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the valley of decision: for the day, tain and Island were moved ont, for we have sinned: in those is of the LORD is near in the valley of their places.
continuance, and we shall be of decision.
saved, Matth. xxiv, 29. Immediately
Matth. xiii, 43. Then shall the after the tribulation of those days A STATE OF PERFECT SALVA righteous shine forth as the sun, shall the sun be darkened, and the
in the kingdom of their Father. moon shall not give her light, and
Who hath ears to ear, let him the stars shall fall from beaven, thy salvation, O Lord.
Gen. xlix, 18. I have waited for bear. and the powers of the heavens
Luke vi, 21. Blessed are ye that shall be shaken.
Ps. lil, 8. Salvation belongeth hunger now: for ye shall be filleu.
unto Luke xxi, 25-28. And there sball
LORD: thy blessing és Blessed are ye that weep now: for
Selah, be slyns in the sun, and in the upon thy people.
ye shall laugh. moon, and in the stars; and upon Ps. lxxxv, 9. Surely bis salva
1 Cor. ii, 9. But as it is written, the earth distress of nations, with tion is nigh them that fear him; perplexity; the sea and the waves that glory may dwell in our land: Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard,
neither have entered into the roaring, Men's hearts failing them Ps. cxix, 166, 174. LORD, I have heart of man, the things which for fear, and for looking after hoped for thy salvation, and done God hath prepared for them that those things which are coming on thy commandments. I have long-love him. the earth: for the powers of ed for thy salvation, O LORD; ard heaven shall be shaken. And thy law is my delight.
2 Tim. iv, 8. Henceforth there is then shall they see the Son of man
laid up for me a crown of right
Rom. xili, 11. And that, knowcoming in a cloud, with power ing the time, that now it is high righteous judge, shall give me at
eousness, which the Lord, the and great glory. And when these time to awake out of sleep: ior things begin to come to pass, then now is our salvation nearer than
that day: and not to me only, but look up, and lift up your heads; when we believed.
unto all them also that love his for your redemption draweth
Heb. vi, 9. But, beloved, we are nigh. Acts ii, 19, 20. And I will shew and things that accompany sal
Heb. iv, 9-11. There remaineth persuaded better things of you,
therefore a rest to the people of wonders in heaven above, and vation, thongh we thus speak.
God. For he that is entered into signs in the earth beneath; blood,
his rest, he also hath ceased from and fire, and vapour of smoke:
1 Peter 1, 9. Receiving the end his own works, as God did from The sun'shall be turned into dark- of your faith, even the salvation
his. Let us labour therefore to of your souls. ness, and the moon into blood,
enter into that rest, lest any man before that great and notable day
fall after the same example of of the Lord como.
OF HAPPINESS AND GLORY, Heb. xii, 27. And this word, Yet
Rev. xxii, 3. And there shall be once more, signifieth the remov Ps. xvi, 11. Thou wilt shew me God and of the Lamb shall be
no more curse: but the throne of ing of those things that are shaken, the path of life: in thy presence as of things that are made, that is fulness of joy; at thy right hand in it: and his servants shall serve
him. those things which cannot be there are pleasures for evermore. shaken may remain, 2 Peter iii, 7, 10–12. But the abundantly satisfied with the fatPs. XXXVI, 8, 9. They shall be
OF IMMORTALITY. heavens and the earth, which are
Isa. xxv, 8. He will swallow up now, by the same word are kept make them drink of the river of God will wipe away tears from off
ness of thy house; and thou shalt death in victory; and the Lord in store, reserved unto fire against thy pleasures. the day of judgment and perdition is the fountain of life: in thy light people shall be take away from
For with thee all faces; and the rebuke of his of ungodly men. But the day of
shall we see light, the Lord will come as a thief in
off all the earth: for the Lord hath the night; in the which the
Ps. Ixxiil, 24. Thou shalt guide spoken it. heaveng shall pass away with a
me with thy counsel, and after Isa, xlv, 17. But Israel shall be great noise, and the elements ward receive me to glory.
