"Ould Newbury": Historical and Biographical Sketches

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Damrell and Upham, 1896 - Newbury (Mass.) - 729 pages
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Contents

I
9
II
13
III
25
IV
43
V
55
VI
81
VII
85
VIII
91
XXXVIII
391
XXXIX
396
XL
421
XLI
425
XLII
430
XLIII
449
XLIV
453
XLV
464

IX
111
X
120
XI
139
XII
151
XIII
165
XIV
169
XV
175
XVI
189
XVII
198
XVIII
201
XIX
212
XX
221
XXI
230
XXII
247
XXIII
261
XXIV
269
XXV
275
XXVI
287
XXVII
291
XXVIII
301
XXIX
305
XXX
313
XXXI
327
XXXII
331
XXXIII
339
XXXIV
347
XXXV
357
XXXVI
363
XXXVII
368
XLVI
475
XLVII
484
XLVIII
492
XLIX
508
L
526
LI
530
LII
541
LIII
545
LIV
551
LV
564
LVI
577
LVII
586
LVIII
593
LIX
605
LX
611
LXI
622
LXII
632
LXIII
638
LXIV
646
LXV
651
LXVI
659
LXVII
664
LXVIII
672
LXIX
677
LXX
681
LXXI
687
LXXII
693
LXXIII
701

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Page 526 - I happened soon after to attend one of his sermons, in the course of which I perceived he intended to finish with a collection, and I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the coppers.
Page 663 - I walked the ocean strand; A pearly shell was in my hand: I stooped, and wrote upon the sand My name — the year — the day. As onward from the spot I passed.. One lingering look behind I cast: A wave came rolling high and fast, And washed my lines away.
Page 685 - I am in earnest — I will not equivocate — I will not excuse — I will not retreat a single inch— AND I WILL BE HEARD.
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Page 524 - Under the church of Federal Street, Under the tread of its Sabbath feet, Walled about by its basement stones, Lie the marvellous preacher's bones. No saintly honors to them are shown, No sign nor miracle have they known ; But he who passes the ancient church Stops in the shade of its belfry-porch, And ponders the wonderful life uf him Who lies at rest in that charnel dim.
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Page 131 - For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him.
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