History of the Town of East Greenwich and Adjacent Territory: From 1677 to 1877

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J. A. & R. A. Reid, 1877 - East Greenwich (R.I.) - 263 pages
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Page 82 - She According to the Custom of Marriage Assuming the Name of her Husband, as a further Confirmation thereof: Did then and there to these Presents Set their Hands, and we whose Names are here under also subscribed, being present, at the Solemnization of the said Marriage and Subscription, have as Witnesses thereunto set our Hands the Day and Year above Written 1754.
Page 123 - by grace we are saved through faith ; and that not of ourselves ; it is the gift of God; not of works, lest any man should boast?
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Page 175 - ... it bears to a future state, our general notions of religion cannot point out. We feel something constantly active within us...

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