saved in the LORD with an ever. shall melt with fervent heat, the Isa. XXXV, 10. And the ransomed lasting salvation: ye shall not be earth also and the works that are of the LORD shall return, and come ashamed nor confounded world therein shall be burned up. See-to Zion with songs, and everlast- without end. Ing then that all these things shall ing joy upon their heads: they Matth. xix, 29, 30. And every be dissolved, what manuer of per shall obtain joy and gladness, and one that hath forsaken houses, or 8013 ought ye to be in all holy sorrow and sighing shall flee brethren, or sisters, or father, or conversation and godliness. Look-away.
mother, or wife, or children, or ing for and hasting unto the com
Isa. Ii, 11. Therefore the re-lands, for my name's sake, sball ing of the day of God, wherein deemed of the Lord shall return, receive an hundred-fold, and shall the heavens being on fire shall be and come with singing unto Zion; inherit everlasting life. But dissolved, and the elements shall and everlasting joy shall be upon many that are first shall be last, melt with fervent heat?
their head: they shall obtain glad- and the last shall be first. Rev. vi, 12-14. And I behela ness and joy; and sorrow and
Rom. il, 7. To them who, by when he had opened the sixth mourning shall flee away.
patient continuance in well-doing, seal, and, lo, there was a great Isa. Ixiv, 4, 5. For since the be- seek for glory, and honour, and earthquake; and the sun becameginning of the world men have immortality, eternal life. black as sackcloth of hair, and the not heard, nor perceived by the moon became as blood; And the ear, neither bath the eye scen, o
Rom. vi, 23. For the wages of stars of heaven tell unto the earth, God, beside thee, what he hath sin is death; but the gift of God even as a fig tree castelh her un prepared for him that waiteth for is eternal life, through Jesus timely figs, when she is shaken of him. Thou meetest him that re- Christ our Lord. a mighty wind. And the heaven joiceth and worketh righteous 2 Cor. iv, 17, 18. For our lighi departed as a scroll when it is ness; those that remember thee in affliction, which is but for a rolled together, and every moun. thy ways: behold, thou art wroth; moment, worketh for us a fur
more, neither thirst any more; , earth; and the former shall not shall walk in the light of it; and
more exceeding and eternal, shipped bim that liveth for ever I of the city had twelve foundations, weight of glory: While we look and ever.
and in them the names of the not at the things which are seen. Rer. viii, 1. And when he had twelve apostles of the Lamb. And but at the things which are not opened the seventh seal, there he that talked with me had a seent for the things which are
was silence in heaven about the goldeu reed to measure the city, seen are temporal; but the things space of half an hour.
and the gates thereol, and the which are not seen are eternal.
Rer. xi, 16. And the four and wall thereof. And the city lieth 1 Peter 1, 4. To an inheritance twenty elders, which sat before four-square, and the length is as incorruptible, and undefled, and God on their seats, fell upon their measured the city with the reed,
And he that fadeth not away, reserved in faces, and worshipped God.
The heaven for you.
twelve thousand furlongs.
Rev. xv, 3, 4. And they sing the length, and the breadth, and the 1 John il, 25. And this is the song of Moses the servant of God, height of it are equal. And he promise that he hath promised and the song of the Lamb, saying, measured the wali thereof, an us, eren eternal life.
Great and marvellous are thy Bundred and forty and four cubits, Rev. xxi, 4. And God shall wipe works, Lord God Almighty; just according to the measure of a all tears from their eyes; and there and true are thy ways, thou man, that is, of the angel. And shall be no more death, neither King of saints. Who shall not the building of the wall of it was sorrow, nor crying, neither shall fear thiee, O Lord, and glorify thy of jasper; and the city was pure there be any more pain: for the name for thou only art holy: for gold, like unto clear glass. And former tblugs are passed away. all nations shall come and worship the foundations of the wall of the
before thee; for thy judgments are city were garnished with all manTHE DIVINE PRESENCE. made manifest.
ner of precious stones. The first Ps. xvii, 15. As for me, I will
Rev. xix. 4.5. And the four and foundation was jasper; the second, behold thy face in righteousness: twenty elders, and the four beasts, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony I shall be satisfied, when I awake, lell down and worshipped God the fourth, an emerald; The fifth, with thy likeness.
that sat on the throne, saying, sardonyx; the sixth, sardlus; the
Amen; Alleluia. Aud a voice seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, Matth. v, 3. Blessed are the poor came 'out of the throne, saying, beryk; the ninth, a topaz; the teath, in spirit: for theirs is the king- Praise our God, all ye bis servants, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a dom of heaven.
and ye that fear him, both small jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst, Rev. vii, 15-17. Therefore are and great.
