The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 6

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New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1852
Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.

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Page 220 - They lived unknown Till persecution dragged them into fame And chased them up to heaven. Their ashes flew No marble tells us whither. With their names No bard embalms and sanctifies his song ; And history, so warm on meaner themes, Is cold on this.
Page 138 - An Accurate and Interesting Account of the Hardships and Sufferings of that Band of Heroes who traversed the Wilderness in the Campaign against Quebec in 1775.
Page 13 - I did not understand him till I felt my head hit against the beam. He was a man who never missed any occasion of giving instruction ; and upon this he said to me : "You are young, and have the world before you : stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps.
Page 227 - Of these the false Achitophel was first, A name to all succeeding ages curst : For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit...
Page 39 - Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives, while they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear.
Page 115 - The ministers answered for themselves, they were neither separatists nor anabaptists, they did not separate from the church of England, nor from the ordinances of God there, but only from the corruptions and disorders there ; and that they came away from the common prayer and ceremonies, and had suffered much...
Page 108 - And for that the propagating of the gospel is the thing [we] do profess above all to be our aim in settling this plantation...
Page 220 - Patriots have toiled, and in their country's cause Bled nobly; and their deeds, as they deserve, Receive proud recompense. We give in charge Their names to the sweet lyre. The historic muse, Proud of the treasure, marches with it down To latest times; and sculpture, in her turn, Gives bond in stone and ever-during brass To guard them, and to...
Page 111 - Farewell, Babylon! Farewell, Rome ! but we will say, Farewell, dear England ! Farewell the Church of God in England, and all the Christian friends there ! We do not go to New England as Separatists from the Church of England; though we cannot but separate from the corruptions in it. But we go to practise the positive part of Church reformation, and propagate the Gospel in America!
Page 118 - But that which is our greatest comfort and means of defense above all other is that we have here the true religion and holy ordinances of Almighty God taught amongst us. Thanks be to God, we have here plenty of preaching and diligent catechizing, with strict and careful exercise...

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