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bear these afflictions he is pleased to lay upon them. They show their piety not in theory, but io practice; not in words, but in works. They are not led by fear, ambition, or worldly interest, but by love to the author of their being. They strive to promote the good of all men, and labour to secure eternal bliss.

There is more satisfaction in doing, than receiving good. To relieve the oppressed, is in some measure fulfilling the, duties which God requires; and is attended with a pleasure unknown, but to those who are beneficent and liberal.


I believe in God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord : who was conceived by the Holy Ghost; born of the Virgin Mary ; suffered under Pontius Pilate; was crucified, dead and buried; he descended into hell: the third day - he rose again from the dead: he ascended into heaven, and sitteth at the right hand of God, the Father Almighty from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Ghost; the holy catholic church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen.


From Barrow's Young Christian's Library.
Blessed Redeemer, how divine,
How righteous is this rule of thine:
Never to deal with others worse
Than we would have them deal with us!

This golden lesson, short and plain,
Gives not the mind or mem’ry pain ;
And ev'ry conscience must approve
This universal law of love.
'Tis written in each mortal breast,
Where all our tend'rest wishes rest;
We draw it from our inmost veins,
Where love to self resides and reigns.
Is reason ever at a loss ?
Call in self-love to judge the cause ;
And let our fondest passion show,
How we should treat our neighbours too.
How blest would every nation prove,
Thus ruld by equity and love!
All would be friends without a foe,
And form a paradise below.


I would not enter on my list of friends
(Though grac’d with polished manners and fine sense,
Yet wanting sensibility) the man
Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm.
An inadvertent step may crush a snail
That crawls at ev'ning in the public path ;
But he that has humanity, forewarn'd,
Will tread aside, and let the reptile live.
For they are all, the meanest things that are,
As free to live and to enjoy that life,
As God was free to form them at the first,
Who in his sov'reign wisdom made them all.


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Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done on

earth, as it is in heaven:



day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation; but

from evil; for thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glow, for

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THANKS AFTER MEALS. Blessed and praised be thy holy name, O Lord, for this and all thy other blessings bestowed upon us, through Iesus Christ our Lord." Amen.

DECLARATION OF CONGRESS. 66 We hold these truths to be self, evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that among these, are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” This is the language of America, of Reason, and of Truth.

EDUCATION. It is a companion which no misfortunes can depreks--no clime destroy--no enemy alienate-no despotism enslave. At home a friend-abroad an introduction in solitude a solace in society an ornament. It chastens vicemit guides virtue-it gives at once a grace and government to genius. Without it what is man. A splendid slave! a reasoning savage! vacillating between the dignity of an intelligence derived from God, and the degradation of passions participated with brutes ; and in the accident of their alternate ascendancy, shuddering at the terrours of an hereafter, or hugging the horrid hope of annihilation



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An drew Ja' cob Hugh

Am' brose

Joseph Job

Ca' leb

Jonas John


Jo el Jude

Cy' rus Luke

Bernard Mark

Da' vid

Lewis Paul

Dan' iel Leon' ard Miles


Lawrence Charles Ed' ward

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Mar' tha Jane

Esth' er Mat thew Ruth

E noch Seth


Na' than

Ar nold

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Ash' er Ad' am

God' fry Albert

Han' nah

A' saph Al len

Hum phrey

Bradford Alfred

Hel en


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Ja' bez

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