Change: A Poem Pronounced at Roxbury, October VIII, MDCCCXXX, in Commemoration of the First Settlement of that Town

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Σελίδα 2 - In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned ;" and also to an act, entitled, " An Act supplementary to an act, entitled,' An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned...
Σελίδα 22 - It is a noble, generous liquor and we should be humbly thankful for it, but, as I remember, water was made before it.
Σελίδα 2 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the tenth day of August, AD 1829, in the fifty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, JP Dabney, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Σελίδα 20 - Boston labored all they could, both ,with the congregation of Roxbury and with Mr. Eliot himself, alleging their want of him, and the covenant between them, etc., yet he could not be diverted from accepting the call of Roxbury, November 5. So he was dismissed.
Σελίδα 21 - Bereaved New-England, where are thy Tears, at this Ill-boding Funeral? We had a Tradition among us, "That the Country could never perish, as long as Eliot was alive." But into whose Hands must this Hippo fall, now the Austin of it is taken away? Our Elisha is gone, and now who must next Year invade the Land?
Σελίδα 39 - A mile from this town lieth Roxbury which is a fair and handsome country town ; the inhabitants of it being all very rich : a clear and fresh brook runs through the town, and a quarter of a mile to the north is a small river called Stony River, upon which is built a water mill. Up westward it is something rocky, whence it hath the name of Roxbury.
Σελίδα 13 - December following, there died by estimation about two hundred at the least. So low hath the Lord brought us! Well, yet they who survived were not discouraged, but bearing God's corrections with humility and trusting in his mercies, and considering how after a greater ebb he had raised up our neighbors at Plymouth, we began again in December to consult about a fit place to build a town upon...
Σελίδα 22 - A few years before his death lie pressed his people to obtain another pastor, and said, " T is possible you may think the burden of maintaining two ministers may be too heavy for you ; but I deliver you from that fear. I do here give back my salary to the Lord Jesus Christ ; and now, brethren, you may fix that upon any man that God shall make a pastor for you.
Σελίδα 2 - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Σελίδα 14 - The governour and most of the assistants, and others, met at Roxbury, and there agreed to build a town fortified upon the neck between that and Boston, and a committee was appointed to consider of all things requisite, &c.

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