The history, antiquities, improvements ... of the parish of Bromley, Kent

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Beckley, 1832 - 112 pages
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Page 36 - This Church was erected in the year 1835, containing 323 sittings, and in consequence of a grant from the incorporated Society for promoting the enlargement, building and repairing of Churches and Chapels , 193 of that number are hereby declared to be free and unappropriated for ever.
Page 68 - Talbot county, for maintaining and teaching poor children to read write and account, and instructing them in the knowledge and practice of the Christian religion, as professed and taught in the Church of England...
Page 56 - Near this Place lies the Body of ELIZABETH MONK, "Who departed this Life On the 27th Day of August, 1753, Aged 101 : She was the Widow of JOHN MONK, late of...
Page 43 - Time, who is impatient to date my last paper, will shortly moulder the hand that is now writing it in the dust, and still the breast that now throbs at the reflection : but let not this be read as something that relates only to another ; for a few years only can divide the eye that is now reading from the hand that has written.
Page 57 - Became dependent upon Strangers for the Necessaries of Life : To him she afforded the Protection of a Mother. . This parental Charity Was returned with filial Affection ; And she was supported in the Feebleness of Age, by him whom she had cherished in the Helplessness of Infancy. LET IT BE REMEMBERED, That there is no Station in which Industry will not obtain Power to be liberal, Nor any Character on which Liberality will not confer Honour. She had been long prepared by a simple and unaffected Piety,...
Page 57 - Marriage none lived to the second ; But VIRTUE Would not suffer her to be Childless : An Infant, to whom, and to whose Father and Mother she had been Nurse, (Such is the Uncertainty of temporal Prosperity) Became dependent upon Strangers for the Necessaries of Life : To him she afforded the Protection of a Mother. . This parental Charity Was returned with filial Affection ; And she was supported in the Feebleness of Age, by him whom she had cherished in the Helplessness of Infancy.
Page 57 - This parental charity was-returned with filial affection; and she was supported, in the feebleness of age, by him whom she had cherished in the helplessness of infancy. Let it be remembered that there is no station in which industry will not obtain power to be liberal, nor any character on which liberality will not confer honor.
Page 43 - ... breast that now throbs at the reflection: but let not this be read as something that relates only to another; for a few years only can divide the eye that is now reading- from the hand that has written. This awful truth, however obvious, and however reiterated, is yet frequently forgotten ; for, surely, if we did not lose our remembrance, or at least our sensibility, that view would always predominate in our lives, which alone can afford us comfort when we die.
Page 36 - Western extremity of the church, is the following inscription : -'This church was enlarged in the year 1830, by which means 487 additional sittings were obtained; and, in consequence of a grant from the 'Incorporated Society for promoting the Enlargement, Building, and Repairing of Churches and Chapels, 287 of that number are hereby declared to be free and unappropriated for ever, in addition to 70 formerly provided.

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