Genealogical Record of the Descendents of Henry Mauzy: A Huguenot Refugee,the Andestor of the Mauzys of Virginia and Other States, from 1685 to 1910, and of the Descendents of Jacob Kisling from 1760 to 1910

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Press of the Daily news, 1911 - Virginia - 127 pages
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Page 111 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
Page 65 - The angel wrote, and vanished. The next night it came again, with a great wakening light, and showed the names whom love of God had blessed and lo! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest.
Page 112 - All thoughts, all passions, all delights, Whatever stirs this mortal frame, All are but ministers of Love, And feed his sacred flame. Oft in my waking dreams do I Live o'er again that happy hour, When midway on the mount I lay, Beside the ruined tower.
Page 65 - Who seeks for heaven alone to save his soul, May keep the path, but will not reach the goal ; While he who walks in love may wander far, Yet God will bring him where the blessed are.
Page 11 - Second, tne first husband of Mary, afterwards Queen of Scots, who died after a reign of one year, and was succeeded by his brother Charles the Ninth, then a boy only ten years old, who had for his guardian Catharine de Medicis in ambitious and unprincipled woman.
Page 65 - ... his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold; Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said, "What writest thou?" The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered, "The names of those who love the Lord.
Page 14 - Queen Jeanne, which was probably due to poison, and within less than a week of the massacre of St Bartholomew. It had been originally intended that H. was to share the fate of his friends and co-religionists; but his life was spared on condition of his professing himself a Catholic.
Page 15 - The Protestants, alienated by persecution, attempted to throw off their allegiance, and establish an independent state, of which Rochelle was to be the capital. Richelieu laid siege to this city, which, after maintaining a most obstinate resistance for a year, during which 15,000 persons perished, was forced to surrender.
Page 16 - ... the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene, who gained over them the celebrated battles of Blenheim, Ramillies, Oudenarde, and Malplaquet ; and at the peace of Utrecht, he lost nearly all that he had gained.
Page 14 - Alenšon, where, having revoked his compulsory conversion, he resumed the command of the army, and by his address gained several signal advantages, which constrained the king to consent to a peace highly favourable to the cause of the reformers.

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