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Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 127 1 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 54 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 30 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. 13 1 Browse Search
James Redpath, The Public Life of Captain John Brown 12 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 10 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
History of the First Universalist Church in Somerville, Mass. Illustrated; a souvenir of the fiftieth anniversary celebrated February 15-21, 1904 6 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. 4 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 1. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 4 0 Browse Search
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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Occasional Poems (search)
toil, are honored yet. And we, to-day, amidst our flowers And fruits, have come to own again The blessings of the summer hours, The early and the latter rain; To see our Father's hand once more Reverse for us the plenteous horn Of autumn, filled and running o'er With fruit, and flower, and golden corn! Once more the liberal year laughs out O'er richer stores than gems or gold; Once more with harvest-song and shout Is Nature's bloodless triumph told. Our common mother rests and sings, Like Ruth, among her garnered sheaves; Her lap is full of goodly things, Her brow is bright with autumn leaves. Oh, favors every year made new! Oh, gifts with rain and sunshine sent! The bounty overruns our due, The fulness shames our discontent. We shut our eyes, the flowers bloom on; We murmur, but the corn-ears fill, We choose the shadow, but the sun That casts it shines behind us still. God gives us with our rugged soil The power to make it Eden-fair, And richer fruits to crown our toil Than su
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Appendix (search)
eye, He sits upon the wigwam floor, And watches Ruth go by, Intent upon her household care; And ever felt the gnawing want of food. But untasted of Ruth is the frugal cheer,— With head averted, yet re how And when shall the deed be wrought? Speak, Ruth! why, what the devil is there, To fix thy gaze in that empty air?— Speak, Ruth! by my soul, if I thought that tear, Which shames thyself and our To draw up again the bow unbent. Harm thee, my Ruth! I only sought To frighten off thy gloomy thouto clasp His daughter's cold, damp hand in his. Ruth startles from her father's grasp, As if each ne great Captain Scamman must lose his scalp! And Ruth, when she sees it, shall dance with Mogg.” His is very Vice, Escapes from Crime by Cowardice. Ruth starts erect,—with bloodshot eye, And lips draw on its rusted hinges creaks:-- “Ruth—daughter Ruth!” the outlaw shrieks. But no sound comes back,— dreaming, On Padan-aran's holy rock; Of gentle Ruth, and her who kept Her awful vigil on the mounta