History of the town of Hampton Falls, New Hampshire from the time of the first settlement within its borders, Volume 1

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Printed by the John B. Clarke Co., 1900 - Church records and registers
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Page 111 - For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the Lord our God is in all things that we call upon him for? And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?
Page 524 - It is therefore ordered, That every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read, whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general, by way of supply, as the major part of those that order the prudentials of the town shall appoint...
Page 127 - For what is our hope or joy or crown of rejoicing ? are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming ? For ye are our glory and joy.
Page 113 - The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell a dream: and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat ? saith the Lord.
Page 124 - Meditate upon these things ; give thyself wholly to them ; that thy profiting may appear to all.
Page 524 - That every Town within this Province, having the Number of Fifty Householders or upwards, shall be constantly provided of a School-Master to teach Children and Youth to read and write.
Page 166 - I reflected any dishonor upon your worships, the reverend elders, or any of contrary judgment to myself. It repents me that I did so much adhere to persons of corrupt judgment, to the countenancing of them in any of their errors or evil practices, though I intended no such thing...
Page 270 - At half after seven I went to the assembly, where there were about 75 well dressed, and many of them very handsome ladies — among whom (as was also the case at the Salem and Boston assemblies) were a greater proportion with much blacker hair than are usually seen in the Southern States.
Page 117 - Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
Page 524 - And it is further ordered, that when any town shall increase to the number of one hundred families or householders, they shall set up a grammar school, the master thereof being able to instruct youth so far as they may be fitted for the University...

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