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Origin and History of the Magennis Family: With Sketches of the Keylor ...
Meginness John F
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Page 54 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said John Alden, 2nd, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who, at his request, and in his presence, and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses the day and year above written.
Page 245 - 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! The busy world shoves angrily aside The man who stands with arms akimbo set, Until occasion tells him what to do; And he who waits to have his task marked out Shall die and leave his errand unfulfilled.
Page 67 - I direct first that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon after my decease as possible out of the first...
Page 214 - It makes the coward spirit brave, And nerves the feeble arm for fight ; It takes its terror from the grave, And gilds the bed of death with light. 5 The balm of life, the cure of woe, The measure and the pledge of love, The sinner's refuge here below, The angels
Page 212 - For the same sound is in my ears Which in those days I heard. Thus fares it still in our decay ; And yet the wiser mind Mourns less for what age takes away Than what it leaves behind.
Page 67 - Indiana do make and publish this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made. FIRST, I direct that my body be decently interred and that my funeral be conducted in a manner corresponding with my estate and situation in life.
Page 9 - History, as it lies at the root of all science, is also the first distinct product of man's spiritual nature ; his earliest expression of what can be called Thought.
Page 40 - WHAT is there in the vale of life Half so delightful as a wife, When friendship, love, and peace combine To stamp the marriage bond divine ? The stream of pure and genuine love Derives its current from above ; And earth a second Eden shows, Where'er the healing water flows...
Page 68 - Kintzy the testator have to this my will written on one sheet of paper, set my hand and seal this twenty-sixth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine.