A Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the First Settlers, and Other Eminent Characters Among the Magistrates, Ministers, Literary and Worthy Men, in New-England
by Cushing and Appleton, Salem, and Edward Oliver, no. 70, State street, 1809 - 511 стор.
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Сторінка 207 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
Сторінка 252 - We will not say, as the Separatists were wont to say at their leaving of England, Farewell Babylon — Farewell Rome ; but we will say, Farewell, dear England — Farewell the Church of God in England, and all the Christian friends there...
Сторінка 429 - Baptist, his harbinger, or, if he was ever there* had forgot his first lessons, to offer violence to no man, and to part with the cloak rather than needlessly contend for the coat, though taken away without order. A little chimney is soon fired ; so was the Plymouth Captain, a man of very little stature, yet of a very hot and angry temper.
Сторінка 252 - 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 practice the positive part of church reformation, and propagate the Gospel in America.
Сторінка 333 - All the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.
Сторінка 224 - America Painted to the Life. The true history of the Spaniards Proceedings in the Conquests of the Indians, and of their Civil Wars among themselves, from Columbus his first Discovery, to these later Times. As also, Of the Original Undertakings of the Advancement of Plantations into those parts; with a perfect Relation of our English Discoveries, shewing their Beginning, Progress and Continuance, from the Year 1628 to 1658...
Сторінка 157 - Let men of God in courts and churches watch O'er such as do a toleration hatch ; Lest that ill egg bring forth a cockatrice, To poison all with heresy and vice.
Сторінка 142 - Ms. from 1779 until his death, and acting gov. in 1785. His signature being affixed to all public papers, as speaker of the house, caused him to be regarded in Great Britain as the leader of the Whigs in this country. Dr. Johnson, in his " Taxation no Tyranny," says, " One object of the Americans is said to be to adorn the brows of Mr.