The North Carolina Booklet: Great Events in North Carolina History, Volume 14

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Martha Helen Haywood, Mrs. Hubert Haywood, Mary Hilliard Hinton
North Carolina Society of the Daughters of the Revolution, 1914 - Local history
 

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Page 102 - Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give, demise, and dispose of the same in the following manner and form...
Page 162 - E'EN such is time ; that takes in trust Our youth, our joys, our all we have, And pays us but with earth and dust ; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days : But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust.
Page 158 - Go, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand ! Fear not to touch the best, The truth shall be thy warrant Go, since I needs must die, And give the world the lie.
Page 158 - Fear not to touch the best; The truth shall be thy warrant: Go, since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. Say to the court, it glows And shines like rotten wood; Say to the church, it shows What's good, and doth no good: If church and court reply, Then give them both the lie. Tell potentates, they live Acting by others' action; Not loved unless they give, Not strong but by a faction: If potentates reply, Give potentates the lie.
Page 159 - Give me my scallop-shell of quiet, My staff of faith to walk upon, My scrip of joy, immortal diet, My bottle of salvation, My gown of glory, hope's true gage, And thus I'll take my pilgrimage.
Page 102 - 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 and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth to be Buried in Decent Christian Burial 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...
Page 160 - At those clear wells Where sweetness dwells, Drawn up by saints in crystal buckets. And when our bottles and all we Are filled with immortality...
Page 226 - ... kills store of beeves, and sells them to victual the ships when they come thither : hath abundance of kine, a brave dairy, swine great store, and...
Page 160 - That since my flesh must die so soon, And want a head to dine next noon, Just at the stroke, when my veins start and spread, Set on my soul an everlasting head ! Then am I ready, like a palmer fit, To tread those blest paths which before I writ.

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