Quaint Nantucket

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1896 - 225 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 94 - Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all.
الصفحة 90 - Friends, in the fear of the Lord, and before this assembly, I take this my friend AB to be my wife, promising, through divine assistance, to be unto her a loving and faithful husband, until it shall please the Lord by death to separate us.
الصفحة 151 - In this they differ : they do daily shed, But ah my sins grow daily more and more : If by my hairs thou number out my sins, Heaven make me bald before that day begins. From ORLANDO GIBBONS' First Set of Madrigals, 1612.
الصفحة 58 - Iti 1867 he married Helen, daughter of Joseph Leeds, of Pennsylvania, who, with their three children, survives him. Soon after arriving in Chicago he was appointed a lecturer in Hahnemann Medical College, and in 1870 was given the chair of theory and practice of medicine in the same institution. In 1876 Dr. Mitchell was the prime mover in the reorganization of the Chicago Homeopathic Medical College, and was elected its president. He held this position twenty-two years, until his death. Under his...
الصفحة 138 - Oh ! that mine eye might closed be To what concerns me not to see ; That deafness might possess mine ear To what concerns me not to hear ; That Truth my tongue might always tie From ever speaking foolishly ; That no vain thought might ever rest Or be conceived in my breast ; That by each word and deed and thought, Glory may to my God be brought ! But what are wishes?
الصفحة 88 - There are other old burial places in several localities. In one of these at the southern limit of the town is the stone which bears the oft-quoted epitaph to the memory of Huldah, wife of Benjamin Snow. "Died Jan. 29, 1855, aged 62. However dear She was not laid here Some private grief was her disease Laid to the North her friends to please." Many efforts have been made to elucidate these lines, but it is better that they tell their own story with unconscious humor and pathos. Historical Notes. SEMAPHORES....
الصفحة 75 - Starbuck, whom the islanders esteemed as a judge among them, for little of moment was done there without her, as I understood. At the first sight of her it sprang in my heart, " To this woman is the everlasting love of God.
الصفحة 36 - Naturally the danger to their ships at sea was the source of their gravest apprehensions. News of the battle of Lexington in the Spring of 1775 reached Nantucket a few days after. "All business was immediately at a stand. Discouraged and powerless, they could do little else than meet together. and bemoan their fate. Every mind was overwhelmed with fearful anticipations, all springing from one general cause — the war. Many were deeply concerned for the welfare of their husbands, children or brothers,...
الصفحة 103 - Eastward as far as the eye can see, Still eastward, eastward, endlessly, The sparkle and tremor of purple sea That rises before you, a flickering hill, On and on to the shut of the sky, And beyond, you fancy it sloping until The same multitudinous throb and thrill That vibrate under your dizzy eye In ripples of orange and...

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