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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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History of Congregationalism from about A.D. 250 to the Present ..., Volume 4

George Punchard - Church history - 1880
...told by one of their own number: "After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had buildcd our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood,...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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Proceedings Commemorative of the Settlement of Newark, New Jersey, on Its ...

Newark (N.J.) - Newark (N.J.) - 1866 - 182 pages
...touchingly exhibit the spirit of its founders, than their own account of it : — " After God had brought us safe to New England, and we had builded our houses,...settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for, and looked after, was to advance learning, and perpetuate it to posterity." If these...
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A Discouse

Samuel W. Fisher - 1867
...New England thought upon." And the testimony of the early colonists was to the same effect. " 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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Annual Report of the Board of Education

Massachusetts. Board of Education - Education - 1868
...library, for the endowment of a College. One of the devout men of that . period says, in 1642 : "After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had...settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for was to advance learning, and perpetuate it to posterity ; " * and, in 1 &47, in the very...
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Public Documents of Massachusetts, Volume 1

Massachusetts - 1868
...library, for the endowment of a College. One of the devout men of that period says, in 1G42 : "After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had...settled the ci"vil government, one of the next things we longed for was to advance lea.rninú, and perpetuate it to posterity ;"* and, in 1647, in the very...
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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for ..., Volume 11

Education - 1891
...the Freshman class having reached the limit given above. CHAPTER X. THE DENOMINATIONAL INSTITUTIONS. had. carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for onr livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of...
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EXERCISES AT THE SEMI-CENTENNIAL OF AMHERST COLLEGE

1871
...lines, which strikingly illustrates the anxiety of our ancestors in the matter of education : " After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our homes, provided the means of livelihood for our families, reared a convenient place.for G-ed's worship,...
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Exercises at the Semi-centennial ... July 12, 1871

Amherst College - 1871 - 149 pages
...lines, which strikingly illustrates the anxiety of our ancestors in the matter of education : "After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our homes, provided the means of livelihood for our families, reared a convenient place for God's worship,...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 5

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1872
...together they have flourished always. Said one of her early teachers, in most affecting words, — "After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had...settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for aud looked after was to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity, dreading to...
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Life of Henry Dunster

Rev. Jeremiah Chaplin - 1872
...institution of learning. Says the author of New England's First Fruits, published in 1643 : " 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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