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American Unitarian Association Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company B. F. Bennett's statement Barnstable Families Bennett book-selling and stationery born in Boston Boston Records Brewster brother and sister Cape Cod Channing Church Charles River Children's Mission Congregational church continued the business daughter deacon died February Diet divine Elizabeth Symmes expressed faith father Francis Doane Freeman's History friends George Winslow Thacher Harvard College Harwich History of Cape History of Yarmouth Honorable Artillery Howard Sunday-school Ibid John Simpkins June 13 legacy Margery Simpkins married Mary Bourne maternal minister of Charlestown Nathaniel Stone Nicholas Simpkins ninety-one Notes of Barnstable November 12 October 17 Olive Stone parents of Olive pastor Pilgrim Simpkins Reliance Hinckley residence Robbins's Sermon S. G. Simpkins Samuel Grant Simpkins Savage's Gen Simp Simpkins died Simpkins Family Record Simpkins's sister Caroline Symmes Family teachers Thomas and Margery Thomas Symmes town Vinton's Genealogy Watertown Whitman's History wife died William Simpkins William Symmes
Page 41 - So live, that when thy summons comes to join The innumerable caravan, which moves To that mysterious realm, where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not, like the quarry-slave at night, Scourged to his dungeon, but, sustained and soothed By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave, Like one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
Page 3 - Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like seasoned timber, never gives; But though the whole world turn to coal, Then chiefly lives.
Page 3 - WHO is the honest man ? He that doth still and strongly good pursue, To God, his neighbor, and himself most true : Whom neither force nor fawning can Unpin, or wrench from giving all their due. Whose honesty is not So loose or easy, that a ruffling wind Can blow away, or glittering look it blind : Who rides his sure and even trot, While the world now rides by, now lags behind.
Page 11 - And lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that has a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument...
Page 32 - Our faith is in Jesus, as the Christ, the Son of God. " And we do hereby form ourselves into a Church of his Disciples, that we may cooperate together in the study and practice of Christianity.
Page 13 - ... sixteen and sixty years of age, at about one hundred and twenty thousand, most of whom possessed arms, and were expert in their use. There could be no general muster ; but during the summer, the drum and fife were heard in every hamlet, and the several companies paraded for discipline. One day in August, Gage revoked Hancock's commission in the Boston cadets ; and that company resented the insult by returning the king's standard and disbanding.
Page 40 - Well done, thou good and faithful servant, enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.
Page 15 - ... departed friend, who for forty years labored as their pastor, with learning, zeal, and fidelity, and who ever afterward evinced a fatherly solicitude for the welfare and interests of the parish.
Page 15 - ... labored as their pastor, with learning, zeal, and fidelity, and who ever afterward evinced a fatherly solicitude for the welfare and interests of the parish." An exemplar of purity and benevolence, his manners exhibiting the dignity of a former age, his preaching a peculiar chastity and even elegance of style, the impression upon all who knew him was not to be easily effaced.