History of Plymouth Plantation, 1606-1646 (Google eBook)

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1908 - Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) - 435 pages
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Page 156 - And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lord doth man live.
Page 130 - Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God...
Page 95 - I cannot but stay and make a pause, and stand half amased at this poore peoples presente condition; and so I thinke will the reader too, when he well considers the same. Being thus passed the vast ocean, and a sea of troubles...
Page 238 - Indeans, they spent it as vainly, in quaffing and drinking both wine and strong waters in great exsess, and, as some reported, 10 It.
Page 110 - ... tooles that were stolen away before, and made way for the coming of their great Sachem, called Massasoyt; who, about 4. or 5. days after, came with the cheefe of his freinds and other attendance, with the aforesaid Squanto. With whom, after frendly entertainment, and some gifts given him, they made a peace with him (which hath now continued this 24. years) in these terms.
Page 93 - ... sake (being now near half the seas over) and on the other hand they were loath to hazard their lives too desperately.
Page 108 - And of these, in the time of most distress, there was but six or seven sound persons who to their great commendations, be it spoken, spared no pains night nor day, but with abundance of toil and hazard of their own health, fetched them wood, made them fires, dressed them meat, made their beds, washed their loathsome clothes, clothed and unclothed them.
Page 95 - And no marvel if they were thus joyful, seeing wise Seneca was so affected with sailing a few miles on the coast of his own Italy ; as he affirmed...
Page 107 - ... offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience. In witness whereof we have...
Page 299 - Mr. Roger Williams (a man godly and zealous, having many precious parts, but very unsettled in judgment...

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