History of the Hopkins Fund, Grammar School and Academy, in Hadley , Mass

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Amherst record Press, 1890 - 198 pages
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Page 9 - For if she had attended her household affairs, and such things as belong to women, and not gone out of her way and calling to meddle in such things as are proper for men, whose minds are stronger, etc., she had kept her wits, and might have improved them usefully and honorably in the place God had set her.
Page 88 - Hopkins, which is to give some encouragement in those foreign plantations for the breeding up of hopeful youths in a way of learning, both at the grammar school and college, for the public service of the country in future times.
Page 6 - Confederation together, to maintain and preserve the liberty and purity of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus which we now profess, as also the discipline of the Churches, which according to the truth of the said Gospel...
Page 8 - Lastly (and which was not least), a great hope and inward zeal they had of laying some good foundation, or at least to make some way thereunto, for the propagating and advancing the Gospel of the kingdom of Christ in those remote parts of the world; yea, though they should be but even as stepping-stones unto others for the performing of so great a work.
Page 95 - Academy; and that they, and their successors, shall be and continue a body politic and corporate, by the same name forever.
Page 9 - Mr- Hopkins, the governor of Hartford upon Connecticut, came to Boston, and brought his wife with him, (a godly young woman, and of special parts,) who was fallen into a sad infirmity, the loss of her understanding and reason, which had been growing upon her divers years, by occasion of her giving herself wholly to reading and writing, and had written many books.
Page 11 - ... for the upholding and promoting the kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ in those parts of the earth.
Page 89 - Hadley ; and that the devise was not made for the purpose of founding a common town school, for the exclusive benefit of the inhabitants of that town, but was designed for the encouragement of all persons in that (then) newly settled part of the country, who should desire to avail themselves of the benefit of a grammar school adapted to instruct and qualify pupils for the university...
Page 11 - My farther mind and will is, that, within six months after the decease of my wife, ,500 be made over into New England, according to the advice of my loving friends, Major Robert Thomson and Mr. Francis Willoughby, and conveyed into the hands of the Trustees before mentioned, in...
Page 9 - ... of her giving herself wholly to reading and writing, and had written many books. Her husband, being very loving and tender of her, Was loath to grieve her ; but he saw his error, when it was too late. For if she had attended her...

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