Origins in Williamstown

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894 - Fort Massachusetts - 631 pages
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Page 213 - How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung ; By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall a while repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! ODE TO MERCY.
Page 477 - Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me...
Page 47 - He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered ? Which removeth the mountains, and they know not: which overturneth them in his anger.
Page 1 - Merrimac River, at three miles distance, on the north side thereof, beginning at the Atlantic Ocean and ending at a point due north of a place called Pautucket Falls, and by a straight line drawn from thence due west...
Page 69 - My sentence is for open war : of wiles, More unexpert, I boast not : them let those Contrive who need, or when they need, not now...
Page 47 - Which alone spreadeth out the heavens, And treadeth upon the waves of the sea, Which maketh Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, And the chambers of the south.1 Which doeth great things past finding out ; Yea, and wonders without number.
Page 492 - ... my bonds and notes shall be appropriated towards the support and maintenance of a Free School, in a township west of Fort Massachusetts, commonly called the West Township, forever ; provided, the said township...
Page 1 - Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
Page 249 - Service, according to military Rules and Discipline, pursuant to the Trust reposed in You. Given under my Hand and Seal at Arms at Boston, the eleventh day of February. In the twenty-seventh year of the Reign of His Majesty, King George the Second, Annoq Domini, 1754.
Page 249 - Captain, and you are yourself to observe and follow such Orders and Instructions as you shall from Time to Time receive from me or...

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