History of Paris, Maine: From Its Settlement to 1880, with a History of the Grants of 1736 & 1771, Together with Personal Sketches, a Copious Genealogical Register and an Appendix

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authors, 1884 - Paris (Me. : Town) - 816 pages
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Page 813 - This book is a preservation photocopy. It was produced on Hammennill Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown. Massachusetts m 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 247 - Where shall I hide my forehead and my eyes ? For now I see the true old times are dead, When every morning brought a noble chance, And every chance brought out a noble knight.
Page 91 - And at such meetings every male inhabitant of twenty-one years of age and upwards, having a freehold estate within the Commonwealth, of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds...
Page 242 - THE harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls As if that soul were fled. So sleeps the pride of former days, So glory's thrill is o'er, And hearts that once beat high for praise Now feel that pulse no more.
Page 79 - March next, at ten of the clock in the forenoon, to act on the following articles, viz., first to choose a moderator for said meeting; second to choose...
Page 211 - There is no friend like the old friend, who has shared our morning days, No greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise : Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold ; But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
Page 19 - Grantee build a dwelling House of eighteen feet square and seven feet stud at the least on their respective Home Lots, and fence in and break up for ploughing, or clear and stock with english Grass five acres of Land within three years next after their admittance, and cause their respective Lots to be inhabited, and that the Grantees do within the space of three years from the time of their being admitted, build and finish a convenient Meeting House for the publick Worship of GOD, and settle a learned...
Page 124 - They serve to organize faction, to give it an artificial and extraordinary force, to put in the place of the delegated will of the nation the will of a party, often a small but artful and enterprising minority of the community...
Page 19 - ... of both houses to consider the petitions for townships, which passed this day, viz. On the proposed line between Merrimack and Connecticut rivers, and on both sides of Connecticut river ; and that there be granted and allowed to be paid out of the public treasury, after the rate of fifteen shillings per diem, for every day he is in the service in the woods, and subsistence, and ten shillings per diem for every...

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