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paper was urged by some members of Medford church who call themselves aggrieved. The council refused to hear it, for reasons offered by Mr. Osgood. It was desired by the aggrieved that a certain contest between Mr. Osgood and Captain Adams should be considered; but this was refused, as it appeared to be an article which had been laid before the council at Boxford, and concerning which they had judged and determined. It was then voted by the council to hear a sermon of Mr. Osgood's on Eph. II. 2; which was objected against, as containing doctrines of pernicious tendency. The council, upon hearing it, judged it to be sound and orthodox. Mr. Osgood then delivered the following confession of his faith, which was well approved:-- I believe that there is one only living and true God, whose being and perfections are eternally and necessarily existent, immutable, and independent; of whom as their primary efficient cause, and through whom as their sole preserver, governor,
ucked me over them fences was a caution, I tell you. Next day I was most as black as that darkey yonder, lickin‘ plates on the sly. This is bully coffee, ain't it? Give us another pull at it, and I'll be obleeged to you. I did; and, as the last gulp subsided, he said, with a rub of his old handkerchief over eyes as well as mouth: Look a here; I've got a pair a earbobs and a handkercher pin I'm a goin‘ to give you, if you'll have them; for you're the very moral oa Lizy Sylvester, poor Eph's wife: that's why I signalled you to come over here. They aint much, I guess, but they'll do to memorize the rebs by. Burrowing under his pillow, he produced a little bundle of what he called truck, and gallantly presented me with a pair of earrings, each representing a cluster of corpulent grapes, and the pin a basket of astonishing fruit, the whole large and coppery enough for a small warming-pan. Feeling delicate about depriving him of such valuable relics, I accepted the earrings al
ignation, are far better than the greatest abundance and highest honors without it; for these can never give that peace of mind which the other can never want. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Matt. XVI: 30. Let the world imagine to itself a magnificent Deity, whose government is only general; the Christian rejoices in his providential superintendence of the smallest matters. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Eph. VI: 17. It was a two-edged blade, Of heavenly temper keen, And double were the wounds it made Where'er it glanced between. 'Twas death to sin-'twas life To all who mourned for sin; It kindled and it silenced strife- Made war and peace within. Friday, June 27.-And whosoever doth not bear his cross and come after me cannot be my disciple. Luke XVI: 27. Every Christian should be a martyr in spirit. Such were the truths upon which he stayed his soul; and sustained and comforted by t
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe, Novels, stories, sketches, and poems, by Harriet Beecher Stowe. (search)
ers. Old town folks. 12mo, $ .50. Full to repletion of delicate sketches of very original characters, and clever bits of dialogue, and vivid descriptions of natural scenery.--The Spectator (London). Sam Lawson's oldtown fireside stories. Illustrated. New Edition, enlarged. 12mo, $1.50. Contents: The Ghost in the Mill; The Sullivan Looking-Glass; The Minister's Housekeeper; The Widow's Bandbox; Captain Kidd's Money; Mis' Elderkin's pitcher ; The Ghost in the Cap'n Brown House; Colonel Eph's Shoe-Buckles; The Toothacre's-Fight; How to Fight the Devil; Laughina in Meetina; The Toothacre's Ghost Story; The Parson's Horse Race; Oldtown Fireside Talks of the Revolution; A Student's Sea Story. These stories will prove a mine of genuine fun; pictures of a time, place, and state of society which are like nothing on this side of the world, and which, we suppose, are becoming rapidly erased.--The Atheneum (London). The mayflower, and other sketches. 12mo, $1.50. A series of
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), Reply of Mrs. Child. (search)
