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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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A Nation of Learners

United States. Office of Education - Education - 1974 - 184 pages
...rationale: After they had built houses and "convenient places for Gods worship and settled the Civill government ; one of the next things we longed for, and looked after, was to advance Learning... dreading to leave an illiterate Ministry to the Churches when our present Ministers shall lie in the...
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An Examined Faith: Social Context and Religious Commitment

James Luther Adams - Religion - 1991 - 384 pages
...sometimes forgotten. The statement in the early pamphlet, "New England's First Fruits," is familiar to all: "After God had carried us safe to New England, and...houses, provided necessaries for our liveli-hood, rear'd convenient places for God's worship, and settled the Civil Government: One of the next things...
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America's God and Country: Encyclopedia of Quotations

William J. Federer, William Joseph Federer - Literary Collections - 1994 - 845 pages
...provided necessaries for our livelihood, rear'd convenient places for God's worship, and setled the Civill Government: One of the next things we longed for, and looked after was to advance Learning and to perpetuate it to Posterity; dreading to leave an illiterate Ministry to the Churches, when our present...
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Religious Higher Education in the United States: A Source Book

Thomas C. Hunt, James C. Carper - Education - 1996 - 635 pages
...God had established with Abraham and Isaac extending into the covenant of grace. In 1643 they said: "After God had carried us safe to New England and we had builded our houses, provided necessities for our livelihood, rear'd convenient places for God's worship, and settled the Civil Government,...
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Making the Nonprofit Sector in the United States: A Reader

David C. Hammack - History - 1998 - 481 pages
...the colonyi, II 6 had attended Harvard. HUGH PETER AND THOMAS WELD New England's First Fruiis I643 After God had carried us safe to New England, and...had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelibood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the...
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Freedoms Ferment

Peter Moore, Tyler - Poetry - 1999 - 73 pages
...important reason for it, are well expressed in the phrases inscribed on the west gateway of Harvard Yard: AFTER GOD HAD CARRIED US SAFE TO NEW ENGLAND AND WE...CONVENIENT PLACES FOR GOD'S WORSHIP AND SETTLED THE CIVILL GOVERNMENT ONE OF THE NEXT THINGS WE LONGED FOR AND LOOKED AFTER WAS TO ADVANCE LEARNING AND...
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Writing For a Good Cause: The Complete Guide to Crafting Proposals and Other ...

Danielle Furlich, Joseph Barbato - Business & Economics - 2000 - 336 pages
...England. Talk about making the case for a college : After God had carried us safe to J\[ew England, and had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our...government: one of the next things we longed for, and loo\ed after was to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity; dreading to leave an illiterate...
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The Creation of the Future: The Role of the American University

Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes - Education - 2001 - 265 pages
...the fledgling college. The purpose of Harvard's founders is touchingly summarized in their statement: "After God had carried us safe to New England, and...houses, provided necessaries for our liveli-hood, rear'd convenient places for Gods worship and settled the Civili Government; One of the next things...
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The Cultural Life of the American Colonies

Louis B. Wright, Henry Steele Commager, Richard Brandon Morris - History - 2002 - 292 pages
...founding of Harvard from New England's First Fruits 1 1643) has heen often quoted, hut deserves repeating: After God had carried us safe to New England and we had huilded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for Cod's worship,...
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A Pilgrimage of Faith: My Story

Henlee H. Barnette - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 291 pages
...was the school's first president. On the wall at the main entrance to the university is inscribed: After God had carried us safe to New England, and...our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, rear'd convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government: One of the next things...
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