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

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Justin Winsor
James R. Osgood, 1882 - Boston (Mass.)
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Page 169 - Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.
Page 579 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 280 - 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. Their youngest son, In filial regard to their memory, Places this stone.
Page 479 - For preventing and avoiding the many and great mischiefs which arise from public stage-plays, interludes, and other theatrical entertainments, which not only occasion great and unnecessary expenses, and discourage industry and frugality, but likewise tend generally to increase immorality, impiety, and a contempt of religion.
Page 199 - 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 191 - 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 288 - Figure me in your mind as jolly as formerly, and as strong and hearty, only a few years older ; very plainly dressed, wearing my thin grey straight hair, that peeps out under my only coiffure, a fine fur cap ; which comes down my forehead almost to my spectacles. Think how this must appear among the powdered heads of Paris...
Page 188 - Confession of Faith, owned and consented unto by the Elders and Messengers of the Churches...
Page 150 - 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 205 - 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.

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