Collections of the Maine Historical Society

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The Society, 1891 - Maine
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Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society - Second Series, Vol. II

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Page 205 - Remember thee! Yea, from the table of my memory I'll wipe away all trivial fond records, All saws of books, all forms, all pressures past, That youth and observation copied there...
Page 106 - The great Creator to revere, Must sure become the creature ; But still the preaching cant forbear, And...
Page 198 - We step cautiously and softly about, as if fearful of disturbing the hallowed silence of the tomb, while every...
Page 49 - Since the dear hour that brought me to thy foot, And cut up all my follies by the root, I never trusted in an arm but thine, Nor hoped, but in thy righteousness divine...
Page 199 - In that temple of silence and reconciliation where the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies have been shattered by the contentions of the Great Hall, the dust of the illustrious accused should have mingled with the dust of the illustrious accusers.
Page 48 - I have lived long enough. My way of life Is fallen into the sere, the yellow leaf; And that which should accompany old age, As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends...
Page 179 - Honor and reverence, and the good repute That follows faithful service as its fruit, Be unto him, whom living we salute.
Page 21 - That poor temple of my childhood is more sacred to me than the biggest cathedral then extant could have been; rude, rustic, bare, no temple in the world was more so ; but there were sacred lambencies, tongues of authentic flame which kindled what was best in one, what has not yet gone out.
Page 196 - I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Chr — 's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Page 104 - Oh Grave ! where is thy Victory ? Oh Death ! where is thy Sting ? THE UNIVERSAL PRAYER.

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