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" ... that Sapless Age you call, And of all Maladies the Hospital: The Second Nonage of the Soul; the Brain Cover'd with Cloud; the Body all in pain. To weak Old Age, you say, there must belong... "
Ezekiel Cheever and some of his descendants. [Followed by] Appendix [of ... - Page 27
by John Tyler Hassam - 1879
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The Prize Book: Of the Publick Latin School in Boston, Issue 1

Education - 1820 - 317 pages
...of the writer, as well as of the master. " He liv'd, and to vast age no illness knew ; Till Time's scythe waiting for him rusty grew. He liv'd and wrought ; his labours were immense ', But ne'er dcclin'd to prelerperfect tense." Little is known of the personal history of Mr. Cheever during...
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Hints to My Countrymen, Volume 5

Theodore Sedgwick - New England - 1826 - 216 pages
...fashion, " an old New-English Christian." " He liv'd, and to vast age DO illness knew, Till Time's scythe waiting for him rusty grew. He liv'd and wrought, his labours were immense, But ne'er declined to preter-perfect tense.' 1 ' 1 We now come to the last polishing shop, the Latin Grammar...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 33

New England - 1879
...Trembling Palsey both of Limb and Tongue ; Dayes all Decrepit ; and a Bending Back, Propt by a Staff", in Hands that ever shake. Nay, Syrs, our CHEEVER shall...and Wrought ; His Labours were Immense ; But ne'r Declined to Preeter-perftct Tense. A Blooming Youth in him at Ninety Four We saw ; But, Oh ! when such...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 1

New England - 1884
...Mercy lay! " Come from the Mount lie shone with ancient Grace, Awful the Splendor of his Aged Face. " He Liv'd and to vast age no Illness knew, Till Times...Liv'd and Wrought ; His Labours were Immense, But ne'r Deelined to Prettier-perfect Teiat" He closes this eulogy with an epitaph in Latin. Mr. Cheever's will,...
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Catalogue of the Boston Public Latin School, Established in 1635: With an ...

Boston Latin School (Mass.), Henry Fitch Jenks - Classical education - 1886 - 537 pages
...all Decrepit; and a Bending Back, Propt by a Staff, in Hands that ever shake. Nay, Svrs, our CHEEVEB shall confute you all, On whom there did none of these Mischefs fall. He Lie'd and to vast Age no Illness knew; Till Times Scythe waiting for him Rusty grew. 278 PUBLIC LATIN...
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The Making of Our Middle Schools: An Account of the Development of Secondary ...

Elmer Ellsworth Brown - Education - 1902 - 547 pages
...Aged Face, Cloath'd in the Good Old Way, his Garb did wage A War with the Vain Fashions of the Age. He Liv'd and to vast Age no Illness knew ; Till Times...waiting for him Rusty grew, He Liv'd and Wrought ; His Labors were Immense ; But ne'r Declined to Praeter-perfect Tense. So, Ripe with Age, he does invite,...
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The making of our middle schools

Elmer Ellsworth Brown - Education - 1903 - 547 pages
...Face, Cloath'd in the Good Old Way, his Garb did wage A War with the Vain Fashions of the Age. He Lio'd and to vast Age no Illness knew ; Till Times Scythe...waiting for him Rusty grew, He Liv'd and Wrought ; His Labors were Immense ; But ne'r fiecliit'd to Praeter-perfect Teiue. So, Ripe with Age, he does iuvite...
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Ezekiel Cheever, Schoolmaster

Education - 1904 - 94 pages
...Trembling Palsey both of Limb and Tongue ; Dayes all Decrepit ; and a Bending Back, Propt by a Staff, in Hands that ever shake. Nay, Syrs, our Cheever shall...On whom there did none of these Mischefs fall, He Li-Jd and to vast Age no Illness knew ; Till Times Scythe waiting for him Rusty grew. He Liv'd and...
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Ezekiel Cheever, Schoolmaster

1904 - 94 pages
...trembling Palsey both of Limb and Tongue. Dayes all decrepit ; and a Bending Back, Propt by a Staff, in Hands that ever shake. Nay, Syrs, our Cheever shall confute you all, On Whom there did none of these Mischiefs fall. He lived and to vast Age no Illness knew, Till Time's Scythe waiting for him Rusty...
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Benjamin Tompson, 1642-1714: First Native-born Poet of America; His Poems ...

Benjamin Tompson - 1924 - 164 pages
...in a short biography by Elizabeth Porter Gould, Boston, 1904. He continued teaching until his death. "He liv'd and to vast Age no Illness knew; Till Times Scythe waiting for him Rusty grew." says Mather; and Sewall, a close, sympathetic friend who records minutely his visits to the dying man,...
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