History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties, Volume 2

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H. S. Williams, 1882 - Mahoning County (Ohio)
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Page 355 - Whose beard descending swept his aged breast; The ruined spendthrift, now no longer proud, Claimed kindred there, and had his...
Page 393 - Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned to stray ; Along the cool, sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.
Page 463 - For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it ? Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish...
Page 22 - Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud?— . Like a swift-fleeting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passeth from life to his rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willow shall fade, Be scattered around, and together be laid; And the young and the old, and the low and the high, Shall moulder to dust, and together shall lie.
Page 250 - SEC. 5. And be it further enacted, That nothing in this act contained shall be construed so as in any manner to affect the government now in force in the territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio river...
Page 36 - I would not live alway; no, welcome the tomb: Since Jesus hath lain there, I dread not its gloom; There sweet be my r,est, till He bid me arise To hail Him in triumph descending the skies.
Page 436 - Now then, O Lord God of Israel, let thy word be verified, which thou hast spoken unto thy servant David. -But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth ? behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain thee ; how much less this house which I have built...
Page 298 - August 20, 1804. He was one of the most extensive farmers in Northern Ohio. His lands, comprising about two thousand acres, were located in the townships of Kinsman and Gustavus. The fine quality of its soil, well watered by springs and spring-brooks, its good timber, and well arranged farm buildings, made his farm one of the most attractive in the State. It was mostly under fine cultivation; a part being devoted to dairy purposes, the number of cows ranging from sixty to eighty each year; the balance...
Page 327 - ... whisky, etc., the produce of farms, as shall be needed by the said Mr. Cowles and family, together with chopping, logging, fencing, etc. We agree, likewise, should any contribute anything within said term of three years toward the support of the said Mr. Cowles, it shall be deducted according to the sum annexed to each man's name. We likewise agree that the preaching in each town shall be in proportion to what each town subscribes for said preaching.
Page 323 - JK, clerks of said election, were respectively sworn (or affirmed), as the law directs, previous to their entering on the duties of their respective offices. Number and name of electors voting.

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