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Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford Difficult book to read with broken English but enjoyed the story of how the group formed and headed to the Danes then off to US. Another really good section ... Read full review
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Page 343 - God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you: and to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, in flaming fire, taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 250 - It was a fearful sight to see them thus frying in the fire and the streams of blood quenching the same, and horrible was the stink and scent thereof; but the victory seemed a sweet sacrifice, and they gave the praise thereof to God, who had wrought so wonderfully for them, thus to enclose their enemies in their hands and give them so speedy a victory over so proud and insulting an enemy.
Page 90 - I acknowledge myself much bound to you for your kind love, and care in sending Mr. Fuller among us; and I rejoice much that I am by him satisfied touching your judgments of the outward form of God's worship.
Page 60 - Upon the hill they have a large square house with a flat roof, made of thick sawn planks stayed with oak beams, upon the top of which they have six cannons, which shoot iron balls of four and five pounds and command the surrounding country. The lower part they use for their church, where they preach on Sundays and the usual holidays.
Page 319 - One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.
Page 60 - ... to the land. The houses are constructed of hewn planks, with gardens also enclosed behind and at the sides with hewn planks, so that their houses and court-yards are arranged in very good order, with a stockade against a sudden attack ; and at the ends of the streets there are three wooden gates.
Page 318 - And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Page 358 - But if six do not agree, that then such propositions, with their reasons, so far as they have been debated, be sent and referred to the four general courts, viz, the Massachusetts, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Haven.
Page 67 - Saturday, 12. About four in the morning we were near our port. We shot off two pieces of ordnance, and sent our skiff to Mr. Peirce his ship (which lay in the harbour, and had been there [blank] days before). About an hour after, Mr. Allertun came aboard us in a shallop as he was sailing to Pemaquid.