Roxbury Centennial: An Account of the Celebration in Roxbury, November 22, 1876

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Rockwell and Churchill, 1877 - 104 pages

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Page 27 - Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O UNION, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate! We know what Master laid thy keel, What Workmen wrought thy ribs of steel, Who made each mast, and sail, and rope, What anvils rang, what hammers beat, In what a forge, and what a heat Were shaped the anchors of thy hope!
Page 27 - Tis of the wave and not the rock ; 'Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale ! In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In spite of false lights on the shore. Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea ! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with
Page 19 - THE God of peace, who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus Christ, the great. Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant ; Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight ; through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Page 3 - For I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee.
Page 42 - 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.
Page 41 - You Roxb'ry poets, keep clear of the crime Of missing to give us very good rhime. And you of Dorchester, your verses lengthen, But with the text's own words, you will them strengthen.

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