Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers of the Colony of Plymouth: From 1602-1625

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C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1841 - Massachusetts - 504 pages
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Page 462 - If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of God and of glory resteth upon you." What though he wanted the riches and pleasures of the world in his life, and pompous
Page 396 - to the rest of their brethren in and of the Church of England," say, " We desire you would be pleased to take notice of the principals and body of our company, as those who esteem it our honor to call the
Page 18 - shall make them [the Puritans] conform themselves, or I will harry them out of the land, or else do worse. — If any would not be quiet, and show his obedience, he were worthy to be hanged." — In his speech at the opening of his first parliament, March
Page 12 - His writings were held in high esteem by the fathers of New England. Fuller says, in his Life of him in the Holy State, that " he would pronounce the word damn with such an emphasis as left a doleful echo in his auditors' ears a good while after. And when
Page 85 - resting-place near twelve years. But they knew they were PILGRIMS,* and looked not much on those things, The bark in which Sir Humphrey Gilbert perished was of ten tons only. The Little James, which the Company sent over to
Page 18 - before the commissioners, when they were required to answer upon oath to a series of interrogatories, which as Lord Burleigh said, were " so curiously penned, so full of branches and circumstances, as he thought the inquisitors of Spain used not so many questions to trap their preys." See Strype's Annals, iii. 180;
Page 22 - the records of the Plymouth Church, it is stated that "they ordinarily met at his (Brewster's) house on the Lord's Day, which was within a manor of the bishop's; and with great love he entertained them when they came, making provision for them to his great charge, and continued to do so while they could stay in England.
Page 14 - Hallelujah ! salvation, and glory, and honor, and power, be to the Lord our God ; for true and righteous are his judgments. But thou wilt ask, What is the matter ? What is done ? — Why, art thou a stranger in Israel, that thou shouldest not know what is done ? Are not those
Page 85 - The rest of the time was spent in pouring out prayers to the Lord with great fervency, mixed with abundance of tears. And the time being come that they must depart, they were accompanied .with the most of their brethren out of the
Page 471 - That is the best History, which is collected out of Letters." BARONIUS. " Letters of affairs, from such as manage them, or are privy to them, are of all others the best instructions for history, and to a diligent reader the best histories in themselves.

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