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" After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government ; one of the next things we longed for and looked after... "
A Discourse on the Life and Character of the Reverend John Thornton Kirkland ... - Page 11
by Alexander Young - 1840 - 104 pages
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The Christian Examiner and General Review, Volume 10

Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware - Liberalism (Religion) - 1831
...and object of Harvard College itself. In 1642 one of the first patrons of the College thus writes ; ' After God had carried us safe to New England, and...we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the...
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The North American Review, Volume 38

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1834
...is an extract of a letter written in 1642, and published in ' New England's First Fruits.' ' Alter God had carried us safe to New England, and we had...settled the civil government, one of the next things wee longed for and looked after, was to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity, dreading to...
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Importance of Practical Education and Useful Knowledge: Being a Selection ...

Edward Everett - Education - 1840 - 419 pages
...innumerable, they will bear quoting, again ; and seem to me peculiarly apposite to this occasion : " After God had carried us safe to New England, and...things, we longed for and looked after, was, to advance learn>ng, and perpetuate it to posterity ; dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches,...
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Annual Report

Society for the Promotion of Collegiate and Theological Education - 1844
...stands at the head of American Colleges in the order of time, had such an origin'. Its founders say : " After God had carried us safe to New England, and...our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, selected convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the next things...
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Permanent Documents of the Society for the Promotion of Collegiate ..., Volume 1

Society for the Promotion of Collegiate and Theological Education - Church and education in the United States - 1844
...a priceless hoon. Their own description of their work deserves to he written in letters of gold. " After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had huilded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship,...
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The Life of Thomas Shepard

John Adams Albro - 1847 - 324 pages
...and educated here. As soon, therefore, says one of the early settlers, as " God had carried us safely to New England, and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our own livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850
...he was felt to be by his contemporaries. In a letter written by some of them, in 1642, they say, " After God had carried us safe to New England, and...necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for * See note B, at the end. God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the next things we...
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Permanent Documents of the Society for the Promotion of Collegiate ..., Volume 2

Society for the Promotion of Collegiate and Theological Education - Church and education in the United States - 1850
...at Plymouth, before they laid the foundations of a college for Christ and the church. They say : " After God had carried us safe to New England, and...our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, settled convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the next things...
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New-England's Memorial

Nathaniel Morton - Massachusetts - 1855 - 515 pages
...continued about four minutes. The earth was unquiet twenty days after by times." — Winth. Jour. f " After God had carried us safe to New England, and...settled the civil government, one of the next things we louged for, and looked after, was, to advance learning, and perpetuate it This year the great sachem...
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The Mercy-seat, Or, Thoughts on Prayer

Augustus Charles Thompson - Prayer - 1863 - 345 pages
...prayer, and mainly with a view to train up men for the ministry. In 1643, our provident fathers said, "After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our house, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled...
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