And the twelve gates were twelve they before the throne of God,
pearls; every several gate was of and serve him day and night in OTHER VIEWS OF HEAVEN. ono pearl: and the street of the his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among
Isa. Ixv, 17. For, behold. I city was pure gold, as it wero
transparent glass. And the na them. They shall hunger no create new heavens, and a new
tions of them which are saved neither shall the sun light on
be remembered, nor come into the kings of the earth do bring them, nor any heat. Lamb which is in the midst of the
John xiv, 2-4. In my Father's And the gates of it shall not be
their glory and honour into it. throne shall feed them, and shall house are many mansions: if it shat at all
by day: for there shall lead them unto living fountains were not so, I would have told
be no night there. And they shall of waters; and God "shall wipe you. I go to prepare a place for bring the glory and honour of the away all tears from their eyes.
you. And if I go and prepare a natious into it. And there shall
place for you, I will come again, in no wise enter into it any thing Rev. xxi, 22, 23. And I saw no
and receive you unto myself; that that defileth, neither whatsoerer temple therein: for the Lord God
where I am, there ye may be also. Almighty and the Lamb are the And whither I go ye know, and
worketh abomination, or maketh temple of it. And the city had no
a lie; but they which are written need of the sun, neither of the the way ye know.
in the Lamb's book of life. moon, to shine in it; for the glory 2 Peter iii, 13. Nevertheless we, of God did lighten it, and the according to his promise, look for
HELL. Lamb is the light thereof. new heavens and a new earth,
THE PLACE OF THE Rev. xxii, 4, 5. And they shall wherein dwelleth righteousness.
FINALLY WICKED. see his face, and his name shall be Rev. xv, 2, And I saw as it were in their foreheads. And there a sea of glass mingled with fire;
Ps. ix, 17. The wicked shall be shall be no night there; and they and them that had gotten the vic- turned into hell, and all the naneed no candle, neither light of tory over the beast, and over his tions that forget God. the sun; for the Lord God giveth image, and over his mark, and Ps. Iv, 15. Let death seize upon them light: and they shall reign over the number of his nanue, them, and let them go down for ever and ever.
stand on the set of glass, having quick into hell: for wickedness is the harps of God.
in their dwellings, and among OCCUPATIONS.
them. Rev. iv, 9, 10. And when those saw a new heaven and a new Rev. xxi, 1, 12--21, 24-27. And I
P3. Ixxxvi. 13. For great is thy beasts give Glory, and honour, earth: for the first heaven and the mercy toward me; and thou hasi and thanks to him that sat on the first earth were passed away; and delivered my soul from the lowest throne, who liveth forever and there was no more sea. ever. The four and twenty elders a wall great and high, and had fall down before him that sat on twelve gates, and at the gutes from the wicked: for they seek
P3. cxix, 155. Salvation is far the throne, and worship him that twelve angels, and names written not tby statutes. liveth for ever and ever, and cast thereon, which are the names of their crowns before the throne, the twelve tribes of the children
Prov. vii, 27. Her house is the saying.
of Israel. On the east, three gates; way to hell, going down to the Rev. v, 14. And the four beasts on the north, three gates; on the chambers of death. Buid. Amen. And the four and south, three gates; and on the Prov, ix, 18. But he knopreth twenty elders fell down and wor-/ West, three gates. And the wall, not that the dead are there; and
For the mind.
And had hell.
that her guests are in the depths in danger of the judgment and that wrought miracles before him, of heil.
whosoever shall say to his brother, with which he deceived them that Prov. xv, 24. The way of life is Raca, shall be in danger of the had received tho mark of the above to the wise, that he may
council; but whosoever shall say, beast, and them that worsliipped depart from hell beneath.
Thou fool, shall be in danger of bis image. These both were cast hell fire.
alive into a lake of fire burning 18a. v, 14. Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her
Matth. viil, 12. But the children with brimstone. mouth without measure: and their of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be
ITs MISERY ETERNAL. glory, and their multitude, and their pomp. and he that rejoiceth, weeping and gnashing of teeth. Isa. Ixvi. 24. And they shall go shall descend into it.
