The Cambridge of Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-six: A Picture of the City and Its Industries Fifty Years After Its Incorporation

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Riverside Press, 1896 - Cambridge (Mass.) - 424 pages
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Page 13 - Ring in the valiant man and free, The larger heart, the kindlier hand ; Ring out the darkness of the land, Ring in the Christ that is to be.
Page 8 - God's worship, and settled the civill government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity ; dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches when our present ministers shall lie in the dust. And as...
Page 45 - Phoebes, who have left their comfortable places to the Bridgets and Norahs, used to handle to good purpose ; and the brown, shaky old spinning-wheel, which was running, it may be, in the days when they were hanging the Salem witches. Under the dark and haunted garret were attic chambers which themselves had histories. On a pane in the northeastern chamber may be read these names: "John Tracy," "Robert Roberts," "Thomas Prince"; " Stultus,
Page 188 - ... it is therefore ordered that every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read, whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general...
Page 22 - Company, to send out their tea to America, subject to the payment of duties on its being landed here, is an open attempt to enforce the ministerial plan, and a violent attack upon the liberties of America.
Page 257 - School and of its Professors and Lecturers shall always be in conformity with the doctrine, ritual and order, discipline and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America as set forth in the Book of Common Prayer and the Canons of the said Church, and shall at all times embody and distinctly set forth the great doctrine of Justification by Faith alone in the Atonement and Righteousness of Christ, as taught in the
Page 44 - ... books ; but let us look at this one as I can reproduce it from memory. It has a flooring of laths with ridges of mortar squeezed up between them, which if you tread on you will go to — the Lord have mercy on you ! where will you go to ? the same being crossed by narrow bridges of boards, on which you may put your feet, but with fear and trembling. Above you and around you are beams and joists, on some of which you may see, when the light is...
Page 171 - Director, in which his physical proportions are measured, his strength tested, his heart and lungs examined, and information solicited concerning his general health and inherited tendencies. From the data thus procured, a special order of appropriate exercises is made out for each student, with specifications of the movements and apparatus which he may best use.
Page 3 - This is one of the neatest and best compacted towns in New England, having many fair structures, with many handsome contrived streets.

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