Descendants of James and Peter Noyes

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H.E. Noyes, 1904
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Page 331 - Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not express'd in fancy ; rich, not gaudy ; For the apparel oft proclaims the man, And they in France of the best rank and station Are most select and generous, chief in that.
Page 331 - The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel, But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd, unfledged comrade.
Page 49 - 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 251 - to promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge," thus developing an enlightened public opinion and affording to young and old such advantages as shall develop in them the largest capacity for performing the duties of American citizens; to cherish, maintain, and extend the institutions of American freedom; to foster true patriotism and love of country, and to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty.
Page 30 - Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown ; and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, Te take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the Lord is among them...
Page 49 - ... principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of...
Page 253 - Independence, or of one who, as a member of the Continental Congress or of the Congress of any of the Colonies or States...
Page 49 - Executors nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form — First.
Page 331 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be ; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Page 324 - Depend upon it, my snobbish friend, Your family thread you can't ascend, Without good reason to apprehend You may find it waxed, at the farther end, By some plebeian vocation ! Or, worse than that, your boasted line May end in a loop of stronger twine, That plagued some worthy relation ! But Miss MacBride had something beside Her lofty birth to nourish her pride — For rich was the old paternal MacBride, According to public rumor; And he lived

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