A History of the Old Town of Stratford and the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Press of Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1886 - Bridgeport (Conn.)
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Page 1015 - This is a true saying. If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach...
Page 1044 - AFTER this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, "Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.
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Page 1073 - There is no Death ! What seems so is transition. This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian. Whose portal we call Death.
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Page 994 - Yet again we hope to meet thee, When the day of life is fled ; Then in heaven with joy to greet thee, Where no farewell tear is shed ! 144.

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