A Complete History of Fairfield County, Ohio

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Siebert & Lilley, printers, 1877 - Fairfield County (Ohio) - 304 pages

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I was hoping to find Lake or Fisher in Greenfield Township, Fairfield Co. around 1820 but no luck. Interesting and a lot to read

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Page 27 - Brightest and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness, and lend us thine aid; Star of the east, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.
Page 298 - You are welcome to use the schoolroom to debate all proper questions; but such things as railroads . . . are impossibilities and rank infidelity. There is nothing in the Word of God about them. If God had designed that His intelligent creatures should travel at the frightful speed of 15 miles an hour by steam, He would have foretold it through His holy prophets. It is a device of Satan to lead immortal souls down to Hell.
Page 23 - Then while ye hear my heart-strings break How sweet my minutes roll ! A mortal paleness on my cheek, And glory in my soul.] Hymn 66.
Page 25 - Thou in whose presence my soul takes delight, On whom in affliction I call ; My comfort by day, and my song in the night, My hope, my salvation, my all.
Page 143 - They are industrious, sober, temperate, kind, charitable people ; envying not the great, nor despising the mean : They read much, they sing and pray much, they are constant attendants upon the worship of God ; their dwelling houses are all houses of prayer ; they walk in the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless, both in public and private.
Page 26 - Come, my soul, and let us try, For a little season, Every burden to lay by; Come, and let us reason. What is this that casts thee down? Who are those that grieve thee? Speak, and let the worst be known; Speaking may relieve thee.
Page 68 - Well, well, said the old Man, if neither words nor grass will do, I must try what virtue there is in stones...
Page 68 - So the old man pelted him heartily with stones, which soon made the young chap hasten down from the tree, and beg the old man's pardon.
Page 99 - They sow the fields, and trees they plant, Whose yearly fruit supplies their want ; Their race grows up from fruitful stocks, Their wealth increases with their flocks.

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