Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Volume 5

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Lyon Gardiner Tyler
Lewis historical publishing Company, 1915 - Virginia
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Page 627 - Mr. Speaker, and gentlemen of the House of Burgesses, I have heard of your resolves, and augur ill of their effects. You have made it my duty to dissolve you, and you are dissolved accordingly.
Page 576 - THE REMAINS OF JOHN LEWIS, Who slew the Irish Lord, settled Augusta County, Located the town of Staunton, and furnished five sons to fight the battles of the American Revolution.
Page 982 - And you are to observe and follow such Orders and Directions from Time to Time, as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Page 1132 - Ashby bore to my command, for most of the previous twelve months, will justify me in saying that, as a partisan officer, I never knew his superior. His daring was proverbial, his powers of endurance almost incredible, his tone of character heroic, and his sagacity almost intuitive in divining the purposes and movements of the enemy.
Page 735 - He stuck in their gorge, For he loved the Lord God — and he hated King George! He had cause, you might say! When the Hessians that day Marched up with Knyphausen they stopped on their way At the "Farms" where his wife, with a child in her arms, Sat alone in the house.
Page 777 - Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and the great commandment, and the second is like unto it; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
Page 808 - God in his generation, was gathered unto his fathers, " having the testimony of a good conscience ; in the communion of the catholic Church ; in the confidence of a certain faith ; in the comfort of a reasonable, religious, and holy hope ; in favor with" "God, and in perfect charity with the world."* He was always remarkable for his humble opinion of himself, and especially of his spiritual attainments.
Page 713 - First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," was originally used in the resolutions presented to Congress on the death of Washington, December, 1799.
Page 802 - Pythias, though no longer in active affiliation with- these orders ; and is a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks ; he is a member of the...
Page 961 - Therefore let the moon Shine on thee in thy solitary walk ; And let the misty mountain winds be free To blow against thee...

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