The Knox Family: A Genealogical and Biographical Sketch of the Descendants of John Knox of Rowan County, North Carolina, and Other Knoxes

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Whittet & Shepperson, 1905 - 266 pages
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Page 114 - Hark! they whisper; angels say, Sister spirit, come away! What is this absorbs me quite? Steals my senses, shuts my sight, Drowns my spirits, draws my breath? Tell me, my soul, can this be death?
Page 186 - Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give, demise, and dispose of the same in the following manner and form...
Page 186 - God calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first...
Page 186 - Saviour Jesus Christ, to have full and free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit everlasting life and my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my...
Page 186 - Body and knowing that it is appointed for all Men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament That is to say, Principally and first...
Page 100 - I LOVE thy kingdom, Lord, The house of thine abode, The Church, our blest Redeemer saved With his own precious blood. 2 I love thy church, O God ! Her walls before thee stand, Dear as the apple of thine eye, And graven on thy hand. 3 For her my tears shall fall, For her my prayers ascend ; To her my cares and toils be given, Till toils and cares shall end.
Page 33 - Executors of this my last Will & Testament, In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal...
Page 186 - Therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body and that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament.
Page 13 - And I was taught to proclaim the hours of unheeded time, 195 years had I sounded these awful warnings, When I was broken By the hands of inconsiderate and unskilful men, In the year 1790 I was cast into the furnace, Refounded at London And returned to my sacred vocation. Reader, Thou also shalt know a resurrection, May it be unto eternal life. Thomas Mears, fecit, London, 1790.
Page 22 - ... done with his sermon, he was so active and vigorous, that he was like to ding the pulpit in blads (beat the pulpit to pieces), and fly out of it.

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