History of the town of Natick, Mass: from the days of the apostolic Eliot, MDCL, to the present time, MDCCCXXX

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Marsh, Capen, & Lyon, 1830 - Natick (Mass.) - 87 pages
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Page 22 - Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness ; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens...
Page 22 - For the Lord is our judge, the Lord is our lawgiver, the Lord is our King; he will save us.
Page 85 - He described it as frame-work, netting, wicker, or whatever occurred to him as illustrative ; when they gave him a long, barbarous and unpronounceable word, as are most of the words in their language. Some years after, when he had learned their dialect more correctly, he is said to have laughed outright upon finding that the Indians had given him the true term for fdpot.
Page 85 - The mother of Sisera looked out at the window, and cried through the lattice,' &c. Not knowing an Indian word to signify lattice, he applied to several of the natives, and endeavored to describe to them what a lattice resembled. He described it as...
Page 25 - This town consisteth of three long streets; two on the north side of the river; and one, on the south; with house lots to every family. There is a handsome large fort, of a round figure, palisaded with trees; and a foot bridge over the river, in form of an arch, the foundation of which is secured with stone.
Page 47 - I do see," says this excellent man, " that it was a ' great favour of God to me that my first years were seasoned with the fear of God, the word and prayer.
Page 56 - Among my little people, (I would mention it to the glory of the rich grace, and of the blessed Spirit, of God,) there have been very apparent strivings and operations of the Holy Ghost among Indians and English, young and old, male and female. There have been added to our church, of such...
Page 55 - Peabody came to Natick, he married Miss Hannah Baxter, daughter of Rev. Joseph Baxter of Medfield, a lady distinguished for her piety and good sense, by whom he had twelve children, eight of whom livf d to years of discretion.
Page 40 - I was glad of the opportunity to acquaint myself with the manners, religion, and government of the Indians. When we were setting forward, I was forced, out of civility and gratitude, to take madam Brick behind me on horseback ; it is true, she was the flower of Boston, but in this case proved no more than a beautiful sort of luggage to me.
Page 63 - ... especially when the authority of the church was impugned. He published numerous addresses, and a volume of poems with the title " Songs by the Way " (New York. 1824). His son edited his " Life and Writings," with a memoir (4 vols., New York, I860-'!).

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