History of the Hayford Family, 1100-1900: With Biographical Sketches and Illustrations : Its Connections by the Bonney, Fuller and Phinney Families with the Mayflower, 1602, Chickering Family, 1356-1900

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Rumford Falls publishing Company, printers, 1901 - 253 páginas

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Página 188 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of Heaven.
Página 17 - A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors.
Página 28 - Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 25, 1775
Página 200 - IN the Scottish hills, as a shepherd strolled, On an eve, with his ancient crook, He found a lamb that was -chilled and young, By the side of a purling brook. And through fear that the lamb might sicken and die, From its mother's side might roam, He carried it up with a tender care, To a fold in his highland home. Mid the dreary night, o'er the cragged peaks, Through the winds, and the storms, and the cold, The mother followed her captured lamb To the door of the shepherd's fold. Once we had a lamb...
Página 236 - Mexico in 1866, and was a guest of Maximilian ; represented the World in Paris in 1867 and at the centenary festival of St. Peter at Rome. He accompanied the US expedition to Santo Domingo in 1871 ; was editor-in-chief of the World, 1876-83, and in 1883 went to Europe, where he continued to reside during the remainder of his life. He contributed to the American and British periodicals and magazines. He published : Gan-Eden, or Pictures of Cuba (1854) ; General McClellan and the Conduct of the War...
Página 124 - Christ; one of the first comers, and proved a useful instrument of good in his place, and was the last male survivor of those who came over in the Mayflower in 1620, and whose place of abode was Plymouth.
Página 200 - Twas the dearest lamb in my own dear flock, Oh, the pale, little blue-eyed child. But a shepherd came, when the sun grew low, By a path that has long been trod, And he carried our lamb through the mists of night, To his fold in the mount of God. With a tearful eye, and a bleeding heart, We must bear it and struggle on, And climb that mount by the shepherd's track, To the fold where our lamb has gone.
Página 73 - Winslow, whose original musterroll on parchment is now before me,* and which I copy. Of the 500 men sent in the expedition by Massachusetts, not more than 50 returned, many having fallen victims to the prevailing tropical fevers. Several Duxbury men will be noticed in their number.
Página 200 - Mid the dreary night, o'er the cragged peaks, Through the winds, and the storms, and the cold, The mother followed her captured lamb To the door of the shepherd's fold. Once we had a lamb by its mother's side, It was artless, and pure, and mild, 'Twas the dearest lamb in my own dear flock, Oh, the pale, little blue-eyed child. But a shepherd came, when the sun grew low, By a path that has long been trod, And he carried our lamb through the mists of night, To his fold in the mount of God. With a tearful...
Página 241 - It [the town of Duxbury] received the name of Duxbury out of respect to Captain Standish, from Duxbury Hall, the seat of the Standish family in England ;"a but that this was merely Mr. Winsor's personal opinion, unsupported by evidence, may be inferred from another statement by him, that this " undoubtedly is the origin of the name of the New England town," and by his expression of dissent from the opinion of the writer quoted above.

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