Matth. xiii, 49, 50. So shall it be forth, and look upon the carcases Matth. xiii, 40--42. As therefore at the end of the world: the angels against me: for their worm shall
of the men that have transgressed the tares are gathered and burned shall come forth, and sever the in the fire; so shall it be in the end wicked from among the just, And quenched; and they shall be an
not die, neither shall their fire be of this world. The son of man shall send forth his angels, and of fire: there shall be wailing and abhorring unto all flesh. they shall gather out of his king- gnashing of teeth.
Matth. XXV, 41. Then shall be dom all things that offend, and
Luke xil. 46. The lord of that say also unto them on the left them which do iniquity; And servant will come in a day when into everlasting fire, prepared for
hand, Depart from me, yo cursed. shall cast them into a furnace of he looketh not for him, and at an fire: there shall be wailing and hour when he is not aware, and
the devil and his angels. gnashing of teeth.
will cut him in sunder, and will 2 Thess. 1, 9, 10. Who shall be Matth. XXV, 30. And cast ye the appoint him his portion with the punished with everlasting destrucunprofitable servant into outer uubelievers.
tion from the presence of the darkness: there shall be weeping
Luke xiii, 28. There shall be | Lord, and from the glory of his and gnashing of teeth.
weeping and gnashing of teeth, power; When he shall come to be Luke x, 12, 15. But I say unto when ye shall see Abraham, and
glorified in his saints, and to be yon, That it shall be more toler- Isaac, and Jacob, and all the pro- admired in all them that believe able in that day for Sodom, than phets, in the kingilom of God, and (because our testimony among for that city. And thou, Caper- you yourselves thrust out.
you was believed) in that day. naum, which art exalted to heaven, shalt be thrust down to hell.
Luke xvi, 23, 24. And in hell he
Rev. xiv, 11. And the smoke of lifted up his eyes, being in tor
their torment ascendeth up for Luke xx, 47. Which devour ments, and seeth Abraham afar ever and ever: and they have no widows' houses, and for a show off, and Lazarus in his bosom. rest day nor night, who worship make long prayers: the same shall And he cried, and said, Father the beast and his image, and whoreceive greater damnation.
Abraham, have mercy on me, and sover receiveth the mark of his Rom. 11, 8, 9. But unto them that send Lazarus, that he may dip the name. are contentious, and do not obey tip of his finger in water, and cool Rev. xix, 3. And again they said, the truth, but obey unrighteous-my tongue; for I am tormented in Alleluia. And her smoke rose up Tess, indignation, and wrath, Tri- this flame.
for ever and ever, bulation and anguish, upon every 2 Thess. 1, 6-8. Seeing it is a soul of man that doeth evil, of the righteous thing with God to re
LESSONS. Jew first, and also of the Gentile.
compense tribulation to them that Matth. x, 28. And fear not them Rev. xx, 10. And the devil that troubled rest with us, when the able to kill the soul: but rather trouble to
which kill the body, but are not deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where
Lord Jesus shall be revealed from fear him which is able to destroy the beast and the false prophet heaven with his mighty angels, both soul and body in hell. are, and shall be torinented day
In flaming fire taking vengeance Mark ix, 43-48. And if thy hand and night for ever and ever.
on them that know not God, and offend thee, cut it off: it is better
that obey not the gospel of our for thee to enter into life maimed, Rev. XX1, 8. But the fearful, Lord Jesus Christ. and unbelieving, and the abo
than having two hands to go into minable, and murderers, and
Heb. x, 31. It is a fearful thing hell, into the fire that never shall whoremongers, and sorcerers, and
to fall into the hands of the living be quenched; Where their worm
God. Idolaters, and all liars, shall
dieth not, and the fire is not have their part in the lake which
Rev. xiv, 9, 10, And the third quenched. And if thy foot offend burneth with fire and brimstone;
angel followed them, saying thee, cut it off; it is better for thee which is the second death. with a loud voice, If any man
to enter halt into life, than having Rev. xxii, 15. For without are worship the beast and his image, two feet to be cast into hell, into dogs, and sorcerers, and whore- and receive his mark in his fore the fire that never shall be mongers, and murderers, and
head, or in his hand, The same quenched; Where their worm shall drink of the wine of the
dieth not, and the fire is not idolaters, and whosoever loveth und maketh a lie.
