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 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 310 - WILL sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously : The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
Page xxix - On the way we discoursed of the happiness of those 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 xxxviii - My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass : Because I will publish the name of the Lord: ascribe ye greatness unto our God.
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 xxx - ... river, she fell down, and was plunged over head and ears in the water; after which she travelled not far, for at the foot of that mountain, the cruel and bloodthirsty savage who took her, slew her with his hatchet at one stroke...
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...
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: After...
Page xxx - English, the water above knee deep, 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 my wife ; but he refused and would not let me stir from him.

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