A Genealogical History of the Hoyt, Haight, and Hight Families

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author, 1871 - Hoyt family (John Hoyt, d. 1687) - 686 pages
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Page 242 - Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
Page 262 - Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching : verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.
Page 126 - We the Subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage, and promise, that we will, to the utmost of our Power, at the Risque of our Lives and Fortunes, with ARMS oppose the Hostile Proceedings of the British Fleets and Armies against the United American COLONIES.
Page 239 - He that holds fast the golden mean And lives contentedly between The little and the great Feels not the wants that pinch the poor Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Imbittering all his state.
Page 160 - ... deepest stain upon the character of our country, and removing all cause of reproach on account of it, by foreign nations — If I could only be instrumental in ridding of this foul blot that revered state that gave me birth, or that not less beloved state which kindly adopted me as her son, I would not exchange the proud satisfaction which I should enjoy for the honor of all the triumphs ever decreed to the most successful conqueror.
Page 262 - If any man lack wisdom, let him ask of God, and it shall be given ; but all our diligence will fail if we are remiss in this particular.
Page 266 - But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting, upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children ; To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.
Page 311 - Noble, lately deceased, and having no issue of his own body, left his estate to his widow during her life, and at her death to the people called Quakers, the land then being in the possession of the widow and the petitioner. In consideration of the request of the deceased, the petitioner had erected a meeting-house for the Quakers in that town at his own charge, and prays that certain tracts of land may be confirmed to him at the death of the widow.
Page 285 - Hoskines and Symon Hoyte to do the like in that feild and the same conditions in that feild also to stand. signed JOHN MAVERICKE. JOHN WARHAM. WILLIAM ROCKEWELL. Second June 1634. It is ordered that Goodman Witchfeild and Goodman Hoyte shall have to be divided betweene them the marsh that lies in the north side of the necke towardes Boston over agaynst Mr Rainsfords house in Boston, being for 8 acres by estimation.
Page 341 - Mary Hoyt, the wife of Isaac Hoyt, then late of Danbury, shewed to the Assembly that she had ever been a good whig, and a true friend to the rights of her country, and that her husband, when the enemy entered said Danbury, being an enemy to his country, went off and joined the British, by which he had justly forfeited his estate, both real and personal, and that the selectmen had seized upon all the personal estate of her husband, by means of which she was deprived of all the necessaries of life...

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