wrath of God, which is poured out quenched. And if thine eye ofwithout mixture into the cup of
fend thee, pluck it out: it is better his indignation; and he shall be
for thee to enter into the kingdom ITS FIRE AND MISERY,
tormented with fire and brimstone of God with one eye, than having Deut. xxxii, 22. For a fire is kindled in miue anger, and shall and in the presence of the Lamb in the presence of the holy angels, two eyes to be cast into hell-tire;
Where their worm dieth not, and burn unto the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her
Rev. xix, 19, 20. And I saw the the fire is not quenched.
beast, and the kings of the earth, increase, and set on fire the foun
2 Çor. v, :1. Knowing therefore dations of the mountains.
and their armies, gathered toge- the terror of the Lord, we per
ther to make war against him that suade men; but we are made Matth. v, 22. But I say unto you' sat on the horse, and against his manifest unto God; and I trust That whosoever is angry with his army. And the beast was taken, also are made manifest in your brother without a cause shall be and with him the false prophet consciences.
nations to shake at the sound of Jonah il, 2. Ånd said, I cried by 2 Sam. xxii, 6. The sorrows of his fall, wheu I cast him down to reason of mine affliction unto the hell compassed me about; the bell with them that descend into LORD, and he heard me; out of the suares of death prevented me.
the pit; and all the trees of Eden, belly of hell cried I, and thou Ps. cxvi, 3. The sorrows of death all that drink water, shall be com
the choice and best of Lebanon, heardest my voice. compassed me, and the pains of
Rev. vi, 7, 8. And when he had hell gat hold upon me: I found earth. They also went down into the voice of the fourth beast say,
forted in the nether parts of the opened the fourth seal, I beard trouble and sorrow.
hell with him unto them that be Come and see. And I looked, Isa. xiv, 9, 10. Hell from beneath slain with the sword; and they and behold a pale horse: and nis is moved for thee to meet thee at that were his arm, that dwelt und name that sat on him was Death, thy coming : it stirreth up the der his shadow in the midst of aud bell followed with bim : and dead for thee, even all the chief the heathen,
power was given unto them over ones of the earth; it bath raised up from their thrones all the
Ezek. xxxii, 21, 27. The strong the fourth part of the earth, to among
the mighty shall speak to kill with sword, and with hunger, kings of the nations.
All they bim out of the midst of hell with and with death, and with the chall, speak and say unto thee, them that help him: they are gone beasts of the earth. Art thou also become weak as
Rev. xx, 13-15. And the sea gare we? art thou become like unto slain 'by the sword.
down, they lie uncircumcised.
And they up the dead which were in it; and us?
shall not lie with the mighty that death and hell delivered up the Isa. xxx, 33. For Tophet is or are fallen of the uncircumcised, dead which were in them; and dained of old; yea, for the king it which are gone down to hell with they were judged every man is prepared; he hath made it deep their weapons of war; and they according to their works. And and large, the pile thereof is fire bave laid their swords under their death and bell were cast into the and much wood: the breath of the heads; but their iniquities shall lake of fire. This is the second Lord, like a stream of brimstone, be upon their bones, though they death. And wliosoever was not doth kindle it.
were the terror of the mighty in found written in the book of Life Exek. xxxi, 16, 17. I made the I the land of the living
was cast into the lake of fire.
Woman, because she was taken young man, and a goodly; and / And he called the name of the her, and commended her before and he also was a very goodly fair, my love: there is no spot in The princes also of Pharaoh sam saying, Why hast thou done so? / within thy locks. Thou art all
MARRIAGE. MAN AND WOMAN. that he had in Joseph's hand; and turn of Esther, the daughter of Gen. 11, 21-23. And the LORD he knew not ought he had, save Abihail, the uncle of Mordecai, God caused a deep sleep to fall the bread which he did eat. And (who had taken her for his daughupon Adarn, and he slept: and he Joseph was a goodly person, and ter,) was come to go in unto the took one of his ribs, and closed up well-favoured.
king, she required nothing but the flesh instead thereof; And the Erod, ii, 2.
what Hegai the king's chamber.
