The Foster Family, California Pioneers: First Overland Trip, 1849 : Second Overland Trip, 1852 : Third Overland Trip, 1853 : Fourth Trip (via Panama), 1857
Roxana Cheney Foster, Lucy Ann Foster Sexton
Schauer Printing Studio, Incorporated, 1925 - Overland journeys to the Pacific - 285 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Arthur beautiful boys brother brought California called camped cattle cold coming covered creek crossed daughter dear deep dollars early fall father feed feel feet five four friends gave getting girl give gold gone grass ground half hand hard head heart hills hope horses hundred husband Indians Isaac Foster keep killed kind Lake land leave letter live look Mary miles months morning mother mountains never night noon Panama passed poor present probably rain ranch returned river road rock route running Salt San Francisco San Jose says seen sick side soon spring stopped stream teams things thought told took town train trip valley wagon week wide wife winter wish write young
Page 284 - SPIRIT in the inner man ; that CHRIST may dwell in your hearts by faith ; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend, with all saints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height ; and to know the love of CHRIST, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of GOD.
Page 284 - For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man...
Page 269 - He that is down needs fear no fall; He that is low no pride; He that is humble ever shall Have God to be his guide.
Page 285 - Let Fate do her worst ; there are relics of joy, Bright dreams of the past, which she cannot destroy ; Which come in the night-time of sorrow and care, And bring back the features that joy used to wear.
Page 285 - All are scattered now and fled, Some are married, some are dead; And when I ask with throbs of pain, "Ah! when shall they all meet again?" As in the days long since gone by, The ancient timepiece makes reply, — "Forever — never ! Never — forever!
Page 262 - Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season; "Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompense of the reward.
Page 284 - WHEN eyes are beaming What never tongue might tell, When tears are streaming From their crystal cell ; When hands are linked that dread to part. And heart is met by throbbing heart, Oh ! bitter, bitter is the smart Of them that bid farewell ! When hope is chidden That fain of bliss would tell.
Page 275 - Yes ! I hasten from you gladly, From the scenes I love so well ; Far away, ye billows ! bear me ; ' Lovely native land ! — farewell ! Pleased I leave thee, Far in heathen lands to dwell.