A Discourse Pronounced at the Request of the Essex Historical Society on the 18th of September, 1828: In Commemoration of the First Settlement of Salem, in the State of Massachusetts

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Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, 1828 - 90 páginas
 

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Página 64 - After God had carried us safe to New England, and wee had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our liveli-hood, rear'd 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 perpetuate it to posterity; dreading to leave an illiterate ministery to the churches, when our present ministers shall lie in the dust.
Página 52 - Successors, grant, establish and ordain, that forever, hereafter, there shall be a liberty of conscience allowed in the worship of God, to all persons inhabiting, or which shall inhabit or be resident within our said province, and that all such persons, except papists, shall have a free exercise of religion ; so they be contented with the quiet and peaceable enjoyment of the same, not giving offence or scandal to the government.
Página 76 - ... upon the graves of their fathers. They shed no tears, they utter no cries, they heave no groans. There is something in their hearts which passes speech. There is something in their looks, not of vengeance or submission, but of hard necessity, which stifles both, which chokes all utterance, which has no aim or method. It is courage absorbed in despair. They linger but for a moment. Their look is onward. They have passed the fatal stream. It shall never be repassed by them — no, never. Yet there...
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Página 39 - We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed ; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed...
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Página 77 - Reason as we may, it is impossible not to read in such a fate much, that we know not how to interpret ; much of provocation to cruel deeds and deep resentments ; much of apology for wrong and perfidy ; much of pity, mingling with indignation ; much of doubt and misgiving as to the past ; much of painful recollections ; much of dark forebodings.
Página 76 - The sachems and the tribes ? The hunters and their families ? They have perished. They are consumed. The wasting pestilence has not alone done the mighty work.

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