The Constitution and By-laws, of the Scots Charitable Society of Boston: (instituted 1657,) with a List of Members and Officers, and Many Interesting Extracts from the Original Records of the Society ... (Google eBook)

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Press of Farrington Printing Company, 1896 - Charities - 218 pages
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Page 183 - Manner and form following, revoking and annulling by these presents all and every Testament and Testaments Will and wills heretofore by me made and Declared either by word or writing and this...
Page 171 - O Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child! Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires!
Page 72 - Council shall be elected by ballot at the Annual Meeting, and shall hold office for one year.
Page 183 - Redeemer Christ Jesus and my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in such decent and Christian manner as to my Executors hereafter named shall be thought meet & Convenient and as touching such worldly Estate as the...
Page 171 - Charleses, will be forgotten before these names perish from the memory of men. And when I add to them those other illustrious names, Burns, Campbell, Byron, and Scott, may I not truly say, sir, that the throne and the sceptre of England will crumble into dust like those of Scotland, and Windsor Castle and Westminster Abbey will lie in ruins, as poor and desolate as those of Scone and lona, before the lords of Scottish song shall cease to reign in the hearts of men ? For myself, sir, I confess...
Page 171 - Charleses, will be forgotten before these names will perish from the memory of men. And when I add to them those other illustrious names, Burns, Campbell, Byron, and Scott, may I not truly say, sir, that the throne and the sceptre of England will crumble into dust like those of Scotland, and Windsor Castle and Westminster Abbey will lie in ruins, as poor and desolate as those of Scone and lona. before the lords of Scottish song shall cease to reign in the hearts of men.
Page 184 - I owe in right or Conscience to any Manner of Person or Persons whatsoever Shall be well and truly contented and paid, or ordained to be paid within convenient Time after my decease by my Executors hereafter named.
Page 183 - I trust and believe assuredly to be saved and to have forgiveness of all my sins and that my Soul with my body at the General Day of Resurrection shall rise again with joy...
Page 183 - Testament hereby revoking and disanulling all other wills or testaments heretofore made by me or declared either by word or writing, and this only to be taken for my last Will and Testament, and none other...
Page 171 - I have made my pilgrimage to Melrose Abbey, in company with that modern magician, who, mightier than the magician of old that sleeps beneath" the marble floor of its chancel, has hung the garlands of immortal poesy upon its shattered arches, and made its moss-clad ruins a shrine, to be visited by the votary of the muse from the remotest corners of the earth, to the end of time. Yes, sir, musing as I did, in my youth, over the sepulchre of the wizard, once pointed out by the bloody stain of the cross...

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