Essex Institute Historical Collections, Volumen37

Essex Institute Press, 1901

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Página 314 - God therefor, calling into 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, — I give and recommend my Soul into the hands of God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried in decent Christian burial, at the discretion of my Executor, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again, by the mighty power of...
Página 141 - Of all we loved and honored, naught Save power remains, — A fallen angel's pride of thought, Still strong in chains. All else is gone : from those great eyes The soul has fled : When faith is lost, when honor dies, The man is dead!
Página 336 - ... desire. I constantly hoped, that it would have been much earlier in my power, consistently with motives which I was not at liberty to disregard, to return to that retirement from which I had. been reluctantly drawn.
Página 314 - 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...
Página 336 - ... strengthened the motives to diffidence of myself; and every day the increasing weight of years admonishes me, more and more, that the shade of retirement is as necessary to me as it will be welcome. Satisfied that if any circumstances have given peculiar value to my services, they were temporary, I have the consolation to believe that, while choice and prudence invite me to quit the political scene, patriotism does not forbid it.
Página 336 - I beg you, at the same time, to do me the justice to be assured that this resolution has not been taken without a strict regard to all the considerations appertaining to the relation which binds a dutiful citizen to his country ; and that, in withdrawing the tender of service, which silence, in my situation, might imply, I am influenced by no diminution of zeal for your future interest ; no deficiency of grateful respect for your past kindness ; but am supported by a full conviction that the step...
Página 314 - Buried in decent Christian Burial at the Discretion of my 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 in...
Página 316 - God to call me , hence, do therefore make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say First, and principally, I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors hereinafter named, and after my debts and funeral charges are paid, I devise and bequeath as follows: Item.
Página 166 - Sit alone by himself in the Hall uncovered* at meals, during the pleasure of the President and Fellows, and be in all things obedient, doing what exercise was appointed him by the President, or else be finally expelled the College.
Página 170 - With a haunting sorrow that never slept, As the circling year brought round the time Of an error that left the sting of crime, When he sat on the bench of the witchcraft courts, With the laws of Moses and Hale's Reports...

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