Archives of the General Convention, Volume 3

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Page 416 - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead who die in the Lord : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours.
Page 187 - A maiden never bold ; Of spirit so still and quiet, that her motion Blush'd at herself...
Page 184 - THE body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life ! Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee ; and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thanksgiving.
Page 572 - The Lord of Hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
Page 580 - LAST DAYS OF OUR LORD'S MINISTRY : a Course of Lectures on the principal Events of Passion Week. By WALTER FARQUHAR HOOK, DD Vicar of Leeds, Prebendary of Lincoln, and Chaplain in Ordinary to the Qneen.
Page 200 - That you possessed talents eminently well adapted for the high post you lately held, friends and foes have concurred in testifying : be it my pleasing task thus publicly to declare that you carry back to your paternal fields virtues equally calculated to bloom in the shade. To resemble Cincinnatus is but small praise : be it yours, Sir, to enjoy the calm repose and holy serenity of a Christian hero ; and may " the Lord bless your latter end more than your beginning...
Page 578 - Festivals and Fasts. A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Protestant Episcopal Church, principally selected and altered from Nelson's Companion.
Page 102 - ... the other cabin, just left, for his comfort in this, now the receptacle of all his substance. These he drove into the logs with great judgment, choosing the place most appropriate for his hat, his coat, and other garments of himself and family. All this while his patient wife, who, directing the children to kindle the fire, prepared the food for — whom ? Shall it be said a stranger?
Page 450 - REV. JOHN HENRY HOBART, DD, Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the State of New York, -with a Memoir of his Life by the Rev.
Page 390 - General Hamilton and Judge Kent have declared in substance, that they looked upon Mr. Burr to be a dangerous man, and one who ought not to be trusted with the reins of government.

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