And the woman rib, which the Lord God had conceived, and bare a son: and lain, the keeper of the women, taken from man, made he a wo- when she saw him that he vas a appointed : and Esther obtained
favour in the sight of all them man, and brought her unto the goodly child, she hid him three
that looked upon ber. man. And Adam said, This is months. now bone of my bones, and flesh
1 Sam. ix, 2. And he had a son,
Job xlii, 13-15. He had also of my flesh: she shall be called whose name was Saul, a choice
seven sons and three daughters. out of man.
there was not among the children first, Jemima, and the name of the Gen. v, 2. Male and female cre. ated he them; and blessed them, he: from his shoulders and up. ) in all the land were no women of Israel a goodlier person than secund, Kezia, and the name of
the third, Keren-happuch. And and called their name Adam, in ward he was higher than any of the day when they were created. the people.
found 80 fair as the daughters of
Job: and their father gave them Matth. xix, 4. And he answered
1 Sam. xxv, 3. Now the name inheritance among their brethand said unto them, Have ye not of the man was Nabal, and the ren. read, that he which made them at
name of his wife Abigail; and she the beginning, made them male
Prov. xi, 22. As a jewel of gold was a woman of good understand in a swine's snout, so is a fair and female. ing, and of a beautiful counten
woman which is without discreMark x, 6. But from the begin ance: but the man was churlish, tion. ning of the creation God made and evil in his doings; and he was them male and female. of the house of Caleb.
Heb. xi, 23. By faith Moses,
when he was born, was hid three 2 Sam. xi, 2. And it came to months of his parents, because BEAUTY IN BOTH.
pass in an even - tide, that David they saw he was a proper child; Gen. vi, 2. That the sons of arose from off his bed, and walked and they were not afraid of the God saw the daughters of men upon the roof of the king's house: king's commandment. that they were fair; and they and from the roof he saw a woman took them wives of all which they washing herself; and the woman chose.
Ps. xlv, 11. So shall the king Gen. xii, 11-15. And it came to upon.
greatly desire thy beauty: for pass, when he was come near to 2 Sam. xiv, 25, 27. But in all Israel he is thy Lord; and worship thou
him. enter into Egypt, that he said there was none to be so much unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, praised as Absalom for his beauty: Cant. 1, 5, 6. I am black but I know that thou art a fair from the sole of his foot even to comely, () ye daughters of Jeruwoman to look upon: Therefore the crown of his head there was salem, as the tents of Kedar, as it shall come to pass, when the no blemish in him. And unto Absa- the curtains of Solomon. Look Egyptiang shall see thee, that lom there were born three sons, not upon me, because I am black, they shall say, This is his wife; and one daughter, whose name because the sun hath looked upon and they will kill me, but they was Tamar: she was a woman of me: my mother's children were will save thee alive. Say, I pray a fair countenance.
angry with me; they made me the thee, thou art my sister: that it
1 Sam. xvii, 42. And when the keeper of the vineyards; but may be well with ine for thy wake; Philistine looked about, and saw
mine own vineyard have I not and my soul shall live because of David, he disdained him; for he
kept. thee. And it came to pass, that, was but a youth, and ruddy, and Çant. iv, 3,7. Thy lips are like when Abram was coine into of a fair countenance.
a thread of scarlet, and thy Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the
1 Kings i, 6. And his father had speech is comely: thy temples are woman, that she was very fair.
not displeased him at any time in like a piece of a pomegranate
Pharaoh: and the woman was
Cant. v, 9, 10. What is thy beloved had two daughters: the name of
Esther ii, 7, 15. And he brought more than another beloved, 0 thou the elder was Leah, and the
up Hadassah, (that is, Esther,) his fairest among women? what is name of the younger was Rachel. uncle's daughter: for she had neithy beloved more than another Leah vas tender-eyed; but Rather father nor mother, and the beloved, that thou dost so charge
Us? chel was beautiful and well-fav maid was fair and beautiful; whom My beloved is white and oured.
Mordecai (when her father and ruddy, the chiefest among ten
mother were dead) took for his thousand. Gen. xxxix, 6. And he left all I own daughter. Now, when the Çant. vi, 1. Whither is thy be