, — That the secretary be instructed to transmit a copy of these resolutions to the family of...
Page 181 - ... 5. We have also ordained: if the hundred pursue a track into another hundred, that notice be given to the hundredman, and that he then go with them. If he neglect this, let him pay thirty shillings to the king. 6. If any one flinch from justice and escape, let him who held him to answer for the offence pay the "angylde.
Page 108 - PURPLE (EDWIN R.). Contributions to the History of Ancient Families of New Amsterdam and New York.
Page 14 - Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions be sent by the Secretary to the family, and published in the daily papers and medical journals.
Page 272 - ... remarkable to be suppressed ; it was a brass ring, resembling a dog's collar, but without any opening, and soldered fast round his neck, so loose as to form no impediment to his breathing, yet so tight as to be incapable of being removed, excepting by the use of the file. On this singular gorget was engraved, in Saxon characters, an inscription of the following purport : — " Gurth, the son of Beowulph, is the born thrall of Cedric of Rotherwood.

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