The Hamlin Family: A Genealogy of Capt. Giles Hamlin of Middletown, Connecticut, 1654-1900

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H.F. Andrews, 1900 - British Americans - 479 pages
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Page 253 - There is no death! The leaves may fall, And flowers may fade and pass away; They only wait through wintry hours, The coming of the May. There is no death ! An angel form Walks o'er the earth with silent tread; He bears our best loved things away; And then we call them "dead.
Page 253 - There is no death! The dust we tread Shall change beneath the summer showers To golden grain or mellow fruit Or rainbow-tinted flowers.
Page 253 - He leaves our hearts all desolate; He plucks our fairest, sweetest flowers; Transplanted into bliss, they now Adorn immortal bowers. The bird-like voice, whose joyous tones Made glad these scenes of sin and strife, Sings now an everlasting song Around the tree of life.
Page 254 - The birdlike voice, whose joyous tones, Made glad these scenes of sin and strife, Sings now an everlasting song, Around the tree of life. Where'er he sees a smile too bright, Or heart too pure for taint and vice, He bears it to that world of light, To dwell in paradise. Born...
Page 253 - There is no death! The stars go down To rise upon some fairer shore, And bright in Heaven's jeweled crown They shine for evermore. There is no death!
Page 57 - Sweet peace and heavenly hope and humble joy, Divinely beam on his exalted soul: Destruction gild and crown him for the skies With incommunicable luster bright.
Page 39 - In witness; whereof, I have hereunto set my hand & seal the day and year first above written. Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said William Hamlin as his last will and testament.
Page 38 - Simsbury, in the county of Hartford, and colony of Connecticut, in New England...
Page 31 - ... twenty miles NE of Perth). His will is on record in Toronto; it reads as follows: In the name of God, Amen — I, Thomas Scott, late Chief Justice of the Province of Upper Canada, being of sound mind and in good health of body yet ignorant how long these -blessings may be indulged me, do make this my last Will and Testament in manner & form following: First, I direct that all my just and lawful debts be immediately paid. Next that all the residue of my property real and personal be subject to...
Page 53 - Be it enacted by the governor, council, and representatives, in general court assembled, and by...

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