History of the Pequot War: The Contemporary Accounts of Mason, Underhill, Vincent and Gardener

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Charles Orr
Helman-Taylor Company, 1897 - New England - 149 pages
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Page 3 - By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season : esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt ; for he had respect unto the recompense of the reward.
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Page 27 - We called up our Forces with all expedition, gave Fire upon them through the Pallizado; the Indians being in a dead indeed their last Sleep: Then we wheeling off fell upon the main Entrance which was blocked up with Bushes about Breast high, over which the Captain passed, intending to make good the Entrance, encouraging the rest to follow. Lieutenant Seeley...
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Page 31 - And thereupon grew many difficulties ; our provision and munition near spent ; we in the enemy's country, who did far exceed us in number, being much enraged, all our Indians except Onkos deserting us ; our pinnaces at a great distance from us, and when they would come we were uncertain. But as we were consulting what course to take, it pleased God to discover our vessels to us before a fair gale of wind, sailing into Pequot Harbor, to our great rejoicing.
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