The Church and Cemetery Records of Hanover, Mass: History and records of the First Congregational Church, Hanover, Mass., 1727-1865, and inscriptions from the headstones and tombs in the cemetery at Centre Hanover, Mass., 1727-1894

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Wallace Spooner, 1895 - Hanover (Mass. : Town)
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Page 259 - Jesus can make a dying bed Feel soft as downy pillows are, While on his breast I lean my head, And breathe my life out sweetly there.
Page 294 - JUST as I am, without one plea. But that thy blood was shed for me, And that thou bid'st me come to thee, O Lamb of God ! I come...
Page 253 - The world can never give The bliss for which we sigh ; 'Tis not the whole of life to live, Nor all of death to die.
Page 258 - WHY do we mourn departing friends, Or shake at death's alarms? 'Tis but the voice that Jesus sends To call them to his arms.
Page 236 - A precious one from us has gone, A voice we loved is stilled; A place is vacant in our home, Which never can be filled.
Page 239 - Or the last watch of ending night. 4 Death, like an overflowing stream, Sweeps us away : our life's a dream ; An empty tale ; a morning flower, Cut down and wither'd in an hour.
Page 219 - HOW vain are all things here below ! How false and yet how fair ! Each pleasure hath its poison too, And every sweet a snare.
Page 259 - FRIEND after friend departs : Who hath not lost a friend ? There is no union here of hearts, That finds not here an end : Were this frail world our only rest, Living or dying, none were blest.
Page 302 - Virtues loved to dwell. Affection warm, and faith sincere, And soft humanity, were there. In agony, in death resign'd, She felt the wound she left behind. Her infant Image here below Sits smiling on a Father's woe : Whom what awaits, while yet he strays Along the lonely vale of days ? A Pang, to secret sorrow...
Page 216 - And take thy rest God called thee home He thought it best Bob and Alice had no more children.

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