History and Description of New England. New Hampshire

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Page 680 - Lo, the poor Indian, whose untutored mind Sees God in clouds, and hears Him in the wind...
Page 697 - If thou art worn and hard beset With sorrows, that thou wouldst forget, If thou wouldst read a lesson, that will keep Thy heart from fainting and thy soul from sleep, Go to the woods and hills! — No tears Dim the sweet look that Nature wears.
Page 391 - ... from the northwest angle of Nova Scotia, viz., that angle which is formed by a line drawn due north from the source of St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean, to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River; thence down along the middle of that river to the forty-fifth degree of north latitude...
Page 479 - Hard lot of mine! my days are cast Among the sons of strife, Whose never-ceasing quarrels waste My golden hours of life. 3 Oh might I fly to change my place, How would I choose to dwell In some wide, lonesome wilderness, And leave these gates of hell!
Page 402 - Hearken to the words of your father. I am an old oak, that has withstood the storms of more than a hundred winters. Leaves and branches have been stripped from me by the winds and frosts, — my eyes are dim, — my limbs totter, — I must soon fall ! But when young and sturdy, when my bow no young man of the Pennacooks could...
Page 406 - A curse upon ye, white men. May the Great Spirit curse ye when he speaks in the clouds, and his words are fire! Chocorua had a son— and ye killed him while the sky looked bright! Lightning blast your crops!
Page 594 - ... anxious to improve this melancholy event, for the awakening of those of his hearers, who were exposed to the like disaster...
Page 680 - ... the bottom. They had neither cloud nor wind on the top, and moderate heat. All the country about him seemed a level, except here and there a hill rising above the rest, but far beneath them.
Page 394 - Pleas, with its circuit justices and side judges, there are now the Supreme Judicial Court, consisting of a chief justice and four associates, and the Court of Common Pleas, composed of a chief justice and two associates; the justices of the Supreme Court being ex...
Page 681 - The geological features of Mount Washington possess but little interest, the rocks in place consisting of a coarse variety of mica slate, passing into gneiss, which contains a few crystals of black tourmaline and quartz. The cone of the mountain and its summit are covered with myriads of angular and flat blocks and slabs of mica slate, piled in confusion one upon the other. They are identical in nature with the rocks in place, and bear no marks of transportation or abrasion by the action of water.

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