The Centennial of Castine: An Account of the Exercises at the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town, July 9th, 1896
Town library, 1896 - Castine (Me.) - 67 pages
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100 years old Adams American ANCIENT FIRE-ENGINE Bagaduce Ball Baron beautiful British Brooksville brought to Castine Capt Castine then Penobscot centennial day Chair formerly belonging Church committee Curtis Stevens Daniel Johnston dear Dyce's Head E. E. Philbrook Elisha ELISHA DYER Elisha Perkins England Primer eyes F. W. Foster flag fleet Fred Jones French G. A. Wheeler G. H. Witherle G. W. Perkins George greet Hale harbor hearts honor hundred incorporation Indian inhabitants Isaac Allerton J. P. Cushman John F John Perkins JOHN PERKINS HOUSE Joseph Perkins land literary exercises lives Lord Lucy Maine Majabagaduce Massachusetts Miss native Noah Brooks officer old Castine past patriotic peninsula Penobscot River Pentagoet Pewter pitcher porringer Portrait residents S. T. Noyes sail Samuel scene Selden Connor ship shores spot squadron thou thought town of Castine Whitney Whitney Family William Castine William Hutchings
Page 21 - Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God. Thou turnest man to destruction ; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.
Page 22 - Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us, and the years wherein we have seen evil.
Page 22 - I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts ; and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people : 11 And they shall not teach every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord : for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest. 12 For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.
Page 22 - NOT ACCORDING TO THE COVENANT THAT I MADE WITH THEIR FATHERS IN THE DAY WHEN I TOOK THEM BY THE HAND TO LEAD THEM OUT OF THE LAND OF EGYPT; BECAUSE THEY CONTINUED NOT IN MY CONVENANT, AND I REGARDED THEM NOT, SAITH THE LORD.
Page 20 - THERE is a land, of every land the pride, Beloved by Heaven o'er all the world beside ; Where brighter suns dispense serener light, And milder moons emparadise the night ; — There is a spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest...
Page 22 - For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
Page 22 - Let thy work appear unto thy servants, and thy glory unto their children. And let the beauty of the Lord our God be upon us : and establish thou the work of our hands upon us : yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.
Page 12 - This guest of summer, The temple-haunting martlet, does approve By his loved mansionry that the heaven's breath Smells wooingly here : no jutty,* frieze, Buttress, nor coign* of vantage, but this bird Hath made his pendent bed and procreant cradle : Where they most breed and haunt, I have observed...