Epitaphs from the Old Burying-ground in Cambridge: With Notes

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J. Owen, 1845 - Всего страниц: 192
 

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Стр. 128 - My flesh shall slumber in the ground, Till the last trumpet's joyful sound; Then burst the chains with sweet surprise, And in my Saviour's image rise.
Стр. 172 - Offices thereto belonging : And by the side of the Colledge a faire Grammar Schoole, for the training up of young Schollars, and fitting of them for Academicall Learning, that still as they are judged ripe, they may be received into the Colledge of this Schoole : Master Corlet is the Mr.
Стр. 121 - WHY do we mourn departing friends, Or shake at death's alarms? 'Tis but the voice that Jesus sends To call them to his arms.
Стр. 180 - Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, The rude Forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
Стр. vii - Go where the ancient pathway guides, See where our sires laid down Their smiling babes, their cherished brides, The patriarchs of the town; Hast thou a tear for buried love? A sigh for transient power? All that a century left above, Go, read it in an hour...
Стр. 176 - He was a person that held very near communion with God; eminent in wisdom, piety, humility, love, self-denial, and of a compassionate and tender heart; surpassing in public spiritedness; a mighty man in prayer, and eminent at standing in the gap; he was zealous for order, and faithful in asserting the truth against all oppugners of it.
Стр. 177 - ... left to his Family only the honour of that Vote and Resolution. He was one of the largest Subscribers to raise money against the Rebels in Ireland. All these facts may be seen in the Journal of the House of Commons.
Стр. 175 - Harlackenden, among these men of note Christ hath thee seated: In warlike way Christ thee aray with zeal, and love well heated. As generall belov'd of all, Christ Souldiers honour thee: In thy young yeares, courage appeares, and kinde benignity.
Стр. 176 - August 25, that faithful and eminent servant of Christ, Mr. Thomas Shepard, died, who was a soul-searching minister of the gospel, and pastor of the church of Christ at Cambridge. By his death, not only that church and people, but also all New England, sustained a very great loss. He not only preached the gospel profitably and very successfully, but also hath left behind him divers worthy works of special use, in reference unto the clearing up the state of the soul to God ward; the benefit thereof,...
Стр. 179 - University, for a union of paternal kindness with firmness in supporting the laws. His manners were simple and reserved. His deportment dignified, and his character serious and contemplative. Having been called to the President's chair in the midst of the Revolutionary war, when the general tone of morals was weak, and the spirit of discipline enervated, he sustained the authority of his station with consummate steadfastness and prudence. He found the seminary embarrassed ; he left it free and prosperous....

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