Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Massachusetts” in chapter 15, page 83 of Historic leaves, volume 6, April, 1907 - January, 1908:
...er patriotism as pure as the love of a mother for her child.
In all human endeavor where self-sacrifice, where high and lofty purpose, where industry, and zeal, and patriotism have been required, Massachusetts has always been called upon, and has never been found wanting.
First to shed her blood in the war of the Revolution and in our own terrible Civil struggle, first to respond in the late Spanish war;...
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