Mattapoisett and Old Rochester, Massachusetts: Being a History of These Towns and Also in Part of Marion and a Portion of Wareham

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Grafton Press, 1907 - Mattapoisett (Mass.) - 424 pages
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Page 282 - Amidst the storm they sang, And the stars heard and the sea ; And the sounding aisles of the dim woods rang To the anthem of the free.
Page x - But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.
Page 272 - Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly ; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind : neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock. And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
Page 16 - ... men standing up made the next; and then all the rabble in a confused crew surrounded on the outside. Then the chief Captain stepped in between the rings and the fire, with a spear in one hand and a hatchet in the other, danced round the fire, and began to fight with it, making mention of all the several nations and companies of Indians in the country that were enemies to the English. And, at naming of every particular tribe of Indians, he would draw out and fight a new fire-brand, and at his...
Page 200 - And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.
Page 18 - Guard stepped up to Mr. Church and told him they were making Soldiers for him, and what they had been doing was all one Swearing of them and having in that manner engaged all the lusty stout men.
Page 87 - Churches, he was much imployed in Ecclesiastical Councils, and having spent his Days and his Strength in the Work of his Lord and Master, Finished his Course with Joy and departed this life Octobr ye 26, 1768, in the 84th year of his age and 58th of his ministry.
Page 193 - God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build them up, and give them, an inheritance among them that are sanctified.
Page iv - Illustrated, $1.00 net (postage lOc.) King Philip's War By George W. Ellis and John E. Morris Illustrated, $2.00 net (postage 15c.) In Olde Massachusetts By Charles Burr Todd Illustrated, $1.50 net (postage lOc.) Mattapoisett and Old Rochester, Massachusetts Prepared under the direction of a Committee of the Town of Mattapoisett Illustrated, $2.00 net (postage 15c...
Page 307 - August 28, 1862, the town voted to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer for nine months' service, and about one month later this amount was increased to two hundred dollars.

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