Proceedings of the Sesqui-centennial Celebration Held at Peterborough, N.H., Thursday, Oct. 24, 1889: With the Action of the Town and Its Committees Incidental Thereto

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Printed at the Peterboro' transcript office, 1890 - Peterborough (N.H.) - 131 pages
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Page 29 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning ! If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth ; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy...
Page 22 - All swoln and ulcerous, pitiful to the eye, The mere despair of surgery, he cures, Hanging a golden stamp about their necks, Put on with holy prayers : and 'tis spoken, To the succeeding royalty he leaves The healing benediction.
Page 21 - Such a mighty power did the squirmers wield O'er the goodly men of old Derryfield, It was often said that their only care, And their only wish, and their only prayer, For the present world and the world to come, Was a string of eels and a jug of rum I Oh the eel, the eel, the squirming eel, What a lovely phase does his life reveal!
Page 48 - Jeremiah Smith was perhaps the best talker I have been acquainted with ; he was full of knowledge of books and men, had a great deal of wit and humor, and abhorred silence as an intolerable state of existence.
Page 23 - This ought ye to have done, and not to have left the other undone.
Page 34 - The strength of a town," he says, "does not consist in its towers and buildings, but in counting a great number of learned, serious, honest, well-educated citizens.
Page 27 - the first voice publicly raised in America to dissolve all connection with Great Britain came not from the Puritans of New England, nor the Dutch of New York, nor from the planters of Virginia, but from the Scotch-Irish Presbyterians.
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