Memorials of the Chaunceys: Including President Chauncy, His Ancestors and Descendants

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H. W. Dutton and son, printers, 1858 - 336 էջ
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Էջ 108 - The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.
Էջ 134 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me ; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me : because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me : my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.
Էջ 159 - Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting be signed by the Chairman and Secretary, and published in both of the newspapers of Iowa City.
Էջ 138 - The world can never give The bliss for which we sigh ; 'Tis not the whole of life to live, Nor all of death to die.
Էջ 135 - If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them.
Էջ 118 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me: Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was a robe and a diadem.
Էջ 290 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present — advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Էջ 140 - I have found, by a strict and diligent observation, that a due observance of the duty of this day, hath ever had joined to it a blessing upon the rest of my time ; and the week, that hath been so begun, hath been blessed and prosperous to me...
Էջ 14 - ... setting up of may-poles, or other sports therewith used, so as the same may be had in due and convenient time, without impediment or let of divine service; and that women should have leave to carry rushes to the church for the...
Էջ 232 - Meditations, and published an Election Sermon in 1713, entitled " The Necessity of Religion in Societies." In 1724, he published an " Inquiry into the right of the aboriginal natives to the lands in America.

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