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" Lastly, it is not with us as with other men whom small things can discourage, or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again. "
A Chronological History of New-England: In the Form of Annals, Being a ... - Page 143
by Thomas Prince - 1826 - 439 pages
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The Historical Writings of John Fiske: Illustrated with Many Photogravures ...

John Fiske - United States - 1902
...the Popham colony had succumbed. But Brewster spoke truth when he said, " It is not with us as with men whom small things can discourage or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again." At one time the living were scarcely able to bury the dead ; only Brewster,...
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The Origin & Growth of the English Colonies and of Their System of Government

Hugh Edward Egerton - Colonies - 1903 - 223 pages
...could have struggled with success. The Pilgrims proved the boast well founded thaTTTwas not with them as with other men whom small things can discourage or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again.' The funds for the original settlement had been mainly found by London adventurers,...
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Address at the Dedication of the Dexter Memorial Town Hall, Charlton, Mass

Charlton (Mass. : Town), Charles John McIntire - Charlton (Mass. : Town) - 1906 - 84 pages
...in search of civil and religious liberty, and in contemplation of which those intrepid spirits said: "It is not with us as with other men, whom small things...discourage, or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again.'' Sickness and exposure had the first season taken one-half the Plymouth...
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The English in America: The Puritan colonies

John Andrew Doyle - New England - 1887
...iiBrdships the settlers on the eve of departure that ' it was of the first . . L winter. not with them as with other men, whom small things can discourage or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again.' 2 there was also an Accomac in Virginia. Smith may, perhaps, have supposed...
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History of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647, Volume 1

William Bradford - Massachusetts - 1912
...selves straitly tied to all care of each others good, and of the whole by every one and so mutually. 5. Lastly, it is not with us as with other men, whom...discourage, or small discontentments cause to wish them selves at home againe. We knowe our entertainmente in England, and in Holand; we shall much prejudice...
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Founders of Our Country

Fanny Eliza Coe - America - 1912 - 320 pages
...Pilgrim spirit was undaunted. Brewster spoke for the whole band when he said: "It is not with us as with men whom small things can discourage or small discontentments cause to wish themselves home again." Were they not nearer God in New England than in Leyden or in England ? In the...
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When Mayflowers Blossom: A Romance of Plymouth's First Years

Alber Hale Plumb - Plymouth (Mass.) - 1914 - 506 pages
...profession to that noble friend, in what Mr. Robinson nominated as ' instances of inducement ' : " ' Lastly, it is not with us as with other men whom small...discourage, or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again.' " Yesterday we counselled for our more effectuous protection, and, in sum,...
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American Patriots and Statesmen, from Washington to Lincoln: Patriotism of ...

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1916
...God. Repentance and prayers, patience and tears, were their weapons. "It is not with us," said they, "as with other men, whom small things can discourage or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again." And then again, on another occasion, their souls were lifted to utterance...
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Memorials of Old Brideghampton

James Truslow Adams - Bridgehampton (N.Y.) - 1916 - 399 pages
...forest, building villages and founding a state was being carried on by them. "It is not with us as with men whom small things can discourage or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again," wrote Brewster from New England, and that same spirit breathes through the...
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Congregational Creeds and Covenants

William Eleazar Barton - Congregational churches - 1917 - 358 pages
...selves straitly tied to all care of each others good, and of ye whole by every one and so mutually. 5. Lastly, it is not with us as with other men, whom...discourage, or small discontentments cause to wish them selves at home againe. We knowe our entertainmente in England, and in Holland; we shall much prejudice...
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