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Page 234 - ... asked him why he did not worship the God of heaven. The old man told him that he worshipped the fire only, and acknowledged no other god. At which answer Abraham grew so zealously angry that he thrust the old man out of his tent, and exposed him to all the evils of the night and an unguarded condition. When the old man was gone, God called to Abraham, and asked him where the stranger was. He replied, 'I thrust him away because he did not worship thee.
Page 233 - And Abraham answered and said, " Lord, he would not worship thee, neither would he call upon thy name ; therefore have I driven him out from before my face into the wilderness.
Page 83 - It is my Desire that my son Gouverneur Morris may have the best Education that is to be had in England or America, but my Express Will and Directions are, that he be never sent for that purpose to the Colony of Connecticut...
Page 234 - I have suffered him these hundred years, although he dishonored me; and couldst not thou endure him one night, when he gave thee no trouble ?' Upon this, saith the story, Abraham fetched him back again, and gave him hospitable entertainment and wise instruction. ' Go thou and do likewise,' and thy charity will be rewarded by the God of Abraham.
Page 233 - And Abraham arose and met him, and said unto him, Turn in, I pray thee, and wash thy feet, and tarry all night, and thou shalt arise early in the morning, and go on thy way. 4. But the man said, Nay, for I will abide under this tree.
Page 233 - And Abraham arose, and went forth into the wilderness, and sought diligently for the man, and found him, and returned with him to the tent ; and when he had entreated him kindly, he sent him away on the morrow with gifts.
Page 51 - (Extracted from the Principal Registry of the Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice.) " In the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
Page 51 - God do make and ordaine this my Last Will and Testament in manner and forme following that is to say first and principally I commend my...
Page 83 - Connecticut, lest he should imbibe in his youth that low craft and cunning so incident to the people of that country, which is so interwoven in their constitutions that all their art cannot disguise it from the world, though many of them, under the sanctified garb of Religion, have endeavored to impose themselves on the world...