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" far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof. "
The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 154
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Anecdotes of the Puritans

Joseph Alden - Puritans - 1849 - 144 pages
...puritan foundation." " No, madam," said he, " far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your laws : but I have set an acorn, which, when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit of it." The college became the nursery of puritanism. Many of the most useful and distinguished puritan...
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A new general biographical dictionary, Volume 10

Hugh James Rose - Biography & Autobiography - 1853
...the queen told him, ' Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation.' 'No madam,' saith he, ' far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...chapel stand north and south, instead of east and west. , MILE, or MILLE, (Francesco,) called Francisque, a painter, was born at Antwerp in 1644, and at an...
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The Pilgrim fathers: or, The founders of New England in the reign of James ...

William Henry Bartlett - Massachusetts - 1853 - 240 pages
...erected a Puritan foundation.' ' No, madam,' saith he, ' far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws ; but I have set...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.' " Whatever might have been the property of the seedling, the fruit at least fully justified her Majesty's...
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Sketch of Rev.Barnabas King, Part 4

Joseph Farrand Tuttle - 1854 - 6 pages
...reply to Queen Elizabeth concerning the college he had founded : " I have set an acorn," said he, " which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." What better thing can we do for the country in the midst of which it is placed, and for Christ our...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis.

Robert Potts - 1855
...have erected a Puritan foundation." "No, Madam," saith he; "far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." " Sure I am," adds Fuller, " at this day it hath overshadowed all the University, more than a moiety...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855 - 554 pages
...have erected a Puritan foundation." "No, Madam," saithhe; "far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." " Sure I am," adds Fuller, " at this day it hath overshadowed all the University, more than a moiety...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855 - 554 pages
...erected •& Puritan foundation." " No, Madam," saith he; " far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set...becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thercof." " Sure I am," adds Fuller, " at this day it hath overshadowed all the University, more than...
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The American Journal of Education and College Review

Absalom Peters, Henry Barnard, Samuel Sidwell Randall - Education
...Queen, Elizabeth, told him : ' Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a Puritan foundation ?' ' No,' eaith he, ' far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof,' " We know, in part at least, what has been the fruit thereof. The magistrates and ministers, the political...
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The American Journal of Education and College Review

Absalom Peters, Henry Barnard, Samuel Sidwell Randall - Education - 1856
...Elizabeth said to him : " Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a Puritan foundation." " No, madam," saith he, " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit {hereof." That acorn was planted in faith— in the full belief that it would become an oak, and, evidently,...
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A New General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 10

Hugh James Rose - Biography - 1857
...the queen told him, ' Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation.' ' No madam,' saith he, ' far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary to your established laws ; but 1 have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.'...
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