The Generation of the Upright: William Cantwell, 1776-1858. Nancy Ann Williams, 1779-1850

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W.B. Farver, 1911 - 48 pages
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Page 8 - IT singeth low in every heart, We hear it each and all, — A song of those who answer not, However we may call. They throng the silence of the breast ; We see them as of yore, — The kind, the true, the brave, the sweet, Who walk with us no more.
Page 1 - Blessed is the man, that feareth the Lord, that delighteth greatly in his commandments. His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
Page 1 - All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
Page 8 - tis good to think of them When we are troubled sore. Thanks be to God that such have been, Although they are no more. More homelike seems the vast unknown Since they have entered there; To follow them were not so hard, Wherever they may fare.
Page 8 - Tis hard to take the burden up When these have laid it down ; They brightened all the joy of life, They softened every frown; But, oh, 'tis good to think of them When we are troubled sore! Thanks be to God that such have been, Although they are no more.
Page 4 - Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed : for in the image of God made he man. 7 And you, be ye fruitful and multiply ; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.
Page 2 - Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord." They rest from their labors and their works do follow them.
Page 46 - Again I shall hear the two little feet Pattering by, Their music a thousand times more sweet In the sky ; I joy to think that a Father's care Will hold them safe till I meet them there, By and by.
Page 4 - If men and women do not marry, and if there are not sufficient children to a marriage, the race will in a short time vanish — surely any one can see this. ... [T] here is no form of happiness on the earth, no form of success of any kind, that in any way approaches the happiness of the husband and wife who are married lovers and the father and mother of plenty of heal thy children. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, "Race Decadence" Nothing would have induced me to unite him to the little Vermont person.
Page 46 - Two little feet went pattering by, Years ago; They wandered off to the sunny sky, Years ago ; Two little feet — They crept never back to the love they left, They climbed nevermore to the arms bereft, Years ago.

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