The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 11 (Google eBook)

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New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1857 - Genealogy
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.
  

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Page 305 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 299 - Welcome, sweet hour of full discharge, That sets our longing souls at large ; Unbinds our chains, breaks up our cell, And gives us with our God to dwelL 5.
Page 300 - Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Page 196 - Europe he would hold a distinguished rank among men of letters, and as such he has already appeared there; at present he is employed with activity and perseverance in the management of his farms and buildings; and he orders, directs, and pursues in the minutest detail every branch of business relative to them. I found him in the midst of the harvest, from which the scorching heat of the sun does not prevent his attendance.
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Page 162 - For our conversation is in heaven ; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able to subdue all things to himself.
Page 303 - HPHOU art gone to the grave, but we will -*- not deplore thee, Though sorrows and darkness encompass the tomb; The Saviour has passed through its portals before thee, And the lamp of his love is thy guide through the gloom.
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Page 316 - His approving and practising unwarrantable and ungrounded methods for discovering what he was desirous to know referring to the Bewitched or possessed persons, as in bringing some to others, and by and from them pretending to inform himself and others who were the Devil's instruments to afflict the sick and pained.

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