The Rawson family: Memoir of Edward Rawson, secretary of the colony of Massachusetts Bay, from 1651 to 1686; with genealogical notices of his descendants
Pub. by the family, 1849 - 148 pages
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Page 137 - Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.
Page 133 - God to call me hence, do therefore make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say, First and principally, I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors...
Page 133 - God calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament...
Page 43 - And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem ; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. 2 And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him.
Page 6 - ... that it was good for the church to have few preachers, that three or four might suffice for a county, and that the reading of the Homilies to the people was sufficient.
Page 134 - Rawson, the improvement of one third part of all my real estate, during her natural life, Also I give her one third part of all my living stock of creatures, of every kind whatsoever.
Page 125 - Teticut, &c. Sir, how this will be taken, is not difficult to imagine, to be sure, not well; nay. will not all men condemn you as wanting to yourselves, and that you have something to rely on. at least that you hope will answer your ends'?
Page 139 - And while ye look for light, He turn it into the shadow of death, And make it gross darkness.