The History of Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass. from the Grant of Its Territory to Charlestown, in 1640, to the Year 1860

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Wiggin and Lunt, 1868 - United States - 657 pages
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Page 397 - British empire, a public institution for diffusing the knowledge and facilitating the general introduction of useful mechanical inventions and improvements, and for teaching, by courses of philosophical lectures and experiments, the application of science to the common purposes of life.
Page 93 - Whose adorning, let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the orna-ment of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
Page 325 - His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
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Page 150 - Not only those that do actually profess Faith in, and obedience unto Christ, but also the infants of one or both believing parents are to be baptized, and those only.
Page 560 - Majesty's orders and instructions, namely, that your lands and tenements, cattle of all kinds and live stock of all sorts, are forfeited to the Crown ; with all other your effects, saving your money and household goods, and you yourselves to be removed from this his province.
Page 535 - We resolve to approve ourselves to the Lord in our particular callings, shunning idleness as the bane of any state ; nor will we deal hardly, or oppressingly, with any, wherein we are the Lord's stewards.
Page 560 - Gentlemen : I have received from his Excellency, Governor Lawrence, the King's commission which I have in my hand ; and by his orders you are convened together, to manifest to you his Majesty's final resolution to the French inhabitants of this his Province of Nova Scotia ; who for almost half a century have had more indulgence granted them, than any of his subjects in any part of his dominions.
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