A History of the Town of Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1832 : and of the Adjoining Towns, Bedford, Acton, Lincoln, and Carlisle, Containing Various Notices of County and State History Not Before Published

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Russell, Odiorne, and Company, 1835 - 392 pagine
 

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Pagina 20 - ... to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith, which in our royal intention, and the adventurers' free profession, is the principal end of this plantation.
Pagina 10 - God sifted a whole nation that he might send choice grain over into this wilderness...
Pagina 159 - England to the High and Mighty Lords, the States General of the United Provinces in the Netherlands ; and Lord Chief Justice at the Common Pleas.
Pagina 210 - God wills us free ; — man wills us slaves. I will as God wills ; God's will be done. Here lies the body of JOHN JACK, A native of Africa, who died March, 1773, aged about sixty years.
Pagina 84 - The Charter Granted by Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary to the Inhabitants of the Massachusetts Bay in New England (Boston, MDCCXLII).
Pagina 94 - LORD every morning and every evening burnt sacrifices and sweet incense: the shewbread also set they in order upon the pure table; and the candlestick of gold with the lamps thereof, to burn every evening: for we keep the charge of the LORD our God; but ye have forsaken him. 12 And, behold, God himself is with us for our captain, and his priests with sounding trumpets to cry alarm against you. O children of Israel, fight ye not against the LORD God of your fathers; for ye shall not prosper.
Pagina 13 - some land for farms, and, going down the river about four miles, they made choice of a place for one thousand acres for each of them. They offered each other the first choice, but because the deputy's was first granted, and himself had store of land already, the governor yielded him the choice. So, at the place where the deputy's land was to begin, there were two great stones, which they called the Two Brothers, in remembrance that they were brothers by then. children's marriage, and did so brotherly...
Pagina 256 - For it was not an enemy that reproached me ; then I could have borne it : neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me ; then I would have hid myself from him : 13 But it was thou, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance. 14 We took sweet counsel together, and walked unto the house of God in company.
Pagina 86 - That as, in consequence of the former resolve, all business at the Inferior Court of Common Pleas and Court of General Sessions of the Peace next to be holden at...
Pagina 409 - The land was low but healthy ; and if, in common with all the settlements, they found the air of America very cold, they might say with Higginson, after his description of the other elements, that " New England may boast of the element of fire, more than all the rest ; for all Europe is not able to afford to make so great fires as New England. A poor servant, that is to possess but fifty acres, may afford to give more wood for fire as good as the world yields, than many noblemen in England.

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