The History of the Descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass, Volume 2

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J. F. Trow & son, printers and bookbinders, 1874 - 1144 pages
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Page 1023 - I say this : that if any come hither to plant for worldly ends, that can live well at home, he commits an error, of which he will soon repent him ; but if for spiritual, and that no particular obstacle hinder his removal, he may find here what may well content him...
Page 1096 - The Real Advantages which Ministers and People may Enjoy especially in the Colonies, by Conforming to the Church of England ; Faithfully considered, and impartially represented, in a Letter to a Young Gentleman.
Page 1023 - ... if any godly men out of religious ends will come over, to help us in the good work we are about ; I think they cannot dispose of themselves, nor of their estates more to God's glory, and the furtherance of their own reckoning; but they must not be of the poorer sort yet, for divers years.
Page 741 - A Treatise on the Measure of Damages; or. An Inquiry into the Principles which Govern the Amount of Pecuniary Compensation awarded by Courts of Justice. By THEODORE SEDGWICK, author of "A Treatise on Statutory and Constitutional Law.
Page 882 - I live, that I do good to those poor fellows in our regiment, and I shall not give it up. I would not if I could, and I could not if I would, with honor.
Page 1036 - But that which made the stroke more sensible and grievous, both to them and to all the country, was the death of that faithful servant of the Lord, Mr. Thomas Hooker, pastor of the church in Hartford, who, for piety, prudence, wisdom, zeal, learning, and what else might make him serviceable in the place and time he lived in, might be compared with men. of greatest note; and he shall need no other praise: the fruits of his labors in both Englands shall preserve an honorable and happy remembrance of...
Page 1023 - And for profane and debauched persons, their oversight in coming hither is wondered at, where they shall find nothing to content them. If there be any endued with grace, and furnished with means to feed themselves and theirs for eighteen months, and to build and plant, let them come into our Macedonia and help us ; and not spend themselves and their estates in a less profitable employment. For others, I conceive, they are not yet fitted for this business.
Page 878 - At the close of the war he returned to the practice of his profession and in 1870 was chosen as commander of theG.AR department of Massachusetts.
Page 872 - The longer I live, the more certain I am that the great difference between men, the feeble and the powerful, the great and the insignificant, is energy and invincible determination — a purpose once fixed and then Death or Victory. That quality will do anything that can be done in this world — and no talents, no circumstances, no opportunities will make a twolegged creature a man without it.
Page 891 - ... and public spirit have contributed so largely, not only to the material prosperity of New England, but to her high commercial reputation both at home and abroad. They extended the bounds of her foreign trade, devised and supported her manufacturing establishments, planned and built her railroads, created or endowed her institutions of charity and education.

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