Bradford Antiquary: The Journal of the Bradford Historical and Antiquarian Society, Volume 2

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The Society, 1905 - Yorkshire (England)
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Page 189 - There is a spirit which I feel, that delights to do no evil, nor to revenge any wrong ; but delights to endure all things, in hope to enjoy its own in the end. Its hope is to outlive all wrath and contention, and to weary out all exaltation and cruelty, or whatever is of a nature contrary to itself.
Page 216 - But the end of all things is at hand : be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.
Page 48 - But after these things they could not long continue in any peaceable condition, but were hunted and persecuted on every side, so as their former afflictions were but as flea-bittings in comparison of these which now came upon them. For some were taken and clapped up in prison, others had their houses beset and watched night and day, and hardly escaped their hands; and the most were fain to fly and leave their houses and habitations, and the means of their livelihood.
Page 43 - Lord had touched with heavenly zeal for his truth, they shook off this yoke of anti-Christian bondage, and as the Lord's free people, joined themselves (by a covenant of the Lord) into a church estate, in the fellowship of the gospel, to walk in all his ways, made known, or to be made known unto them, according to their best endeavors, whatsoever it should cost them, the Lord assisting them.
Page 170 - Lord to go up to the top of it ; which 1 did with much ado, it was so very steep and high. When I was come to the top, I saw the sea bordering upon Lancashire. From the top of this hill the Lord let me see in what he had a great people to be gathered.
Page 165 - These also made it their business, as the former, to set up the light of nature under the name of Christ in men, and to dishonour and cry down the Church, &c.
Page 53 - Friends there dwelling," the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from Plymouth in the Mayflower, in the Providence of God to settle in NEW PLYMOUTH and to lay the Foundation of the NEW ENGLAND STATES...
Page 372 - I will be true and faithful to the Common-wealth of England, as it is now established, without a King or House of Lords...
Page 53 - Sabbath day we rested ; and on Monday we sounded the harbour, and found it a very good harbour for our shipping. We marched also into the land, and found divers cornfields, and little running brooks, a place very good for situation. So we returned to our ship again with good news to the rest of our people, .which did much comfort their hearts.
Page 172 - Many more words I had with him, but people coming in, I drew a little back. As I was turning, he catched me by the hand, and with tears in his eyes said : "Come again to my house, for if thou and I were but an hour of a day together, we should be nearer one to the other ; adding that he wished me no more ill than he did to his own soul.

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