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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 5. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 22 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 4 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 1. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 0 Browse Search
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ght by the City of Boston, 1867 Bird. Contained 12 acres of land, 1636 Pirates were gibbetted there, 1724 Made a burial place for pirates, 1798 The Selectmen attempt to preserve, 1818 Disappeared at low water, 1825 Islands Brewster, a light-house built there, 1716 Ceded to the United States, 1790 Castle. A fort was built thereon, 1634 A place for confinement of prisoners, 1785 Sold to the United States, called Fort Independence, 1798 Stone embankment built, . 9, 1640 Obadiah Holmes, for being a Baptist, Feb., 1651 Holden and Copeland, Quakers, whipped and gagged, Sep. 23, 1657 Horrid Gardner, with a child at her breast, Quakeress, Sep., 1657 Many persons for being Baptists, 1667 Margaret Brewster, a Quakeress, at the cart's tail, July 8, 1677 A man that married his sister, Apr. 20, 1695 Three women, for lewdness, March, 1718 A boy aged thirteen, for indecent assault, Feb. 26, 1725 Elizabeth Creighton, for lewdness, Nov.
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 1. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Narrative and legendary poems (search)
plied, “The wise and strong should seek The welfare of the weak,” And turned his horse aside. His train, with quick alarm, Curved with their leader round The ant-hill's peopled mound, And left it free from harm. The jewelled head bent low; ‘O king!’ she said, “henceforth The secret of thy worth And wisdom well I know. “Happy must be the State Whose ruler heedeth more The murmurs of the poor Than flatteries of the great.” 1877. In the old South. On the 8th of July, 1677, Margaret Brewster with four other Friends went into the South Church in time of meeting, in sackcloth, with ashes upon her head, barefoot, and her face blackened, and delivered a warning from the great God of Heaven and Earth to the Rulers and Magistrates of Boston. For the offence she was sentenced to be whipped at a cart's tail up and down the Town, with twenty lashes. she came and stood in the Old South Church, A wonder and a sign, With a look the old-time sibyls wore, Half-crazed and half-
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 5. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Margaret Smith's Journal (search)
s me I knew her to be the Quaker maiden, Margaret Brewster. Where is the constable? asked Mr. Ricper. November 13. The Quaker maid, Margaret Brewster, came this morning, inquiring for the Do way to Rhode Island. Do you speak of Margaret Brewster? asked Leonard, his face all a-crimson,wn for some weeks that he did favor the young Brewster woman, who, setting aside her enthusiastic norievous to me a few months ago; but this Margaret Brewster hath greatly won upon me by her beauty, of sweet milk, and roasted apples. Goodwife Brewster, who appeared much above her husband (who is d to hear of his prospect. He had known Margaret Brewster from a child, and there was scarce her ee a letter from my brother, and one from Margaret Brewster. He hath been to the Providence Plantatother joins, I remain thy loving friend, Margaret Brewster. The Morse woman, I hear, is in your I thought of my dear brother and sweet Margaret Brewster, and tears filled mine eyes. Nay; but[1 more...]