The history of the Old Eagle School, Tredyffrin, in Chester County, Pennsylvania: with alphabetical lists of interments in the graveyard and of German settlers in Chester County, and a poem presenting the suggestive features of the place

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J.C. Winston Co., 1909 - Epitaphs - 180 pages
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Page 60 - For we are the same things our fathers have been; We see the same sights that our fathers have seen. We drink the same stream, and we feel the same sun, And run the same course that our fathers have run.
Page 129 - He found him in a desert land, And in the waste howling wilderness ; He compassed him about, he cared for him, He kept him as the apple of his eye : As an eagle that stirreth up her nest, That fluttereth over her young, He spread abroad his wings, he took them, He bare them on his pinions : The LORD alone did lead him, And there was no strange god with him.
Page 45 - In a word, although I think the Baron an excellent officer, I do most devoutly wish, that we had not a single foreigner among us, except the Marquis de Lafayette, who acts upon very different principles from those which govern the rest.
Page 99 - But that a science, which distinguishes the criterions of right and wrong ; which teaches to establish the one, and prevent, punish, or redress the other ; which employs in its theory the noblest faculties of the soul, and exerts in its practice the cardinal virtues of the heart; a science, which is universal in its use and extent, accommodated to each individual, yet comprehending the whole community...
Page 157 - ... same. And it is further proposed that upon a meeting (to be called for that purpose) a sufficient number of persons from among the said subscribers shall be elected to be the visitors or trustees of the said schools and to prescribe rules for the good government thereof. Wherefore, we, the undernamed persons, in order to forward so laudable a purpose, do hereby agree and promise to pay upon demand of the person authorized to receive such sum and sums of money as will appear annexed to our respective...
Page 132 - Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out. 6 Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find ? 7 The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.
Page 161 - Calvinlst (German Reformed) Churches, & the Members of those Churches, & a Number of persons, English & Germans of other religious Societies assembled at the Parsonage house in New holland. And about half after Ten O'clock proceeded from thence in procession to the School house in the following order: "The Scholars, The Singers, the Masters, The Ministers, viz.: The Rev. Mr. Melzheimer, professor of the College of Lancaster, and a Gentleman lately arrived from Germany, Magister Reiche, President...
Page 138 - And if any man hear my sayings, and keep them not, I judge him not : for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my sayings, hath one that judgeth him : the word that I spake, the same shall judge him in the last day.
Page 172 - Dallam, being duly sworn according to law deposes and says that the facts set forth in the foregoing bill of complaint are true to the best of his knowledge, information and belief.
Page 51 - ... ready to be delivered to the said parties in difference on or before the day of ;) then the above-written obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

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