The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 15

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S.G. Drake, 1861 - Genealogy
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.

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Page 25 - A list of the names of such persons as came out of the town of Hingham, and Towns adjacent in the County of Norfolk, in the Kingdom of England, into New England, and settled in Hingham, in New England, most of them as followeth : — 1633.
Page 83 - Result of Some Researches Among the British Archives for Information Relative to the Founders of New England : Made in the Years 1858, 1859 and 1860.
Page 216 - So essential," remarks his Lordship, " did I consider an Index to be to every book, that I proposed to bring a bill into Parliament to deprive an author who publishes a book without an index, of the privilege of copyright ; and, moreover, to submit him for his offence to a pecuniary penalty.
Page 355 - New York City during the American Revolution ; being a collection of original papers (now first published) from the manuscripts in the possession of the Mercantile Library Association of New York City.
Page 91 - Wounded and bleeding he was left, And of all sustenance bereft, Within the hunting desert great, None to lament his dismal fate. A sad reward, you'll say, for those For whom he did his life expose. He listed out with courage bold, And fought the Indians uncontrolled, And many of [the] rebels slew While bullets thick around him flew. At last a fatal bullet came, And wounded this young man of fame, And pierced him through, and made him fall But he upon the Lord did call. He prayed aloud ; the standers...
Page 166 - Nov. 1825. He was distinguished in the world as the Hero of Lake Champlain ; in the Church of Christ as a faithful, zealous and consistent Christian; in the community where he resided when absent from professional duties as an amiable, upright and valuable citizen.
Page 261 - Capricornus, meaning the arrows of the Parthians (accounted very good archers) from whom as things then fell out, was his greatest danger. But after the moon had waded through the dark shadow of the earth, and borrowed her light again, by the help thereof, the two companies marched on...
Page 216 - Alas, it is too true! I have known of instances where indexes were objected to by publishers, because they were too minute — took up too much room ! A carefully prepared index to a set of one of the most important of late American publications, was reduced perhaps one half, to diminish the expense of paper and print ! An American editor of an English work, boasts, in the extreme of his stupidity, that he his saved the American purchaser of the book he edits the expense of an Index!
Page 14 - John, had thy sickness snatched thee from our sight And sent thee to the realms of endless night, Posterity would then have never known Thine eye, thy beard, thy cowl and shaven crown ; But now, redeemed by Smibert's faithful hand. Of immortality secure you stand. When nature into ruin shall be hurled, And the last conflagration burn the world, This piece shall then survive the general evil, — For flames, we know, cannot consume the Devil.
Page 343 - Bound fast in iron chains, * And headlong plung'd into the lake, ' Where fire and darkness reigns.') 7 Oh may I stand before the Lamb, When earth and seas are fled ! And hear the Judge pronounce my name, With blessings on my head.

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