Wadsworth Memorial: An Account of the Proceedings of the Celebration of the Sixtieth Anniversary of the First Settlement of the Township of Wadsworth, Ohio ; with the Addresses, Historical Papers, and Poems Presented on that Occasion, Also, a Brief Sketch of the History to the Present Time with Sketches of the Early History of the Adjoining Townships to which is Annexed Biographical Sketches of the More Prominent Pioneer Settlers and Their Families

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Steam Printing House, 1875 - Chippewa (Ohio : Township) - 232 pages
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Page 67 - For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children: That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children : That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments...
Page 39 - BREATHES there the man, with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land? Whose heart hath ne'er within him burned, As home his footsteps he hath turned From wandering on a foreign strand?
Page 78 - God is no respecter of persons, but in every nation he that feareth God and worketh righteousness is accepted of Him.
Page 52 - I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine : But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood.
Page 232 - We do faithfully promise each to each, for ourselves and families, and those that belong to us$ that we will, the Lord assisting us, sit down and join ourselves together in one entire plantation; and to be helpful each to the other in every common work, according to every man's ability and as need shall require...
Page 41 - In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb.
Page 41 - A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes upon the thick trees.
Page 232 - ... common work, according to every man's ability and as need shall require; and we promise not to desert or leave each other or the plantation, but with the consent of the rest, or the greater part of the company who have entered into this engagement.
Page 232 - As for our gathering together in a church way, and the choice of officers and members to be joined together in that way, we do refer ourselves until such time as it shall please God to settle us in our plantation. In witness whereof we subscribe our hands, the first day of June, 1639.
Page 70 - Hitherto geneticists have felt rather comfortable about the old prophecy that the sins of the fathers should be visited upon the children unto the third and fourth generation, because they knew that the acquired characters were not inherited in the old Lamarckian sense.

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