History of Andover: From Its Settlement to 1829

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Flagg and Gould, 1829 - Andover (Mass.) - 204 pages
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Page 167 - William and Mary, by the grace of God of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, King and Queen, defenders of the faith...
Page 122 - Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make us perfect in every good work to do his will, working in us that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Page 171 - ... in Salem Village, and that she knew the prisoner to be a witch, and to have been at a diabolical sacrament, and that the prisoner was the undoing of her and her children, by enticing them into the snare of the devil.
Page 168 - March was a twelvemonth this Carrier was very angry with him upon laying out some land near her husband's. Her expressions in this anger were that she "would stick as close to Abbot as the bark stuck to the tree; and that he should repent of it afore seven years came to an end, so as Doctor Prescot should never cure him.
Page 169 - Carrier was taken and carried away by the constable, from which very day he began to mend and so grew better every day and is well ever since.
Page 169 - Carrier, he could thrust a knitting needle into his wound, four inches deep; but presently after her being seized he was thoroughly healed. He further testified that when Carrier and he sometimes were at variance she would clap her hands at him and say he should get nothing by it; whereupon he several times lost his cattle by strange deaths, whereof no natural causes could be given.
Page 61 - Continental Congress should, for the Safety of the Colonies, declare them Independent of the Kingdom of Great Britain, they, the Inhabitants, will solemnly engage, with their Lives and Fortunes to support them in the Measure...
Page 170 - Carrier's, and it seemed as if it was over her head. The voice told her, she should within two or three days be poisoned. Accordingly, within such a little time, one half of her right hand, became greatly swollen, and very painful; as also part of her face; whereof she can give no account how it came.
Page 168 - And it was testified, that upon the mention of some having their necks twisted almost round by the shape of this Carrier, she replied, "It's no matter though their necks had been twisted quite off.
Page 85 - Lord, counting it as an high favor, that the Lord will accept of us, and our children with us, to be his people. " We do also give ourselves one to another in the Lord, covenanting to walk together as a Church of Christ in all the ways of his worship, according to the...

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