Ephraim and Pamela [Converse] Morris: Their Ancestors and Descendants

Books on Demand, 1894 - 207 頁
Morris family came from England to Massachusetts before 1655.

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第 58 頁 - No man is born into the world, whose work Is not born with him; there is always work, And tools to work withal, for those who will; And blessed are the horny hands of toil!
第 162 頁 - 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...
第 162 頁 - God for the same and calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die...
第 162 頁 - 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 for my Body I Recommend it to the Earth to be buried in a Christian Like and decent manner 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...
第 178 頁 - First, it is my will that all my just debts and funeral charges be paid and satisfied.
第 65 頁 - Sir, political eminence and professional fame fade away and die with all things earthly. Nothing of character is really permanent but virtue and personal worth. These remain. Whatever of excellence is wrought into the soul itself belongs to both worlds. Real goodness does not attach itself merely to this life ; it points to another world. Political or professional...
第 162 頁 - I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased Almighty God to bless me in this life, I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
第 10 頁 - Of inconveniences I shall instance in no other than that of the school-house, the confused and shattered and nastie posture that it is in, not fitting for to reside in ; the glass broken, and thereupon very raw and cold, the floor very much broken and torn up to kindle fires, the hearth spoiled, the seats, some burnt and others out of kilter, so that one had as well nigh as goods keep school in a hog stie as in it.
第 96 頁 - And, when the stream Which overflowed the soul was passed away, A consciousness remained that it had left, Deposited upon the silent shore Of memory, images and precious thoughts, That shall not die, and cannot be destroyed.
第 179 頁 - Signed, sealed published and declared by the above named James Miller to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the Testator.