The romance of old New England churches (Google eBook)

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L.C. Page, 1903 - History - 377 pages
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Page 197 - I long to hear that you have declared an independency and by the way in the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could.
Page 239 - Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God ; and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone ; in whom all the building, fitly framed together, groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord : in whom ye also are builded together, for an habitation of God through the Spirit.
Page 186 - Trust in him at all times, ye people, pour out your hearts before him ; God is a refuge for us.
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Page 91 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee : for whither thou goest, I will go ; and where thou lodgest I will lodge : thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God: " Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried; the Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.
Page 145 - Thus saith the Lord GOD, Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Page 233 - Most heartily we beseech thee with thy favour to behold our most gracious Sovereign Lord, King GEORGE ; and so replenish him with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that he may alway incline to thy will, and walk in thy way...
Page 198 - ... were grown turbulent; that Indians slighted their guardians, and negroes grew insolent to their masters. But your letter was the first intimation that another tribe, more numerous and powerful than all the rest, were grown discontented. This is rather too coarse a compliment, but you are so saucy, I won't blot it out. Depend upon it, we know better than to repeal our masculine systems.
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Page 47 - ... wrong or sinful if you would give her all the world, lest she should offend this Great Being. She is of a wonderful sweetness, calmness, and universal benevolence of mind, especially after this Great God has manifested Himself to her mind.

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