What people are saying - Write a review
Other editions - View all
acres aforesaid American Anne appears appointed assigns belonging Benjamin bounds bridge British brook Brown Caleb called Captain Charles church Colonel colony command Cortlandt court creek Daniel David died Dutch east Elizabeth enemy England erected farm Frederick Frederick Philipse George give Governor grant ground hand Hannah heirs held Henry hill Hunt Indians inhabitants Isaac Island Jacob James John Joseph June land late letter Lewis Long Lord manor March marked Mary meeting miles mill minister Morris neck parish passed patent persons Peter possession present proprietors province purchased Purdy received residence Richard river Robert runs Samuel Sarah seal side situated sons successors Thomas town tract of land trees unto village Westchester White Plains wife William woods York
Page 274 - Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days ! None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise.
Page 275 - And long, where thou art lying, Will tears the cold turf steep. When hearts whose truth was proven, Like thine are laid in earth, There should a wreath be woven To tell the world their worth. And I, who woke each morrow To clasp thy hand in mine, Who shared thy joy and sorrow, Whose weal and woe were thine — It should be mine to braid it Around thy faded brow, But I've in vain essayed it, And feel I cannot now. While memory bids me weep thee, Nor thoughts nor words are free, The grief is fixed...
Page 381 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 80 - 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.
Page 32 - CHARLES the Second by the Grace of God King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 225 - Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell forever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
Page 73 - Know ye, therefore, that We, of our especial grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion do by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, give and grant unto the said...
Page 70 - SOCIETY, and for the purposes aforesaid, and by the name aforesaid shall have perpetual succession and a Common Seal, with full power and authority to alter, vary, break, and renew the same at their discretion, and by the same name to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto...