The Memorial History of Boston: Including Suffolk County, Massachusetts. 1630-1880, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Justin Winsor, Clarence F. Jewett
Ticknor, 1881 - Boston (Mass.)
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Page 165 - Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.
Page 201 - Church members who were admitted in minority, understanding the doctrine of faith, and publicly professing their assent thereto, not scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant before the church, wherein they give up themselves and their children to the Lord, and subject themselves to the government of Christ in the church, their children are to be baptized.
Page 195 - We went into the church where, in the first place, a minister made a prayer in the pulpit, of full two hours in length ; after which an old minister delivered a sermon an hour long, and after that a prayer was made, and some verses sung out of the psalms. In the afternoon, three or four hours were consumed with nothing except prayers, three ministers relieving each other alternately ; when one was tired, another went up into the pulpit.
Page 276 - He was a pious and prudent man; She, a discreet and virtuous woman. Their youngest son, In filial regard to their memory, Places this stone.
Page 187 - tis reported he should say that by one Play he could teach more Divinity than Mr. Willard or the Old Testament. Mr. Moodey said 'twas not a time for NE to dance. Mr. Mather struck at the Root, speaking against mixt Dances.
Page 276 - They maintained a large family comfortably, and brought up thirteen children and seven grandchildren reputably. From this instance, reader, Be encouraged to diligence in thy calling, And distrust not Providence. He was a pious and prudent man; She, a discreet and virtuous woman.
Page 184 - Confession of Faith, owned and consented unto by the Elders and Messengers of the Churches...
Page 146 - But Jesus took him by the hand, and lifted him up ; and he arose. 28 And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why could not we cast him out ? 29 And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing but by prayer and fasting.
Page 201 - Not only those that do actually profess Faith in, and obedience unto Christ, but also the infants of one or both believing parents are to be baptized, and those only.
Page 524 - Europe, and those that stayed at home having the advantage of society with travellers ; so that a gentleman from London would almost think himself at home at Boston, when he observes the number of people, their houses, their furniture, their tables, their dress and conversation, which, perhaps, is as splendid and showy as that of the most considerable tradesman in London.

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