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An Oration delivered before the Newburyport Artillery Company, upon their ...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1836
AAC STEvens allude ancestors arms arrive believe blood bosoms brave Bunker-hill career cause certainly character citizens civil liberty Colony commem commenced conflict contest continent country’s courage Cromwell danger defence destruction devoted dust duty earth energies engaged England enthusiasm Europe excitement existence extended F. J. CoFFIN fathers ferocious fervent forefathers foreign forget France friends at home gentlemen GEORGE LUNT glory habits hands heroic honor hostilities hosts human heart illustrious indifferent inheritors invincible JoHN BRADBURY land look maintain Massachusetts means military affairs military discipline militia nations neces never NEWBURYPORT ARTILLERY COMPANY noble occasion opinions oppressed ordinary pursuits ourselves outstrip peace period Philip's pilgrims purpose Quebec religious remark Republic require respectfully revolution sary savage scarcely shores soldiery soon to become Spain spirit Standish struggle swords tain terrible things threatened tion trample true trust unfaithful victorious violence warfare weapons
Side 24 - She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim grey, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there...
Side 24 - How sleep the Brave who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung; By forms unseen their dirge is sung; There Honor comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there!
Side 16 - States recognizes the fact that a "well regulated militia" is "necessary to the security of a free State.
Side 13 - in regard of many appearances of danger towards the -country,** " a council of war was appointed in 1652, vested with full power "to issue warrants to press men, and to give commissions to chief officers," the venerable Standish was among •
Side 14 - Rolf; twenty or thirty houses were burned, and the rest plundered. Such had been the loss of men in Massachusetts, by their dreadful wars with the French and Indians, that, in 1713, the province had not doubled in half a century. The same observations may be made respecting the period from 1722 to 1762. Had the French, in Canada, been subdued...