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" It pleased the Lord to call me for some time, and with some persons, to practise the Hebrew, the Greek, Latin, French and Dutch. The Secretary of the Council, (Mr. Milton) for my Dutch I read him, read me many more languages. "
Memoir of Roger Williams: the founder of the state of Rhode-Island - Page 266
by James Davis Knowles - 1834 - 437 pages
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 16

Unitarianism - 1834
...youth. "It pleased the Lord," writes he, in a letter to his friend Winthiop, " to call me for some time to practise the Hebrew, the Greek, Latin, French,...Dutch. The Secretary of the Council, Mr. Milton, for the Dutch I read him, read me many more languages. I taught two young gentlemen, a Parliament man's...
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Biographical sketches of the fathers of New England: intended to acquaint ...

Mary Clark - Massachusetts - 1836 - 180 pages
...he employed himself as a teacher of youth, especially in the languages. He observes in a letter : " It pleased the Lord to call me for some time and with some persons, to practice the Hebrew, the Greek, Latin, French and Dutch. The secretary of the Council, (Mr. Milton)...
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THE RHODE-ISLAND BOOK

ANNE C. LYNCH - 1841
...proof which it furnishes of his personal acquaintance with his great contemporary, Milton. He says: ** It pleased the Lord to call me for some time, and...my Dutch I read him, read me many more languages." Clarke was absent, in the service of the Colony, twelve years. In 1664, his accounts were audited by...
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The Rhode-Island Book: Selections in Prose and Verse from the Writings of ...

Anne C. Lynch - Rhode Island - 1841 - 352 pages
...proof which it furnishes of his personal acquaintance with his great contemporary, Milton. He says : " It pleased the Lord to call me for some time, and...my Dutch I read him, read me many more languages." Clarke was absent, in the service of the Colony, twelve years. In 1664, his accounts were audited by...
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Amenities of literature, sketches and characters of English literature, Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - Literary Criticism - 1841
...granted to Mr. Coddington. I give this remarkable passage in the words of this Anglo-American: — "It pleased the Lord to call me for some time and...Milton, for my Dutch I read him, read me many more Ian" Secretary Milton " at that moment was probably anxious to con the phrases of a Dutch state-paper,...
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The Church of England quarterly review

Religion - 1841
...of a charter granted to Mr. Coddington." In these memoirs the following memorable passage occurs: " It pleased the Lord to call me for some time, and...French, and Dutch. The Secretary of the Council, Mr. Milton—for my Dutch I read him— read me many more languages." This very curious literary fact was...
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Historical memorials relating to the Independents or ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Hanbury, Congregational Union of England and Wales - Congregationalism - 1844
...parishes ; — are now in the saddle and at the helm, so high that non datur descensus nisi cadendo. . • It pleased the Lord to call me for some time, and...my Dutch I read him, read me many more languages." Knowles, sup. p. 262, 264. « 2 Sam- xvi. •> P. 7. benefit posterity. Porlions of his history related...
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The Rhode-Island Book: Selections in Prose and Verse, from the Writings of ...

Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta - American literature - 1846 - 352 pages
...proof which it furnishes of his personal acquaintance with his great contemporary, Milton. He says : " It pleased the Lord to call me for some time, and...my Dutch I read him, read me many more languages." Clarke was absent, in the service of the Colony, twelve years. In 1664, his accounts were audited by...
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts - 1846
...mankind &,c. Sir I have desires of keeping home. I have long had scruples of selling the Natives ought but what may bring or tend to civilizing : I therefore...to call me for some time and with some persons to practice the Hebrew, the Greeke, Latine, French and Dutch: The Secretaire of the Councell, (Mr Milton)...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by R. Aspland].

Robert Aspland - 1848
...support. A short passage having reference to this fact exhibits him in literary association with Milton. " It pleased the Lord to call me for some time, and...Secretary of the Council, Mr. Milton, for my Dutch to him, read me many more languages." Milton, Williams and Sir Harry Vane ! — what a noble triumvirate...
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