Annual Obituary Notices of Eminent Persons who Have Died in the United States: For 1857-[1858]. (Google eBook)

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Phillips, Sampson, 1858 - United States
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Page 361 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth...
Page 1 - The mighty man, and the man of war, The judge, and the prophet, and the prudent, and the ancient, The captain of fifty, and the honourable man, And the counsellor, and the cunning artificer, and the eloquent orator.
Page 392 - Go to now, ye that say, To-day or to-morrow we will go into such a city and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain : whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life ? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.
Page 219 - But that a science, which distinguishes the criterions of right and wrong ; which teaches to establish the one, and prevent, punish, or redress the other; which employs in its theory the noblest faculties of the soul, and exerts in its practice the cardinal virtues of the heart; a science, which is universal in its use and extent, accommodated to each individual, yet comprehending the whole community...
Page 71 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours: and their works do follow them.
Page 361 - ... having the testimony of a good conscience; in the communion of the catholic Church ; in the confidence of a certain faith ; in the comfort of a reasonable, religious, and holy hope ; in favour with thee our God, and in perfect charity with the world.
Page 66 - So live, that when thy summons comes, to join The innumerable caravan, that moves To that mysterious realm, where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not, like the quarry slave at night, Scourged to his dungeon; but, sustained and soothed By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave Like one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
Page 64 - Resolved, That as a testimony of respect for the memory of the deceased, the members and officers of this House will wear the usual badge of mourning for thirty days. Resolved, That the proceedings of this House, in relation to the death of the Hon.
Page 398 - May our light afflictions, which are but for a moment, work out for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory ; while we look not at the things which are seen and temporal, but at the things unseen and eternal.
Page 420 - ... settled minister in Cape Elizabeth more than half a century ago, and was for a number of years, a teacher of youth in this city, a brief notice of this worthy gentleman may appropriately find a place in our public papers. Mr. Gregg was a descendant from Captain James Gregg, one of that excellent colony of immigrants called the Scotch Irish, which came to this country from the north of Ireland, in the early part of the last century. In that noble company were the ancestors of the McKeens, Armstrongs,...

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