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Page 52 - The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha' Bible, ance his father's pride. His bonnet rev'rently is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing thin an' bare ; Those strains that once did sweet in Zion glide, He wales a portion with judicious care ; And " Let us worship God !
Page 53 - Then kneeling down, to Heaven's eternal King, The saint, the father, and the husband prays: Hope "springs exulting on triumphant wing," That thus they all shall meet in future days, There ever bask in uncreated rays, No more to sigh, or shed the bitter tear, Together hymning their Creator's praise. In such society, yet still more dear; While circling time moves round in an eternal sphere.
Page 102 - I am lawfully seized in fee of the premises ; that they are free of all incumbrances ; that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said...
Page 188 - Were I to form a picture of happy society, it would be a town consisting of a due mixture of hills, valleys, and streams of water. The land well fenced and cultivated ; the roads and bridges in good repair ; a decent inn for the refreshment of travellers, and for public entertainments.
Page 52 - The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They, round the ingle, form a circle wide ; The sire turns o'er, wi...
Page 111 - AB, of in the county of gentleman, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
Page 11 - More remarkable man than my father I have never met in my journey through life ; sterling sincerity in thought, word, and deed, most quiet, but capable of blazing into whirlwinds when needful...
Page 71 - That they are free of all incumbrances : That I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said Elvin Fairface.
Page 110 - All the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, I give, devise, and bequeath unto...
Page 188 - I to form a picture of happy society, it would be a town consisting of a due mixture of hills, valleys, and streams of water: The land well fenced and cultivated; the roads and bridges in good repair; a decent inn for the refreshment of travellers , and for public entertainments: The inhabitants mostly husbandmen; their wives and daughters domestic manufacturers; a suitable proportion of handicraft workmen and two or three traders; a physician and lawyer, each of whom should have a farm for his support.