A Collection of Historical and Other Papers

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Página 393 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Página 445 - Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honourable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valour, but he was a leper.
Página 467 - A servant with this clause makes drudgery divine; who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, makes that and the action fine.
Página 287 - Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English dead ! In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility ; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger...
Página 71 - Money is this man's God, and to get enough of it he would sacrifice his country" This publication produced quite a sensation among the officers.
Página 173 - Who shall succeed, Without fail, Forevermore. * Here is the land, Shaggy with wood, With its old valley, Mound and flood. But the heritors ? — Fled like the flood's foam. The lawyer, and the laws, And the kingdom, Clean swept herefrom.
Página 125 - To the end the body of the commons may be preserved of honest and good men, it was ordered and agreed, that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same.
Página 42 - We have suffered prodigiously," he writes in December, " for want of wood. Many regiments have been obliged to eat their provisions raw for want of fuel to cook it, and notwithstanding we have burnt up all the fences and cut down all the trees for a mile round the camp, our sufferings have been inconceivable. The barracks have been greatly delayed for want of stuff. Many of the troops are yet in tents, and will be for some time, especially the officers.
Página 476 - We covenant with our Lord, and one with another. We bind ourselves, in the presence of God, to walk together in all his ways, according as he is pleased to reveal himself to us in his blessed word of truth...
Página 10 - Boston ; and it was added, — we now quote the language of the instructions3 — "in prosecution of this affayre, if you should meet with any Indians that stand in opposition to you, or that declare themselves to be your enemies, then you are ordered to ingage them, if you see reason for it and endeavor to reduce them by force of armes." Nothing could have been more foolhardy than this expedition. When we consider the nature of Ephraim Curtis's report, and remember that it was known that the Nipmucks...

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