Early History of the Department of Massachusetts, G.A.R.: From 1866 to 1880 Inclusive

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Page 203 - If other eyes grow dull and other hands slack, and other hearts cold in the solemn trust, ours shall keep it well as long as the light and warmth of life remain to us.
Page 331 - Full little knowest thou, that hast not try'd " What Hell it is, in suing long to bide.
Page 30 - May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late Rebellion, and •whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land.
Page 437 - Massachusetts, prepared for the celebration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the settlement of the town, in response to a resolution of the Historical Society of Old Newbury.
Page 157 - This is a true saying. If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.
Page 381 - Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these, ye have done it unto me.
Page 291 - Proud memories of many fields — sweet memories alike of valor and friendship, and memories of fraternal strife; tender memories of our fallen brothers and sons whose dying eyes looked last upon their flaming folds ; grand memories of heroic virtues, sublime by grief; exultant memories of the great and final victories of our country, our Union, and the righteous cause; thankful memories of a deliverance wrought out for human nature itself, unexampled by any former achievement of arms...
Page 383 - That the subject of law reporting be referred to a committee of five, to be appointed by the chair, with instructions to prepare a plan of amendment and report to a future meeting of this association.
Page 417 - In accordance with the provisions of the Rules and Regulations of the Grand Army of the Republic...
Page 9 - True allegiance to the United States of America, based upon paramount respect for and fidelity to the National Constitution and Laws, manifested by discountenancing whatever may tend to weaken loyalty, incite to insurrection, treason or rebellion, or impair in any manner the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions.

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