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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 was... "
The North American Review - Page 500
edited by - 1834
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The American Missionary, Volume 76

Congregational churches - 1922
...inscription on an old college gateway in Massachusetts, " and we had builded our houses, provided necessities for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God's...settled the Civil Government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was to advance learning and perpetuate it. to posterity, dreading to...
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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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Selections for Reading and Speaking, for the Higher Classes in Common Schools

Joshua Leavitt - 1850 - 312 pages
...remark which was made by our ancestors in a work written more than two hundred years since : 6. " After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had...settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after, was to advance learning, and perpetuate it to posterity." 7. The Washington...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850
...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 we had...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
...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 we had...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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A Parisian Pastor's Glance at America

Jean Henri Grandpierre - Education - 1854 - 132 pages
...part of the country, have left the following account of their arrival in tfyeir new home. " After-God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded...settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was, to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity; dreading to...
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The Mercy-seat, Or, Thoughts on Prayer

Augustus Charles Thompson - Prayer - 1863 - 345 pages
...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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The American Journal of Education, Volume 14

Henry Barnard - Education - 1864
...days, we find the following clear and beautiful statement of their thoughts and feelings : " After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had...settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was, to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity, dreading to...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 14

Henry Barnard - Education - 1864
...days, \vu find the following clear and beautiful statement of their thoughts and feelings : " After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had...settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was, to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity, dreading to...
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American Presbyterian Review

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - Presbyterianism - 1864
...historian of New England represents the feeling of the early settlers: " After God had carried us safely to New England, and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, raised convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the next things...
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