The History of Warren: A Mountain Hamlet, Located Among the White Hills of New Hampshire

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W. E. Moore, printer, 1870 - 592 pages
 

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Page 589 - This book is a preservation photocopy. It was produced on Hammermill Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 378 - It is produced in the following manner : The bird, standing on an old prostrate log, generally in a retired and sheltered situation, lowers his wings, erects his expanded tail, contracts his throat, elevates the two tufts of feathers on the neck, and inflates his whole body, something in the manner of the turkey cock, strutting and wheeling about with great stateliness.
Page 173 - Fairs, one of which shall be on the and the other on the annually, which Fairs are not to continue longer than the respective following the said and that as soon as the said Town shall consist of fifty families, a market may be opened and kept one or more days in each week, as may be thought most advantageous to the inhabitants.
Page 378 - After a few manoeuvres of this kind, he begins to strike with his stiffened wings in short and quick strokes, which become more and more rapid until they run into each other as has been already described.
Page 74 - The clouds fly and darken — but we still sing with love the songs of peace. Believe my words. — So FAR AS THE SUN is ABOVE THE EARTH ARE OUR THOUGHTS FROM WAR, OR THE LEAST RUPTURE BETWEEN US...
Page 54 - ... how you quarrel with the English, for though you may do them much mischief, yet assuredly you will all be destroyed, and rooted off the earth if you do; for, I was as much an enemy to the English, at their first coming into these parts, as any one whatsoever, and did try all ways and means possible, to have destroyed them, at least to have prevented them settling down here, but I could no way effect it; therefore, I advise you never to contend with the English, nor make war with them.
Page 488 - The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twittering from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed.
Page 174 - One whole Share for the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, One Share for a Glebe for the Church of England as by Law established, One Share for the First Settled Minister of the Gospel and One Share for the Benefit of a School in said Town...
Page 169 - Priviledges and Immunities that other towns within our Province by Law exercise and enjoy: And further that the said Town as soon as there shall be fifty Families resident and settled thereon shall have the liberty of holding two fairs one of which shall be held on...
Page 364 - I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good light, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith...

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