Proceedings on the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Permanent Settlement of Weymouth (Google eBook)

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Charles Francis Adams
Wright & Potter, state printers, 1874 - Weymouth (Mass.) - 107 pages
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Page 56 - Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people ? And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.
Page 15 - Our brethren of NEW ENGLAND use Choice malefactors to excuse, And hang the guiltless in their stead, Of whom the Churches have less need; As lately 't happen'd: In a town? There liv'da cobler, and but one, That out of doctrine could cut use, And mend men's lives as well as shoes...
Page 32 - In the meantime mine host was got home to Ma-re Mount through the woods, eight miles round about the head of the river Monatoquit that parted the two plantations, finding his way by the...
Page 42 - And when I had more seriously considered of the bewty of the place, with all her faire indowments, I did not thinke that in all the knowne world it could be paralel'd...
Page 15 - t happened : In a town There lived a cobbler, and but one, That out of doctrine could cut use, And mend men's lives as well as shoes. This precious brother having slain, In times of peace, an Indian, Not out of malice, but mere zeal, Because he was an infidel, The mighty...
Page 31 - ... person and his Habitation, which they divulged should be consumed with fire: And taking advantage of the time when his company, (which seemed little to regard...
Page 33 - They sommaned him to yeeld, but he kept his house, and they could gett nothing but scofes & scorns from him; but at length, fearing they would doe some violence to the house, he and some of his crue came out, but not to yeeld, but to shoote; but they were so steeld with drinke as their peeces were...
Page 56 - Give unto him an understanding heart, that he may know how lo go oat and come in before this great people ; that he may discern between good and bad. For who is able to judge this thy so great a people ?' were the words of a royal sovereign...
Page 100 - Aspect above ? Ye must be Heavens that make us sure Of heavenly love ! And in your harmony sublime ' I 'read the doom of distant time ; That man's regenerate soul from crime Shall yet be drawn, And reason on his mortal clime Immortal dawn.

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