Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of Westminster, Mass: Containing an Address by Hon. Charles Hudson ... a Poem by Mr. William S. Heywood ... and the Other Proceedings and Exercises Connected with the Occasion
Press of T.R. Marvin & Son, 1859 - Westminster (Mass.) - 127 pages
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Page 120 - And as the child when scaring sounds molest, Clings close and closer to the mother's breast; So the loud torrent and the whirlwind's roar But bound them to their native mountains more.
Page 40 - measures for the recovery of those inestimable rights and privileges wrested from us, and for securing those that remain; for we are sensible, that should we renounce our liberty, we should renounce the quality of men, the rights of humanity, and even our duty to
Page 6 - presented the Court with twentysix fathom of wampum, and the Court gave each of them a coat of two yards of cloth,
Page 7 - Province; and that the said lands be granted and disposed of to the persons, whether officers or soldiers, belonging to this Province, who were in the service of their country in the Narraganset war,
Page 6 - the west, called Wachusett, came into the Court, and, according to their former tender to the Governor, desired to be received under
Page 16 - A howling wilderness it was, where no man dwelt; the hideous yells of wolves, the shrieks of owls, the gobbling of turkeys, and the barking of foxes, was all the music we enjoyed; no friend to visit, no soul in the
Page 62 - that what lands any of the Indians, within this jurisdiction, have by possession, or improvement, by subduing the same, they have just right thereunto.
Page 48 - the lowest capacity may be able to determine his natural rights, and judge of the equitableness of the Constitution thereby." " And as to the Constitution itself, the following appears to us exceptionable, viz., the fifth article, which deprives a part of the human race of their natural rights on account of their color; which, in our opinion, no power on earth has a just right to do.
Page 7 - proceed to the choice of a Committee to regulate each propriety, who shall pass such orders and rules as will effectually oblige them to settle sixty families at least,