Memoir of the Life and Character of Mrs. Mary Anna Boardman: With a Historical Account of Her Forefathers, and Biographical and Genealogical Notices of Many of Her Kindred and Relatives
private distribution, 1849 - 478 pages
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affection affectionate afflicted Barnabas Bidwell Barrington beloved blessed born Bostwick brother called Caroline character cheerful child Christ Christian Church colony comfort Connecticut Cornelia Court Daniel daugh daughter David Sherman dear dear Mary death devoted died divine domestic duty earth Elijah Elijah Boardman emotions faith father feel FREDERICK SCHROEDER friends George Boardman grace grave happy Hartford heart heaven heavenly Henry Hist holy honor hope Jeremiah Mason Jesus John June letter lived Lord married MARY ANNA BOARDMAN Mason Massachusetts Milford mind mother mourn never occasion pain parents peace Pequot Pequot War pleasure pray prayer precious received resided sachem saints saltpetre Samuel Whiting Saviour says Schroeder Sherman sister sorrow soul spirit Susan Tracy sweet tender thee thou thought tion unto wife William Whiting wish words wrote Yale College York
Page 332 - ... having the testimony of a good conscience; in the communion of the catholic Church ; in the confidence of a certain faith ; in the comfort of a reasonable, religious, and holy hope ; in favour with thee our God, and in perfect charity with the world.
Page 109 - I do not hesitate to say, that the road to eminence and power from obscure condition, ought not to be made too easy, nor a thing too much of course.
Page 357 - Israel, Fear not : for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name ; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee ; . and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee : when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned ; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour : I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee.
Page 175 - Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like airs as carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
Page 346 - ... that it may please thee of thy gracious goodness, shortly to accomplish the number of thine elect, and to hasten thy kingdom : that we, with all those that are departed in the true faith of thy holy Name, may have our perfect consummation and bliss, both in body and soul, in thy eternal and everlasting glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 130 - Marriage is the mother of the world, and preserves kingdoms, and fills cities, and churches, and heaven itself. Celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity...
Page 343 - Thou art gone to the grave — but 'twere wrong to deplore thee, When God was thy ransom, thy guardian, thy guide ; He gave thee, and took thee, and soon will restore thee, Where death hath no sting, since the Saviour hath died.
Page 78 - ... the Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten Commandments, and all other things which a Christian ought to know and believe to his soul's health...