Annual Record of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachussets
Some vols. contain information regarding the parent company: the Honourable Artillery Company of London.
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Ancient and Honorable ANNIVERSARY applause arms army authority battle become blessings Boston called Captain cause character cheers Christian Church citizen civil close Commander Common Constitution corps defend duty earth existence expressed fact fathers feel field force freedom give glory Governor Hall hand heart Honorable Artillery Company hope human hundred influence institutions interest John JUNE land liberty live look Lord marched Massachusetts military militia moral nation nature never occasion officers organization passed past patriotism peace political present principles rebellion received regard regular religion respect respond Second sentiment Sergeant SERMON slave slavery social society soldier soul South spirit stand streets sword things thought tion to-day toast true truth Union United whole
Page 29 - Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, and to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
Page 19 - Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory ; But far beyond my depth : my high-blown pride At length broke under me ; and now has left me, Weary, and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me.
Page 58 - I' the commonwealth I would by contraries Execute all things ; for no kind of traffic Would I admit ; no name of magistrate ; Letters should not be known : riches, poverty, And use of service, none ; contract, succession, Bourn, bound of land, tilth, vineyard, none : No use of metal, corn, or wine, or ou : No occupation ; all men idle, all, — And women too ; but innocent and pure : No sovereignty : — Seb.
Page 57 - The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other.
Page 20 - Down the dark future, through long generations, The echoing sounds grow fainter and then cease; And like a bell, with solemn, sweet vibrations, I hear once more the voice of Christ say, "Peace !" Peace ! and no longer from its brazen portals The blast of War's great organ shakes the skies ! But beautiful as songs of the immortals, The holy melodies of love arise.
Page 15 - I WILL sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously : The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
Page 16 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the falling together; and a little child shall lead them.
Page 24 - White as a sea-fog, landward bound, The spectral camp was seen, And, with a sorrowful deep sound, The river flowed between. No other voice nor sound was there, No drum, nor sentry's pace ; The mist-like banners clasped the air, As clouds with clouds embrace.
Page 7 - For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid .of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: for he is the minister of God to thee for good.