A Genealogy of Runnels and Reynolds Families in America: With Records and Brief Memorials of the Earliest Ancestors, as Far as Known, and Many of Their Descendants, Bearing the Same and Other Names

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A. Mudge & son, printer, 1873 - Runnels family - 354 pages
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Page 176 - Mind the 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...
Page 89 - But we shall mourn him long, and miss His ready smile, his rea.dy kiss, The patter of his little feet, Sweet frowns and stammered phrases sweet ; And graver looks, serene and high, A light of heaven in that young eye, All these shall haunt us till the heart Shall ache and ache — and tears will start.
Page 176 - ... principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of...
Page 45 - Yet again we hope to meet thee, When the day of life is fled ; Then in heaven with joy to greet thee, Where no farewell tear is shed.
Page 37 - Jesus can make a dying bed Feel soft as downy pillows are, While on his breast I lean my head, And breathe my life out sweetly there.
Page 176 - 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 with in this Life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
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Page 29 - Physicians ware in vain ; Till death did seize and God did please To ease me of my pain.
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Page 89 - But he whom now, from sight of men, We hide in earth, shall live again; Shall break these clods, a form of light, With nobler mien and clearer sight, And in the eternal glory stand With those who wait at God's right hand.

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