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Page 26 - I charge you before God, and his blessed angels, that you follow me no farther than you have seen me follow the Lord Jesus Christ. If God reveal any thing to you by any other instrument of his, be as ready to receive it, as ever you were to receive any truth by my ministry ; for I am verily persuaded, I am very confident, the Lord has more truth yet to break forth out of his holy word.
Page 129 - ... principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of...
Page 228 - How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!
Page 120 - Executors, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God, and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give, devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form, viz : Imprimis.
Page 83 - And never may they rest unsung, While liberty can find a tongue. Twine, Gratitude, a wreath for them, More deathless than the diadem, Who to life's noblest end, Gave up life's noblest powers, And bade the legacy descend, Down, down to us and ours.
Page 526 - Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again; The eternal years of God are hers; But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies among his worshippers.
Page 26 - God, and seeke of him a right way for us, and for our children, and for all our substance.
Page 152 - States, or any other your Superior Officer, according to the rules and discipline of war, in pursuance of the trust reposed in you. This Commission to continue in force until revoked by this or a future Congress. Dated the First day of January 1777. By order of the Congress, JOHN HANCOCK, President.
Page 155 - ... we, the freemen, freeholders, and inhabitants, of the city and county of New York being greatly alarmed at the avowed design of the Ministry to raise a revenue in America; and shocked by the bloody Scene now acting in the Massachusetts Bay, do, in the most solemn...