Proceedings of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volume 21

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The Society, 1907

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Página 130 - How strange it seems ! These Hebrews in their graves, Close by the street of this fair seaport town, Silent beside the never-silent waves, At rest in all this moving up and down ! The trees are white with dust, that o'er their sleep Wave their broad curtains in the south-wind's breath, While underneath these leafy tents they keep The long, mysterious Exodus of Death.
Página 171 - Confirming this and none other to be my last will and testament in testimony whereof I Have Hereunto set my Hand and affixed my seal this twenty ninth day of August in the year of our Lord one Thousand Eight Hundred and Eight...
Página 130 - Seem like the tablets of the Law, thrown down And broken by Moses at the mountain's base. The very names recorded here are strange, Of foreign accent, and of different climes, Alvares and Rivera interchange With Abraham and Jacob of old times. "Blessed be God! for he created Death!
Página 11 - July 14, 1852). The meeting, which was addressed by Allen, passed a resolution which deserves a perpetual record : " Massachusetts wears no chains and spurns all bribes ; she goes now, and will ever go, for free soil and free men, for free lips and a free press, for a free land and a free world.
Página 63 - Records of the Court of General Sessions of the Peace for the County of Worcester, Massachusetts, from 1731 to 1737.
Página 128 - PERRY'S VICTORY. YE tars of Columbia, give ear to my story, Who fought with brave Perry, where cannons did roar; Your valour has gain'd you an immortal glory, A fame that shall last till time is no more. Columbian tars are the true...
Página 131 - Gone are the living, but the dead remain, And not neglected; for a hand unseen, Scattering its bounty, like a summer rain, Still keeps their graves and their remembrance green. How came they here? What burst of Christian hate, What persecution, merciless and blind, Drove o'er the sea — that desert desolate — These Ishmaels and Hagars of mankind?
Página 95 - THIS modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, ' Here lies an honest man :' A poet, bless'd beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the proud and great Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in the vale of peace. Calmly he look'd on either life, and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear ; From nature's...
Página 172 - Witnesses thereto subscribed, who made Oath, that they saw the said Testator Sign, Seal, and heard him declare the said Instrument to be his last Will and Testament, and that they...
Página 74 - The proceedings in ascertaining the value of said lands were as follows : " Cdmmonwealth of Massachusetts. To the honorable the justices of the court of general sessions of the peace, begun and held at Concord, in and for the county of Middlesex, on Monday next preceding the second Tuesday of September, AD 1800.

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