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Memoir of the REV. William Robinson: Formerly Pastor of the Congregational ...
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Page 44 - 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, that is to say, Principally and first of all, I give and recommend my Soul into the hand...
Page 44 - 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 hath pleased God to bless me...
Page 123 - Second, that the freedman be encouraged at once to engage in some pursuit of industry for the support of his family and the education of his children by laws assuring him of friendship and protection. Tax the...
Page 44 - Carolina being sick and weak in body but of sound mind and memory...
Page 107 - ... books come into vogue. The very New Divinity gentlemen say, they perceive a disposition among several of their brethren to struggle for preeminence ; — particularly Dr. Edwards, Mr. Trumbull, Mr. Smalley, Mr. Judson, Mr. Spring, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Strong of Hartford, Mr. Dwight, Mr. Emmons, and others. They all want to be Luthers. But they will none of them be equal to those strong reasoners, President Edwards and Mr. Hopkins.
Page 18 - Little Compton, May 31. This morning died here Mrs. Elizabeth Paybody, late wife of Mr. William Paybody in the 93rd year of her age. She was the daughter of John Alden Esq. and Priscilla, his wife, daughter of Mr. William Mullins. This John Alden and Priscilla Mullins were married at Plymouth in New England, where their daughter Elizabeth was born. She was exemplary, virtuous and pious and her memory is blessed. Her granddaughter Bradford is a grandmother.
Page 22 - He stood very high in the estimation of the whole community for his talents, piety, and incorruptible integrity. He was a sound preacher ; though not remarkable for popular eloquence. He wrote much ; and some of his compositions are highly creditable to him. His style was plain, though forcible and effective.
Page 18 - Paybody, in the ninety-third year of her age. She was the daughter of John Alden, Esq. and Priscilla his wife, daughter of Mr. William Mullins. This John Alden and Priscilla Mullins were married at Plymouth in New England, where their daughter Elizabeth was born. She was exemplarily virtuous and pious, and her memory is blessed.