The Pilgrims of Boston and Their Descendants; With an Introduction by Hon. Edward Everett, LL. D. Also, Inscriptions from the Monuments in the Granary Burial Ground Tremont Street

The Pilgrims of Boston and Their Descendants; With an Introduction by Hon. Edward Everett, LL. D. Also, Inscriptions from the Monuments in the Granary Burial Ground Tremont Street

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...HERE LYES YE BODY OF MRS. ANN, WIFE TO MR. JOHN ASHLEY, DEC'D APRIL YE 16TH, 1736, IN YE 25TH YEAR OF HER AGE. TO THE MEMORY OF MR. WILLIAM WARDEN, PRINTER, OBIIT MARCH 18TH, 1786, AGED 25. WILLIAM, THY MOTHER CONSECRATES THI8 STONE, A MARK OF FRIENDSHIP AND OF LOVE SINCERE J WHILE IN HER MEMORY EVER THOU WILT BLOOM, AND IN HER HEART FOR EVER WILT BE DEAR. WHILE PRIVATE FRIENDS DEPLORE THEIR HEAVY LOSS, THE PUBLIOK AT THY DEATH THEIR GRIEF DISPLAY; THE VSEFUL PRESS NO LONGER FROM THY HAND SHALL TO THE LISTENING WORLD THE TIPE CONVEY. YET, WHILE WE MOURN, PERMIT THE BRINY TEAR TO WET THY ASHES, MOULDERING IN THE DUST; THOUGH Snatch'd BY CRUEL DEATH IN EARLY YEARS, TO HEAVEN'S BLEST REALMS WITH SOLID HOPE WE TRUST. HERE LIES BURIED THE BODY OF MR. BENJAMIN PARKER, MERCHT, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 14TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1760, AGED 54 YEARS. ERE Lies The y Of MR. 'ALTER ROSS, DIED DEC'E 10, 1751, AGED 21 YEARS. IN MEMORY OF CAPT. SAMUEL DASHWOOD, Who Died Feb'ry 15th, 1792, Aged 65 Years. MASONIC EMBLEMS. HERE LIES BURIED THE BODY OF MR. GERSHOM FLAGG, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 23d DAY OF MARCH, MDCCLXXL AGED 66. TO LIMITS FIX'D OUR DESTINED COURSE WE BEND, AND WITH RESISTLESS HASTE, TO DEATH'S PALE EMPIRE TEND J FROM SCENE TO BCENE OUR SHIFTING MOMENTS GO, AND THEN RETURN THE GROUND THE DUST WE OWE. VIRTUE ALONE UNMOVED CAN BEAR THE CALL, AND FACE THE STROKE THAT MAKES ALL NATURE FALL. note. The above monument stands 49 feet southeast of the Franklin Monument. MR. JEAN CHILD. CHILD. Robert Child, a physician, was educated at Padua, and came to Massachusetts as early as 1644. His object was to explore the mines of this country. In 1646 he and others caused disturbance in the colony by a petition supposed to have originated with William Vassall, in...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236532511
  • 9781236532510