The Roxbury Directory ...

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J. Backup, 1866 - Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
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Page 222 - Beneath our feet, a little lowly vale, A lowly vale, and yet uplifted high Among the mountains ; even as if the spot Had been from eldest time by wish of theirs So placed, to be shut out from all the world...
Page 222 - Ah ! what a sweet recess, thought I, is here ! Instantly throwing down my limbs at ease Upon a bed of heath ; full many a spot Of hidden beauty have I chanced to espy Among the mountains ; never one like this ; So lonesome, and so perfectly secure; Not melancholy ; no, for it is green, And bright, and fertile, furnished in itself With the few needful things that life requires.
Page 8 - ... while 21 blowing the nose, experiences a crackling sound in one or both ears, and hearing becomes dull, but returns suddenly, accompanied with a snapping sound. This may be repeated several times, until, finally, hearing does not return, but remains permanently injured. In other cases, the hearing is lost so gradually that a considerable degree of deafness may exist before the person is really aware of the fact. Either condition is often accompanied with noises in the head, of every conceivable...
Page 226 - ... carefully fitted by a competent and experienced person familiar with the anatomy of hernia. When a call in person is Impracticable, a careful description should be sent, stating whether the rupture is on the right or left side; also the measure around the person, two Inches below the top of the hip bone. If the rupture is at the navel, the measure should be around the body at the navel.
Page 23 - Where the name of a corporation or factory appears immediately after the name, it indicates the place of business. After the name of the street, the word street is omitted.
Page 196 - ... 210 feet long, and 25 wide, containing a chapel, recitation-rooms, and rooms for the accommodation of students ; a large building containing a library of about 5000 volumes, and an extensive philosophical apparatus ; and houses for the accommodation of the president and professors ; all of brick. It is under the direction of a board of trustees, consisting of the governor, lieutenant-governor, president of the senate, speaker of the house of representatives, the judges of the state, and 13 other...

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