The Centennial Celebration of the Incorporation of Waldoboro', Maine, July 4, 1873

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G. Bliss, 1873 - Waldoboro (Me.) - 52 pages
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Page 17 - The voice at midnight came; He started up to hear ; A mortal arrow pierced his frame — He fell, but felt no fear.
Page 19 - See, from his head, his hands, his feet, Sorrow and love flow mingled down : Did e'er such love and sorrow meet, Or thorns compose so rich a crown ? 4 Were the whole realm of nature mine, That were a present far too small; Love so amazing, so divine, Demands my soul, my life, my all.
Page 51 - A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty, Is worth a whole eternity in bondage.
Page 29 - Some idea of the extent of the procession may be formed from the statement, that it took forty minutes to pass the St Nicholas hotel.
Page 7 - ... saith the Lord of hosts. The glory of this latter house shall he greater than of the former, saith the Lord of hosts. And in this place will I give peace, saith the Lord of hosts." — Hag. ii. 6-9. The prophecies of Zechariah tended to the same objects as those of Haggai ; and in consequence of their forcible representations, the building of the temple was resumed with rekindled zeal. To this resumption of the work, after so long a suspension, the Samaritans succeeded in drawing the attention...
Page 20 - Blest be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love: The fellowship of kindred minds is like to that above. When we are called to part, it gives us inward pain; But we shall still be joined in heart, and hope to meet again.
Page 27 - By railroads, steamers, stages, and other available conveyances, crowds of visitors came into the city to join in the festivities of the day ; the movements of those seeking favorable points for viewing the procession, of the different companies, schools, and societies, marching to the rendezvous appointed for its various divisions, the reception of companies from other towns, the music by the almost ubiquitous Bands, the beautifully decorated buildings, and the flags waving everywhere in the bright...
Page 38 - river, yet we are under the necessity of concluding that " it must have been as early as the present year. The ': harbours, headlands and rivers had rendered this section " uncommonly attractive to Europeans ; the remains of " chimnies and vestiges of dwelling-places were strongly " marked with antiquity, and it is said that there are, only " seven years after this, 'eighty-four families besides fish" ermen dwelling upon the shores of this region.
Page 38 - Some attempt to settle a colony in the vicinity of New " Castle were made by the Dutch in 1625, and even at " the early period of 1607, but without effect.
Page 52 - His remains were followed to the grave by a large circle .of mourning relatives and friends.

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