Pioneer Settlers of Grayson County, Virginia (Google eBook)

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King printing Company, 1914 - Grayson Co., Va - 206 pages
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Contents

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Page 126 - Were a star quenched on high, For ages would its light, Still travelling downward from the sky, Shine on our mortal sight. So when a great man dies, For years beyond our ken The light he leaves behind him lies Upon the paths of men.
Page 110 - For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption : But he whom God raised again saw no corruption.
Page 162 - He rebuked the flattering of courtiers by showing them that the in-rolling tide is no respecter of persons; he endeavored to rule justly, and his liking for the monks found expression in his song: "Merrily sang the Monks of Ely, As Canute the King was passing by.
Page 9 - Bond with good security in the sum of $150 conditioned as the law directs, a license is granted him to keep an ordinary at his house in...
Page 159 - All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother blessings on her memory!
Page 148 - ... and in the year 1773, again went to Virginia to arrange the affairs of his brother, who had died there without leaving any family ; and about this time, in addition to his original surname, he assumed the patronymic of Jones, his father's christian-name having been John. This custom, which is of classical authority, has long been prevalent in Wales, and in various other countries, although it is not practised in that part of the island in which he was born.
Page 7 - Consider at which the Court are of opinion that he is Guilty of the fact wherewith he stands Charged...
Page 68 - Deceased was of a kindly and lovable disposition, charitable to all and none ever entered her home without a welcome nor left without feeling the warmth of a genuine hospitality, so characteristic of the people of her ancestry. Disease did not destroy the charm of a kind and indulgent disposition, nor old age diminish her unselfish solicitude for her friends and loved ones. As the death dew gathered on her brow, around her bedside gathered her "girls...
Page 3 - Test together with the Oath of a Justice of the Peace and the Oath of a Justice of the County Court in Chancery...
Page 7 - ... Williamson Spbd On the Complt of John McaNully ag'st his Master, Casper Reel, for beating & abuseing him, being Sum'd, appeared, and on hear'g the parties & the Wits the Court are of Opinion that the Complt is Groundless & be dismised, and It is Ord that the Sheriff take the Serv't and give him 25 Lashes well Laid on.

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