The Worcester Magazine and Historical Journal: Containing Topographical and Historical Sketches of the Towns of Shrewsbury, Sterling, Leicester, Northborough, West Boylston, Paxton, Lancaster, and Other Paper Illustrating the Past and Present Condition of the County of Worcester, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
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Page 170 - THE breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast ; And the woods, against a stormy sky, Their giant branches tossed ; And the heavy night hung dark, The hills and waters o'er, When a band of exiles moored their bark On the wild New England shore.
Page 260 - Every man of an immense crowded audience appeared to me to go away as I did, ready to take arms against Writs of Assistance. Then and there, was the first scene of the first act of opposition to the arbitrary claims of Great Britain. Then and there, the child Independence was born.
Page 305 - The sea, the blue lone sea, hath one, He lies where pearls lie deep : He was the loved of all, yet none O'er his low bed may weep.
Page 96 - Say to the court, it glows And shines like rotten wood; Say to the church, it shows What's good, and doth no good: If church and court reply, Then give them both the lie. Tell potentates, they live Acting by others' action; Not loved unless they give, Not strong but by a faction: If potentates reply, Give potentates the lie.
Page 10 - If he who makes two blades of grass grow where but one grew before...
Page 237 - Yet more, the Depths have more! — What wealth untold Far down, and shining through their stillness lies! Thou hast the starry gems, the burning gold, Won from ten thousand royal Argosies.
Page 237 - Sea-weed o'ergrown the halls of revelry ! Dash o'er them, Ocean ! in thy scornful play, Man yields them to decay ! Yet more ! the Billows and the Depths have more ! High hearts and brave are gathered to thy breast ! They hear not now the booming waters roar, — The battle-thunders will not break their rest.
Page 215 - Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus Christ, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant...
Page 334 - Blessed are the peace makers : for they shall be called the children of God, Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake : for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.