Farm and its inhabitants, with some account of the Lloyds of Dolobran

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Chiswick Press by Whittingham, 1883 - Heraldry - 117 pages
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Page 75 - Jesus, whom having not seen we love ; in whom, though now we see him not, yet believing, we rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory, receiving the end of our faith, the salvation of our souls,
Page 94 - My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned, and rulers of the earth; But higher far my proud pretensions rise,— The son of parents passed into the skies!
Page 114 - A Collection of Memorials Concerning Divers Deceased Ministers and Others of the People Called Quakers, in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Parts Adjacent, from Nearly the First Settlement Thereof to the Year 1787, with Some of the Last Expressions and Exhortations of Many of Them; also an Alphabetical Index.
Page 37 - I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.
Page 41 - I shall never forget Mr. Bolton's expression to me " I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have. — POWER." He had about seven hundred people at work. I contemplated him as an iron chieftain, and he seemed to be a father to his tribe.
Page 50 - ... most welcome.'" His fifteenth child Catharine married Dr. George Birkbeck, the founder of the Mechanics' Institutes (ib. p. 48). A story told (p. 50) of one of Mr. Lloyd's sons-in-law, Joseph Biddle, is an instance of that excess of forgetfulness which Johnson called 'morbid oblivion' (ante, v. 68). 'He went to pay a call in Leamington. The servant asked him for his name, he could not remember it; in perplexity he went away, when a friend in the street met him and accosted him, "How do you do,...
Page 115 - He was by birth of them who are called the gentry, his father being a man of a considerable estate and of great esteem in his time, of an ancient house and estate called Dolobran, in Montgomeryshire in Wales. He was brought up at the most noted schools, and from thence went to one of the universities ; and because of his superior natural and acquired parts, many of account in the world had an eye of regard towards him. Being offered degrees and places of...
Page 83 - The merry Homes of England! Around their hearths by night, What gladsome looks of household love Meet in the ruddy light ! There woman's voice flows forth in song, Or childhood's tale is told, Or lips move tunefully along Some glorious page of old. The blessed Homes of England ! How softly on their bowers Is laid the holy quietness That breathes from Sabbath hours!
Page 11 - The report of this meeting went through the country, some saying, that most of that side of the country were turned Quakers. Whereupon divers were sent for, before Edward Lord Herbert, Baron of Cherbury, to a place where he then lived, called Llyssin, about three miles from Dolobran. After some discourse with them, he sent them to...
Page 110 - ... over in it, that Ellis Hooks, and I, and some other Friends, were hard put to it and troubled, to find out a way or means to have it dispensed to all the prisons throughout England and Wales, where our Friends were confined...

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