The History of Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts: Comprising a History of the Present Towns of Rehoboth, Seekonk, and Pawtucket, from Their Settlement to the Present Time; Together with Sketches of Attleborough, Cumberland, and a Part of Swansey and Barrington, to the Time that They Were Severally Separated from the Original Town
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Page 100 - When sentence of death was passed upon him, he observed / " that he liked it well, for he should die before his heart was soft, or he had spoken any thing unworthy of himself.
Page 109 - Church discovered a track coming down out of the woods ; upon which he and his little company lay close, some on one side of the track, and some on the other. They heard the Indian soldier making a howling for his father, and at length somebody answered him ; but while they were listening, they thought...
Page 282 - These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Page 16 - ... exercised his gifts amongst them and after some time was admitted a member of the church. And his teaching well approved, for the benefit whereof I still bless God, and am thankful to him, even for his sharpest admonitions and reproofs so far as they agreed with truth.
Page 114 - And another belt of wompom he presented him with, wrought after the former manner, which Philip was wont to put upon his head. It had two flags on the back part which hung down on his back, and another small belt with a star upon the end of it, which he used to hang on his breast. And they were all edged with red hair, which Annawon said they got in the Muh-hog's20 country.
Page 99 - You much child, no understand matters of war ; let your brother or your fchief come, him I will answer;" and was as good as his word ; acting herein, as if, by a Pythagorean metempsychosis, some old Roman ghost had possessed the body of this western pagan...
Page 5 - Blackstons point on part whereof his then dwelling house stood ; after which purchase the Town laid out a place for a trayning field ; which ever since and now is used for that purpose, and for the feeding of cattell : Robert Walker, and William Lytherland farther Testify that Mr.
Page 112 - Their arms also he discovered, all set together, in a place fitted for the purpose, standing up an end against a stick lodged in two crotches, and a mat placed over them, to keep them from the wet or dew.
Page 54 - All the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.
Page 110 - Told him further, that it would be a pity, after all the great things he had done, he should throw away his life at last Upon which he replied, that he doubted not Annawon was a subtle and valiant man ; that he had a long time, but in vain, sought for him, and never till now could find his quarters, and he was very loath to miss of the opportunity ; and doubted not that, if they would cheerfully go with him, the same Almighty Providence that had hitherto protected and befriended them, would do so...