The ancestry of Edward Wells of Quincy, Illinois: with a sketch of his life

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F. Wells, 1900 - 214 pages
 

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Page 67 - T was on a May day of the far old year Seventeen hundred eighty, that there fell Over the bloom and sweet life of the Spring, Over the fresh earth and the heaven of noon, A horror of great darkness, like the night In day of which the Norland sagas tell, — The Twilight of the Gods.
Page 29 - I, AB, being by God's providence an inhabitant and freeman within the jurisdiction of this commonwealth, do freely acknowledge myself to be subject to the government thereof, and therefore do here swear, by the great and dreadful name of the ever-living God, that I will be true and faithful to the same, and will accordingly yield assistance and support thereunto with my person and estate, as in equity I am bound, and will...
Page 197 - There, in that silent room below, The dead lay in his shroud of snow; And in the hush that followed the prayer, Was heard the old clock on the stair,— "Forever — never ! Never — forever...
Page 30 - I do solemnly bind myself, in the sight of God, that, when I shall be called to give my voice touching any such matter of this state, wherein...
Page 100 - THE / HOLY BIBLE / CONTAINING / THE OLD TESTAMENT / AND / THE NEW / NEWLY TRANSLATED OUT OF THE / ORIGINAL TONGUES / AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY / COMPARED AND REVISED / BY HIS MAJESTY'S SPECIAL COMMAND / APPOINTED TO BE READ IN CHURCHES / LONDON / Printed by Mark Baskett, / Printer to the King's most / Excellent Majesty; by the Assigns of / Robert Baskett.
Page v - The Angel which redeemed me from all evil. bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.
Page 34 - Brethren of the Congregation, now there is time left for contribution, wherefore as God hath prospered you, so freely offer.
Page 150 - She met the hosts of Sorrow with a look That altered not beneath the frown they wore, And soon the lowering brood were tamed, and took, Meekly, her gentle rule, and frowned no more. Her soft hand put aside the assaults of wrath, And calmly broke in twain The fiery shafts of pain, And rent the nets of passion from her path. By that victorious hand despair was slain. With love she vanquished hate and overcame Evil with good, in her Great Master's name.
Page 77 - I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works ; and the last to be more than the first.
Page 53 - Ministry, having served his Generation by the will of God he fell on sleep, and (we trust) enjoys a Prophets reward.

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