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Page 38 - But if once we are separated from our mother country what new form of government shall we adopt, or where shall we find another Britain to supply our loss ? Torn from the body, to which we are united by religion, liberty, laws, affections, relation, language and commerce, we must bleed at every vein.
Page 156 - They then sent the letter by a servant, who delivered it to Mr. Honyman in his pulpit. He opened it, and read it to the congregation, from the contents -of which it appeared the Dean might be expected to land in Newport, every moment. The church was dismissed with the blessing, and Mr. Honyman, with the wardens, vestry, church, and congregation, male and female, repaired immediately to the ferry wharf, where they arrived a little before the Dean, his family and friends.
Page 102 - Gossips," a poem by Shipman, in 1666, that the usage of giving apostle-spoons' at christenings, was at that time on the decline : " Formerly, when they us'd to troul, Gilt bowls of sack, they gave the bowl ; Two spoora at least ; an tue ill kept , Tis well if now our own be left.
Page 156 - Yesterday arrived here Dean Berkeley of Londonderry, in a pretty large ship. He is a gentleman of middle stature, of an agreeable, pleasant, and erect aspect. He was ushered into the town with a great number of gentlemen, to whom he behaved himself after a very complaisant manner. 'Tis said he proposes to tarry here with his family about three months.
Page 146 - Flagg discharged his pistols, and instantly afterwards fell mortally wounded; when the ruffians (unworthy the appellation of soldiers) burst open the door of Greene's apartment. Here the gallant veteran singly received them with his drawn sword. Several fell beneath the arm accustomed to conquer, till at length overpowered by numbers, and faint from the loss of blood streaming from his wounds, barbarity triumphed over valor.
Page 580 - Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.
Page 26 - Francis Bernard succeeded Governor Pownall589 as Governor of Massachusetts, in 1760. He continued head of the government nine years. His administration was during one of the most interesting periods of American history. The first part of his administration was very agreeable to the General Court and much harmony prevailed for two or three years.
Page 125 - ... countenance of the General inspired confidence and assurance in a moment so important and critical. In this passage across the bridge, it was my fortune to be next the west rail, and arriving at the end of the bridge rail, I pressed against the shoulder of the General's horse, and in contact with the boot of the General.
Page 26 - Province, — the advocates for the Crown, and the "defenders of the rights of the people. Governor Bernard was soon classed with those who were desirous of strengthening the Royal authority in America ; the Sons of Liberty, therefore, stood forth uniformly in opposition to him. His indiscretion in appointing Mr. Hutchinson Chief Justice, instead of giving that office to Colonel Otis, of Barnstable, to whom it had been promised by Shirley, proved very injurious to his cause.