The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History, Biography, Literature, and State Progress, Volume 22

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock
H.H. Metcalf, 1897

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Pagina 214 - Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.
Pagina 374 - And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Pagina 34 - And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then heaven tries the earth if it be in tune, And over it softly her warm ear lays : Whether we look, or whether we listen, We hear life murmur, or see it glisten ; Every clod feels a stir of might, An instinct within it that reaches and towers, And, groping blindly above it for light, Climbs to a soul in grass and flowers...
Pagina 214 - vas anciently synonymous with power; and we may always observe that the old are held in more or less honor as men are more or less virtuous. " Shame," says Homer, " bids the youth beware how he nccosls the man of many years." "Thou shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of an old man.
Pagina 66 - Yielding and paying therefor to Us, our Heirs and Successors for the Space of ten years, to be computed from the Date hereof, the Rent of one Ear of Indian Corn only, on the...
Pagina 163 - Monday the 21st day of April next at ten of the clock in the forenoon at the Dwelling House of Oliver Robbins in said town, to choose all Town officers as the law directs.
Pagina 367 - Despising alike the promises and threats by which the Indians would have persuaded him to surrender, he kept up a constant fire at them, changing his dress as often as he could, showing himself with a different cap, hat, and coat, and sometimes without either, and giving directions aloud, as if he had had a number of men with him.
Pagina 54 - His duty is to make a visit to each master's school daily, soon after the beginning of the morning session. The master receives from each of the teachers in his district early reports as to the appearance of illness in any pupil in his charge.
Pagina 368 - Elms were on the south side of the river, having completed their destructive work, collected in a field adjoining to Burnham's garrison, where they insultingly showed their prisoners and derided the people, thinking themselves out of reach of their shot. A young man from the sentry-box fired at one who was making some indecent signs of defiance and wounded him iu the heel ; him they placed on a horse and carried away.
Pagina 367 - Pitman's defenceless house, and forced the door at the moment that he had burst a way through that end of the house which was next to the garrison, to which he with his family, taking advantage of the shade of some trees, it being moonlight, happily escaped. Still defeated, they attacked the house of John Davis, which, after some resistance, he surrendered on terms ; but the terms were violated, and the whole family either killed or made captives.

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