Book of the Lockes: A Genealogical and Historical Record of the Descendants of William Locke, of Woburn. With an Appendix Containing a History of the Lockes in England, Also of the Family of John Locke, of Hampton, N. H., and Kindred Families and Individuals
J. Munroe & Company, 1853 - 406 pages
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Page 4 - It is a noble faculty of our nature which enables us to connect our thoughts, our sympathies, and our happiness with what is distant in place or time; and, looking before and after, to hold communion at once with our ancestors and our posterity.
Page 4 - Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger obligation on a liberal and enlightened mind, than a consciousness of...
Page 355 - ... better state hereafter. He would not suffer her to sit up with him, saying, that perhaps he might be able to sleep, but if any change should happen, he would send for her. Having no sleep in the night, he was taken out of bed and carried into his study, where he slept for some time in his chair: after waking, he desired to be dressed, and then heard Lady Masham read the Psalms apparently with great attention, until perceiving his end to draw near, he stopped her, and expired a very few minutes...
Page 354 - I know," said he, in answer to one of his relations who bad reproached him on this subject ; " I know what you tell me very well, but that was the very reason why I would not communicate my intention to any one. I received my commission generously from the king himself, and to him I resolved to restore it, that he might have the pleasure of bestowing it on some man worthy of his bounty.
Page 5 - I give and bequeath my soul (to God) that gave it me, and my body to the earth...
Page 303 - The Scots whom God delivered into your hands at Dunbar," says Cotton, " and whereof sundry were sent hither, — we have been desirous, as we could to make their yoke easy. Such as were sick of the scurvy, or other diseases, have not wanted physic and chirurgery.
Page 300 - Lock sen' or any of my heirs, Executors or Administrators, or any other person or persons from, by, or under me, Hereby warrantizing Each and Every of y...
Page 355 - ... he was, he answers, that he lived content with his own fortune. Bred a scholar, he made his learning subservient only to the cause of truth. This thou wilt learn from his writings, which will show thee everything else concerning him with greater truth than the suspected phrases of an epitaph.