I was impressed as if some ancient and altogether admirable and shining family had settled there in that part of the land called Concord
, unknown to me--to whom the sun was servant--who had not gone into society in the village--who had not been called on.
Then Crown'd again thir gold'n Harps they took, Harps ever tun'd, that glittering by their side Like Quivers hung, and with Praeamble sweet Of charming symphonie they introduce Thir sacred Song, and waken raptures high; No voice exempt, no voice but well could joine Melodious part, such concord
is in Heav'n.
They will be governed by mutual interest, and will cultivate a spirit of mutual amity and concord
General Gage sent eight hundred soldiers to Concord
, about eighteen miles from Boston, to destroy some ammunition and provisions which the colonists had collected there.
It was something like a death chant, and at the end of every sentence those around responded in concord
He fosters the spirit of concord
and justice, in whose work there is as much glory to be reaped as in the deeds of arms.
Therefore for all persons to say the same thing was their own, using the word all in its distributive sense, would be well, but is impossible: in its collective sense it would by no means contribute to the concord
of the state.
We must reconcile the contradictions as we can, but their discord and their concord
introduce wild absurdities into our thinking and speech.
Garth, with her sleeves turned above her elbows, deftly handling her pastry--applying her rolling-pin and giving ornamental pinches, while she expounded with grammatical fervor what were the right views about the concord
of verbs and pronouns with "nouns of multitude or signifying many," was a sight agreeably amusing.