...Historic Boston and Its Neighborhood

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D. Appleton, 1898 - Boston (Mass.) - 186 pages
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Page 36 - Yankee Doodle, keep it up, Yankee Doodle, dandy, Mind the music and the step, And with the girls be handy. And there we see a thousand men, As rich as 'Squire David; And what they wasted every day, I wish it could be saved.
Page 51 - The heavens were black with cloud, The sea was white with hail, And ever more fierce and loud Blew the October gale. The fleet it overtook, And the broad sails in the van Like the tents of Cushan shook, Or the curtains of Midian. Down on the reeling decks Crashed the o'erwhelming seas ; Ah, never were there wrecks So pitiful as these ! Like a potter's vessel broke The great ships of the line ; They were carried away as a smoke, Or sank like lead in the brine. O Lord ! before thy path They vanished...
Page 115 - D., US Commissioner of Education. This comprehensive series of books will present upon a symmetrical plan the best available literature in the various fields of human learning, selected with a view to the needs of students of all grades in supplementing their school studies and for home reading.
Page 36 - I'll be bound, They eat it when they're a mind to. And there we see a swamping gun, Large as a log of maple, Upon a deuced little cart, A load for father's cattle. And every time they shoot it off, It takes a horn of powder, And makes a noise like father's gun, Only a nation louder. I went as nigh to one myself As Siah's underpinning; And father went as nigh again, I thought the deuce was in him.
Page 43 - Hill be maintained by sufficient force being posted there ; and as the particular situation of Dorchester Neck is unknown to this Committee, they advise that the Council of War take and pursue such steps respecting the same, as to them shall appear to be for the security of this colony.
Page 36 - em. He got him on his meeting clothes, Upon a slapping stallion, He set the world along in rows, In hundreds and in millions.
Page 51 - And even as I prayed The answering tempest came ; It came with a mighty power, Shaking the windows and walls, And tolling the bell in the tower, As it tolls at funerals. The lightning suddenly Unsheathed its flaming sword, And I cried : " Stand still, and see The salvation of the Lord! " The heavens were black with cloud, The sea was white with hail, And ever more fierce and loud Blew the October gale. The fleet it overtook, And the broad sails in the van Like the tents of Cushan shook, Or the curtains...
Page 36 - Upon a mighty little cart; A load for father's cattle. And every time they fired it off, It took a horn of powder; It made a noise like father's gun, Only a nation louder.
Page 119 - Smoke. A Story of the Sioux Indians. With 12 full-page Illustrations by FS Dellenbaugh, portraits of Sitting Bull, Red Cloud, and other chiefs, and 72 head and tail pieces representing the various implements and surroundings of Indian life. Crowded Out o
Page 61 - Elector basely sold Eagle and flag for George's gold ; And, in the storm of war, In crash of battle, thick and dark, Beneath the rifle-shot of Stark, The war-worn staff, the crest of gold, The scutcheon proud and storied fold, In surges of defeat were rolled. So even Roman banners fall To screen the time stains on our wall ! Beneath the war flag's faded fold I see our sovereigns of old On magic canvas there. The tired face of "baby Charles...

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