Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts: With a History of Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volume 3

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Lewis Pub., 1907 - Worcester County (Mass.)
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Page 214 - Coll. iii. p. 161), calls him "a sincere servant of Christ, who had a fair yearly revenue in England, but having improved it for Christ by casting it into the common treasury, he waits on the Lord for doubling his talent, if it shall seem good unto him so to do, and the mean time spending his person for the good of his people in the office of magistrate.
Page 44 - Such is the obstinacy and inflexible disposition of the man, that he never can be conciliated by any office or gift whatever.
Page 282 - M'Clary went forward, and observed to the commanders, if they did not intend to move on, he wished them to open and let our regiment pass : the latter was immediately done. My company being in front, I marched by the side of...
Page 5 - She was born 1634 and died June 2, 1720. Simon and his brother John divided the real estate left by their father. Simon retaining the paternal homestead for his residence.
Page 36 - George H. Gould, DD, and was fascinated by his preaching. He is emotional, with no sensationalism ; he speaks with an earnestness that convinces you he believes all he utters, with a deep pathos revealing the tenderness of his own nature, an eloquence perfectly natural, a face radiant at times when he utters some lofty thought.
Page 120 - He is a member of the Masonic Order, the Knights of Pythias and the Grand Army of the Republic.
Page 186 - In politics he is a Republican. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, in which he is a licensed exhorter, and also a member of the board of trustees.
Page 282 - ... of the enemy. With a look peculiar to himself, he fixed his eyes upon me, and observed with great composure, '••Dearborn, one fresh man in action is worth ten fatigued ones," and continued to advance in the same cool and collected manner.
Page 282 - Americans were massed to receive orders ; the locality was a largo field, the entrance to which was by sliding bars and tall posts peculiar to the ! vicinity. Stark leaped to the topmost rail, steadied himself by the tall post, and harangued his troops in the well-known sentences : " Now, my men, yonder are the Hessians; they were bought for seven pounds teupence...
Page 170 - At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted as a private in the First New Hampshire Volunteers and was later appointed lieutenant of Co.

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