THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, PUBLISHED QUARTERLY, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORIC-GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. FOR THE YEAR 1867. VOLUME XXI.

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p 212. Gavestone inscription of thomas mayo son of nathaniel old cove cemetery

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Page 182 - ... he takes it with him into a room, and turns a machine enclosed in a cylindrical case, at the top of which is an electrometer, a small fine pith ball; a wire connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment; and his wife, by remarking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate; from which it appears that he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect, a correspondence might be carried on...
Page 144 - States, or any other your superior Officer, according to the Rules and Discipline of War, in Pursuance of the Trust reposed in you.
Page 144 - And you are to observe and follow such orders and directions from time to time as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Page 124 - And some there be, which have no memorial; who are perished as though they had never been; and are become as though they had never been born; and their children after them.
Page 207 - Chief as aforesaid. 4. Which being done you shall yourself take, and also administer to each of the members of our said Council, so appointed by us, the oaths appointed by act of Parliament to be taken instead of the oaths of allegiance and supremacy...
Page 182 - Cold on Canadian hills, or Minden's plain, Perhaps that parent wept her soldier slain — Bent o'er her babe, her eye dissolved in dew, The big drops, mingling with the milk he drew, Gave the sad presage of his future years, The child of misery baptized in tears.
Page 136 - Christ, at or after the consecration thereof, by any person whatsoever, and that the invocation or adoration of the Virgin Mary, or any other saint, and the sacrifice of the Mass, as they are now used in the Church of Rome, are superstitious and idolatrous...
Page 98 - And slight withal may be the things which bring Back on the heart the weight which it would fling Aside for ever : it may be a sound — A tone of music — summer's eve — or spring — A flower — the wind — the ocean — which shall wound, Striking the electric chain wherewith we are darkly bound ; XXIV.
Page 120 - Gentlemen, there is something on earth greater than arbitrary or despotic power. The lightning has its power, and the whirlwind has its power, and the earthquake has its power ; but there is something among men more capable of shaking despotic thrones than lightning, whirlwind, or earthquake, and that is, the excited and aroused indignation of the whole civilized world.
Page 124 - There be of them, that have left a name behind them, that their praises might be reported.

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