Memorials of the Descendants of William Shattuck, the Progenitor of the Families in America that Have Borne His Name: Including an Introduction, and an Appendix Containing Collateral Information

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Dutton and Wentworth, 1855 - 414 pages

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Page 101 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Page 29 - But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with...
Page 29 - Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger obligation on a liberal and enlightened mind, than a consciousness of...
Page 5 - Panizzi was one of those who felt sincerely that " whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well...
Page 20 - ... endeavored to transmit the great inheritance unimpaired; that in our estimate of public principles and private virtue, in our veneration of religion and piety, in our devotion to civil and religious liberty, in our regard for whatever advances human knowledge or improves human happiness, we are not altogether unworthy of our origin.
Page 363 - Colours soon came on board and asked for the Captain. "Ralph Goldsmith told them he was the Commander. They asked, Whether he had any Letters ? He answered, Yes. But withal told them, He would not deliver them that Day. " So they returned on shore again, and reported, that There were many Quakers come, and that Samuel Shattuck (who they knew had been banished on pain of Death) was among them.
Page 27 - The Lord, The Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.
Page 24 - Charles, you see this little shop ; I have brought you here on purpose to show it to you. In that shop your grandfather used to shave for a penny ! That is the proudest reflection of my life ! While you live never forget that, my dear Charles.
Page 160 - ... the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price.
Page 371 - Paugus trembled as he applied his powder-horn to the priming ; Chamberlain heard the grains of his powder rattle lightly upon the leaves beneath his feet. Chamberlain struck his gun breech violently upon the ground — the rifle primed herself, he aimed, and his bullets whistled through the heart of Paugus. He fell, and as he went down, the bullet from the mouth of his ascending rifle touched the hair upon the crown of Chamberlain, and passed off without avenging the death of its dreadful master.

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