The Foote Family: Or, The Descendants of Nathaniel Foote, One of the First Settlers of Wethersfield, Conn., with Genealogical Notes of Pasco Foote, who Settled in Salem, Mass., and John Foote and Others of the Name, who Settled More Recently in New York

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Press of Case, Tiffany, 1849 - 360 pages

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Page xxxiii - To deny the possibility, nay, actual existence, of witchcraft and sorcery is at once flatly to contradict the revealed word of God, in various passages both of the Old and New Testament : and the thing itself is a truth to which every nation in the world hath in its turn borne testimony, either by examples seemingly well attested or by prohibitory laws; which at least suppose the possibility of commerce with evil spirits.
Page 310 - I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously: The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation : He is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation ; My father's God, and I will exalt him. The Lord is a man of war: The Lord is his name.
Page 325 - ... a member of the House of Representatives, and of the Senate of the United States...
Page xx - Here his young squaw her cradling tree would choose, Singing her chant to hush her swart pappoose ; Here stain her quills and string her trinkets rude, And weave her warrior's wampum in the wood.
Page xxx - English, the water above kneedeep, the stream very swift; and after that, to travel up a small mountain; my strength was almost spent, before I came to the top of it. No sooner had I overcome the difficulty of that ascent, but I was permitted to sit down, and be unburthened of my pack. I sat pitying those who were behind, and intreated my master to let me go down, and help up my wife; but he refused, and would not let me stir from him.
Page xxix - He that took me was unwilling to let me speak with any of the prisoners as we marched; but on the morning of the second day (he being appointed to guard the rear), I was put into the hands of my other master, who permitted me to speak to my wife when I overtook her, and to walk with her to help her in her journey.
Page xxix - I was put upon marching with the foremost, and so made to take my last farewell of my dear wife, the desire of my eyes, and companion in many mercies and afflictions. Upon our separation from each other, we asked for each other, grace sufficient, for what God should call us to...
Page xxix - Way we discoursed of the happiness of them who had a right to an House not made with Hands, Eternal in the Heavens; and God for a Father, and Friend; as also, That it was our reasonable Duty, quietly to submit, to the Will of God, and to say, The Will of the Lord be done.
Page xxxv - Hopkins, which is, to give some encouragement in those foreign plantations for the breeding up of hopeful youths, both at the grammar school and college, for the public service of the country in future times.
Page xxxvii - It was black and blue, and fresh blood seem'd running down his cheek upon the hairs. Divers noises were also heard in the room where the corpse lay; as the clattering of chairs and stools, whereof no account could be given. This was the end of so good a man. several good men in this land, attended with such preternatural circumstances, which have loudly called upon us all to " work out our own salvation with fear and trembling.

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