New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 12

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New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1858 - Genealogy
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Page 127 - And the LORD said unto Joshua, This day have I rolled away the reproach of Egypt from off you, Wherefore the name of the place is called Gilgal unto this day.
Page 319 - Soul into the hands of God who gave it and my body to the Earth to be buried in a decent...
Page 2 - I think I can clearly say, that before these present troubles broke out, the English did not possess one foot of land in this colony, but what was fairly obtained by honest purchase of the Indian proprietors.
Page 337 - My son, that is a worthy man, he is a member of Congress, he goes to Philadelphia, and gets six dollars a day, while I toil here. It is because he had an education, which I never had. If I had had his early education, I should have been in Philadelphia in his place. I came near it as it was. But I missed it, and now I must work here." " My dear father," said I,
Page 177 - Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
Page 184 - Valley, where he spent the remainder of his life. He was a man of great liberality — a friend to the poor — earnestly interested in every work of improvement, and of unflinching honesty and integrity.
Page 41 - Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was, And the spirit shall return to God who gave it.
Page 9 - He was a tall, straight man, the hair of his head black, long behind, only short before, none on his face at all. He asked some beer, but we gave him strong water, and biscuit, and butter, and cheese, and pudding, and a piece of mallard ; all which he liked well, and had been acquainted with such amongst the English.
Page 134 - The author is an approved godly man, and one of the first planters of Plymouth. The work itself is compiled with modesty of spirit, simplicity of style, and truth of matter, containing the annals of New England for the space of 47 years, with special reference to Plymouth colony, which is the first, and where the author had his constant abode.
Page 3 - Indians; and paid due damage if at any time any unruly horse or other beasts break in and trespassed. And, for divers years last past, (that all occasion of offence, in that respect, might be prevented.) the English agreed with Philip and his for a certain sum, yearly, to maintain the said fence and secure themselves.

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