ine, that they might drink. Joel III. 3. He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker. Prov. XIV. 31. Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted. For the Lord will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those who spoiled them. Prov. XXII. 22, 23. Woe unto him... that useth his neighbor's service without wages, and giveth him not for his work. Jer. XII. 13. Let him that stole, steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands. Eph. IV. 28. Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed; to turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless! Isa. x. 1, 2. If I did despise the cause of my man-servant or of my maid-servant, when they contend with me; what then shall I do when God riseth up? and when he visiteth, what shall I answer him? Job XXXI. 1
Thomas Cutter, jr.3411151311492192 Wd. Anna Cutter2491262173127 Wm. Cutter, jr.1717036 Wd. Mary Cutter30594399154 Caleb Carter1718131282104 Eph'm Cooke172163633196173 Abra'm Cooke1763133410 Aaron Cooke171113632146119 Rebecca Carter40273475193 Daniel Cutter174221133410 Charles Cutter174211245 Isaac Cutter1717036 Samuel Cutter, jr.1771811039811213 Wm. Cutler's Est.347163171101742112 Polls.Real.Personal.Total.Town Tax. Ishmael Cutler1717036 John Dickson1716042272101 Capt. Eph'm Frost5110841811475349 Samuel Frost51121001113161233124 Eph'm Frost, jr.1776101409710211 Capt. Stephen Frost178452110665 Samuel Frost, jr.174211245 John Frost1794631127611 Joseph Frost174978451411154 Joseph Frost, jun'r1717036 Seth Frost173751211577135 Edward Fillebrown1727118431331510 Nath'l Farmer171176422188128 Nath'l Fessenden179416459 James Fowle1717036 Duncan Ingraham's Est.315315136 Dea. Thomas Hall17216373306175 Abr'm Hill3451471678421157 Abram Hill, jr.1717036 Z
22. (6) Address delivered at Amesbury, Aug. 2, 1829, previous to the organization of the Salisbury and Amesbury Society for Promoting Temperance. By David Damon, Minister of the Congregational Society of Salisbury and Amesbury.—Published by Request—Boston, 1829. Pp. 24. (7) Sermon, Human Life a Tale. By Rev. David Damon, Amesbury. Text, Ps. XC. 9. Pp. 11. (8) Sermon, The Faith common to Christians. By Rev. David Damon, of Amesbury, Mass. (Published in the Liberal Preacher.) Text, Eph. IV. 5, 6. Pp. 16. (9) The Means of Attaining Religion. By David Damon. Printed for the Union Ministerial Association. Dover, 1832. Text, Matt. 15: 27. Pp. 16. (10) Sermon published in or about 1834. Text, What is Truth? Thought to be published as a Unitarian tract. (11) Sermon, text, Truth Lord, but the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from the children's table. (12) Sermon. Text, We spend our years as a tale that is told. Pp. 13. (13) An Address delivered be
Executive appointments. --The Governor has re-appointed the old Directors of the Penitentiary, namely: Samuel D. Denton, John A. Belvin. L. W. Glazebrook, Robt. A. Paine, and Henry G. Cannon. He has also appointed and commissioned Dr. Wm. A. Patterson as Surgeon of the Penitentiary and the Public Guard. The following appointments of Bank Directors have been made, Northwestern Bank: Wheeling--Dr. M. H. Houston, Zach. Jacobs, Lewis Steenrod. Wellsburg — F. H. Pendleton, D. W. Carothers. Parkersburg — Thomas Chancellor, George Neale, Jr. Jeffersonville--Dr. John M. Estill, John L. Dougherty. Fairmont Bank--Austin Merrill, William Hood, Eph, B. Hall, Wm., Meredith. The appointments for the Farmers' Bank and the Bank of Virginia have not yet been mad
is a vain thing for safety, neither shall he deliver any by his great strength. Psa. 33: 16, 17. There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit, neither bath he power in the day of death. Eccles. 8: 8. We have no might against this great company that cometh against us, neither know we what to do; but our eyes upon thee. 2 Chron. 20: 12. A soldier must put his confidence in God's wisdom and strength Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might. Eph. 6: 10. With Him is wisdom and strength, He hath counsel and understanding. Job. 12: 13. The God of Israel is He that giveth strength and power unto His people. Psa. 68: 35. God is our refuge and strength; a very present help in trouble. Psa. 46: 1. God hath power to help, and to cast down. 2 Chron. 25: 8. I will go in the strength of the Lord God. Psa. 71: 16. Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield; but I