History of the Town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: From Its First Settlement in 1630 to 1855

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Rand, Avery, 1885 - 592 páginas

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Página 230 - We then as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain ; (for he saith ; I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation...
Página 104 - To the end the body of the commons may be preserved of honest and good men, it was ordered and agreed, that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same.
Página 374 - There are specimens of this money — in the same year, " for the prevention of washing or clipping," it was ordered " that henceforth all pieces of money coined as aforesaid should have a double ring on either side, with this inscription, MASSACHUSETTS, and a tree in the centre, on the one side ; and NEW ENGLAND, and the year of our Lord, on the other side.
Página 373 - Rowley and his servant. The master, being forced to sell a pair of his oxen to pay his servant his wages, told his servant he could keep him no longer, not knowing how to pay him the next year. The servant answered, he would serve him for more of his cattle.
Página 347 - Down in the deep the stool descends, But here, at first, we miss our ends ; She mounts again, and rages more Than ever vixen did before. So, throwing water on the fire Will make it but burn up the higher. If so, my friend, pray let her take A second turn into the lake, And, rather than your patience lose, Thrice and again repeat the dose. No brawling wives, no furious wenches, No fire so hot but water quenches.
Página 94 - ... if any of the savages pretend right of inheritance to all or any part of the lands granted in our patent, we pray you endeavor to purchase their title, that we may avoid the least scruple of intrusion.
Página 347 - Court, and testifie unto them, that their Son is Stubborn and Rebellious, and will not obey their voice and chastisement, but lives in sundry notorious Crimes, such a Son shall be put to death, Deut.
Página 104 - Moreover, I do solemnly bind myself, in the sight of God, that, when I shall be called to give my voice touching any such matter of this state, wherein freemen are to deal, I will give my vote and suffrage as I shall judge in mine own conscience may best conduce and tend to the public weal of the body, without respect of , persons, or favor of any man. So help me God, in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Página 347 - If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother...
Página 356 - Seven wealthy towns contend for Homer dead, Through which the living Homer begged his bread.

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