The Memorial History of Boston: Including Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 1630-1880

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Justin Winsor
James R. Osgood, 1882 - Boston (Mass.)

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Page 488 - I will remember the works of the LORD : surely I will remember thy wonders of old. I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.
Page 374 - I will be as harsh as truth, and as uncompromising as justice. On this subject, I do not wish to think, or speak, or write, with moderation . . . urge me not to use moderation in a cause like the present.
Page 18 - Upon the whole, I will beg leave to tell the House what is really my opinion. It is, that the Stamp Act be repealed absolutely, totally, and immediately ; that the reason for the repeal be assigned, because it was founded on an erroneous principle.
Page 15 - Memorial to the House of Lords, and a Remonstrance to the House of Commons, on the subject of the proposed Stamp Act.
Page 5 - I will to my dying day oppose with all the powers and faculties God has given me, all such instruments of slavery on the one hand, and villany on the other, as this writ of assistance is.
Page 308 - Resolved, as the sense of the Senate of Massachusetts, that in a war like the present, waged without justifiable cause, and prosecuted in a manner which indicates that conquest and ambition are its real motives...
Page 221 - When a town meeting was held on any exciting subject in Faneuil Hall, those only who obtained places near the moderator could even hear the discussion. A few busy or interested individuals easily obtained the management of the most important affairs, in an assembly in which the greater number could have neither voice or hearing.
Page 291 - July, 1860, who gave by his will to the City of Boston $20,000 "as a trust fund, the income of which shall be annually expended to adorn and embellish the streets and public places in said city," which has been invested in One certificate of City of Boston Six per cent.
Page 28 - The taking off the duties on paper, glass and painters' colors, upon commercial principles only, will not give satisfaction. Discontent runs through the continent upon much higher principles. Our rights are invaded by the Revenue Acts; therefore until they are ALL repealed," "and the troops recalled,

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