Historical Notices of the Missions of the Church of England in the North American Colonies: Previous to the Independence of the United States : Chiefly from the Ms. Documents of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
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Page 92 - Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD...
Page 83 - And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake, Who shall not receive manifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting.
Page 109 - From the crown of my head to the sole of my foot, I'm alive, I'm alive!
Page 402 - And the place of the vineyard that thy right hand hath planted: and the branch that thou madest so strong for thyself.
Page 408 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 163 - Westward the course of empire takes its way ; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day — Time's noblest offspring is the last.
Page 82 - Had I twenty sons, I should rejoice that they were all so employed, though I should never see them more.
Page 411 - ... shall have power from time to time and at all times hereafter, to authorize and appoint such persons as they shall think fit, to take subscriptions, and to gather and collect such moneys as shall be by any person or persons contributed...
Page 381 - I am that the care is improperly lodged ; for a bishop to live at one end of the world, and his church at the other, must make the office very uncomfortable to the Bishop, and in a great measure useless to the people.
Page 3 - Church caused the Bell to be rung, at which (all such as were able to come forth of their houses) repayred to Church where our Minister Master Bucke made a zealous and sorrowfull Prayer; finding all things so contrary to our expectations, so full of misery and misgovernment.