Josiah Gilbert Holland

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  • Roger S. Lucas - Author (2/8/2019 7:36:00 PM)

    Mr. Holland built a house in Alexandria Bay, New York - Now called Bonnie Castle Resort

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Daniel Gray

IF I shall ever win the home in heaven
For whose sweet rest I humbly hope and pray,
In the great company of the forgiven
I shall be sure to find old Daniel Gray.

I knew him well; in truth, few knew him better;
For my young eyes oft read for him the Word,
And saw how meekly from the crystal letter
He drank the life of his beloved Lord.

Old Daniel Gray was not a man who lifted
On ready words his freight of gratitude,
Nor was he called as one among the gifted,
In the prayer-meetings of his neighborhood.

He had a few old-fashioned words ...

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