English Record of the Whaley Family and Its Branches in America

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Andrus & Church, 1901 - 233 pages
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Page 80 - Redeemer Christ Jesus and my body to the earth from whence it was...
Page 211 - GUIDE me, O thou great Jehovah, Pilgrim through this barren land : I am weak, but thou art mighty ; Hold me with thy powerful hand : Bread of heaven, Feed me till I want no more.
Page 63 - It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage whilst it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossne.ss.
Page 63 - But the age of chivalry is gone! that of sophisters, economists and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever! !Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart which kept alive, even in servitude itself, the spirit of an exalted freedom.
Page 206 - And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry...
Page 160 - My Lord Protector's Mother, of Ninety' four years old, died last night. A little before her death she gave my 'Lord her blessing, in these words : " The Lord cause His face to shine ' upon you ; and comfort you in all your adversities ; and enable you to ' do great things for the glory of your Most High God, and to be a relief 43 Thurloe, i. 652 3 ; Ludlow, ii. 508. ' unto His People. My dear Son, I leave my heart with thee. A good ' night ! " ' u — and therewith sank into her long sleep.
Page 101 - I am grown so old as to have buried most of the friends of my youth, and I now often hear persons whom I knew when children, called old Mr. such-a-one, to distinguish them from their sons now men grown and in business ; so that, by living twelve years beyond David's period, I seem to have intruded myself into the company of posterity, when I ought to have been abed and asleep.
Page 207 - But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man. For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Page 207 - And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Page 62 - The chivalrous spirit is, above all things, a class spirit. The good knight is bound to endless fantastic courtesies towards men, and still more towards women, of a certain rank ; he may treat all below that rank with any degree of scorn and cruelty.

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