Maine Pioneer Settlements ..., Volume 2

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W.B. Clarke Company, 1909 - Maine

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Page 222 - Here Lies the Body of Mr XEHEMIAH ROY CE Who Departed This Life Feb (?)— AD 1791 In the both Year of His Age Behold and see, as you pass by As you are now, so once was I. As I am now so you must be. Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 36 - ... to sail to all parts, countries, and seas of the east, of the west, and of the north...
Page 12 - And further, by these, my son, be admonished : of making many books there is no end ; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
Page 37 - Cabot, and he is styled the great admiral. Vast honour is paid him; he dresses in silk, and these English run after him like mad people, so that he can enlist as many of them as he pleases, and a number of our own rogues besides.
Page 205 - They rested there, escaped awhile From cares that wear the life away, To eat the lotus of the Nile And drink the poppies of Cathay...
Page 278 - Cotton Mather came galloping down All the way to Newbury town, With his eyes agog and his ears set wide, And his marvellous inkhorn at his side ; Stirring the while in the shallow pool Of his brains for the lore he learned at school...
Page 299 - When the barley-harvest is ripe and shorn, And the dry husks fall from the standing corn; As long as Nature shall not grow old, Nor drop her work from her doting hold...
Page 395 - English Miles to the Southward of the southermost part of the said Bay called Massachusetts alias Mattachusetts alias Mattatusetts Bay ; and also all those Lands, and Hereditaments whatsoever, which lie, and be within the space of three English Miles to the Northward of the said River called Monomack, alias Merrimack or to the Northward of any, and every part thereof...
Page 164 - This court, considering how far Satan doth prevail upon several persons within this jurisdiction to make away themselves, judgeth that God calls them to bear testimony against such wicked and unnatural practices, that others may be deterred therefrom...
Page 170 - If any man or woman be a Witch, (that is) hath, or consulteth with a Familiar spirit, they shall be put to death.

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