History of Danbury, Conn., 1684-1896

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Burr Print. House, 1896 - Connecticut - 583 pages

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Page 116 - To me belongeth vengeance, and recompense ; their foot shall slide in due time : for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.
Page 25 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night ; and let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days,
Page 76 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.
Page 291 - Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings leaned to virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all. And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way.
Page 173 - No more on the steed wilt thou sweep o'er the plain : Thou sleep'st thy last sleep, thou hast fought thy last battle ! No sound can awake thee to glory again l ANONYMOUS.
Page 301 - Here lies until the resurrection the body of ROBERT SANDEMAN, a native of Perth, North Britain, who in the face of continual opposition from all sorts of men, long and boldly contended for the ancient Faith that the bare work of Jesus Christ, without a deed or thought on the part of man, is sufficient to present the chief of sinners spotless before God.
Page 452 - This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man...
Page 45 - In June next ensuing, a great thunderstorm arose out of the north-west after which (the hemisphere being serene) about an hour before sunset, a SHIP of like dimensions with the aforesaid, with her...
Page 35 - Here lies Until the Resurrection, The Body of ROBERT SANDEMAN, A Native of Perth, North-Britain, "Who in the Face of continual Opposition From all Sorts of Men Long and boldly contended For the ancient Faith ; That the bare Work of JESUS CHRIST, Without a Deed, or Thought, on the Part of Man, Is sufficient to present The chief of Sinners Spotless before GOD...
Page 80 - The enemy's loss is judged to be more than double our number, and about twenty prisoners. The enemy on this occasion behaved with their usual barbarity, wantonly and cruelly murdering the wounded prisoners who fell into their hands, and plundering the inhabitants, burning and destroying every thing in their way. The enemy, the day before they left Fairfield, were joined by ten sail, chiefly small vessels.

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