What people are saying - Write a review
Other editions - View all
acres of land Amesbury appointed April Artichoke River Benjamin born Boston bounded bridge Brigantine building built Caleb Cushing Capt Captain Church Colonel conveyed Court Dalton Daniel daughter Davenport died Dummer Ebenezer Edward Rawson Emery England erected Essex Deeds ferry George Carr granted Greenleaf Hale Hannah heirs High Street Hill house and land Hugh March Ipswich Ipswich Deeds Island James James Carr John Emery John Lowell John March Jonathan Jonathan Jackson Joseph Joshua July June Lane leaf lot of land Lowell married Mary Massachusetts meeting house meeting-house Merrimack River Moody Morse Newburyport Noyes Parish Parker Patrick Tracy persons petition recorded rods Salem Salisbury Samuel Samuel Sewall Sarah Schooner selectmen Sept side sold Somerby Stave Hill Stephen tavern Thomas Timothy Dexter Titcomb Toppan town of Newbury Tristram Coffin Tristram Dalton voted westerly Wheelwright widow wife William
Page 516 - 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 675 - I am in earnest — I will not equivocate — I will not excuse — I will not retreat a single inch— AND I WILL BE HEARD.
Page 507 - ... several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies politic or religious societies, to make suitable provision at their own expense for the institution of the public worship of God and for the support and maintenance of public protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality, in all cases where such provision shall not be made voluntarily...
Page 653 - To leave nor track nor trace. And yet with Him who counts the sands, And holds the waters in his hands, I know a lasting record stands Inscribed against my name Of all this mortal part has wrought. Of all this thinking soul has thought, And from these fleeting moments caught For glory or for shame.
Page 508 - And the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, "I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice.
Page 514 - 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.
Page 387 - Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.
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.
Page 516 - I can discern, both are under the direction of an exact and solid judgment. He has a most ready memory, and I think speaks entirely without notes. He has a clear and musical voice, and a wonderful command of it. He uses much gesture, but with great propriety. Every accent of his voice, every motion of his body speaks, and both are natural and unaffected. If his delivery is the product of art, it is certainly the perfection of it, for it is entirely concealed.