Memoir of the Rev. William Robinson: Formerly Pastor of the Congregational Church in Southington, Conn. : with Some Account of His Ancestors in this Country

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J.F. Trow, printer, 1859 - Clergy - 214 pages
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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 44 - God therefore, calling to mind the mortality of the body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament...
Page 44 - God for it, therefore calling unto 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.
Page 119 - 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 103 - President Edwards's valuable writings in another generation will pass into as transient notice, perhaps, scarce above oblivion, as "Willard, or Twiss, or Norton ; and when posterity comes across them in the rubbish of libraries, the rare characters who may read and be pleased with them, will be looked upon as singular and whimsical, as in these days are admirers of Suarez, Aquinas, or Dionysius Areopagita.
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 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.
Page 29 - Wife, most rare ; Should I exceed, to say beyond compare ? Call her the Phoenix, yet you cannot lye, Whether it be in Prose or Poetry. For Meekness. Piety, and Patience ; Rare Modesty, Unwearied Diligence ; For Gracious Temper, Prudent Conduct too, How few of the fair sex could her outdo ? Beloved of all while living, and now dead, The female Hadadrimmon's* lost their head.
Page 196 - ... to three students of the said college, towards their maintenance and subsistence during the time between their first and second degree ; such students being to be called scholars of the house, and, during that space of time, being hereby obliged to reside, at least three quarters of each year, between their first and second degree, in the said college: and that the said students or scholars of the house, be elected on the sixth day of May, (if not on a Sunday) but if it shall happen on a Sunday,...

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