New England in the Life of the World: A Record of Adventure and Achievement

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Pilgrim Press, 1920 - Migration, Internal - 393 pages
 

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Page 140 - WE cross the prairie as of old The pilgrims crossed the sea, To make the West, as they the East, The homestead of the free!
Page 140 - Upbearing, like the Ark of old, The Bible in our van, We go to test the truth of God Against the fraud of man.
Page 324 - BEFORE Jehovah's awful throne, Ye nations bow with sacred joy ; Know that the Lord is God alone, He can create, and he destroy.
Page 241 - Jehovah, and he shall save me from the wrath of Pele when I break through her tabus, then you must fear and serve the Lord Jehovah. All the gods of Hawaii are vain. Great is the goodness of Jehovah, in sending missionaries to turn us from these vanities to the living God and the way of righteousness.
Page vii - Hah ! These men, I think, had a work ! The weak thing, weaker than a child, becomes strong one day, if it be a true thing. Puritanism was only despicable, laughable then ; but nobody can manage to laugh at it now. Puritanism has got weapons and sinews ; it has fire-arms...
Page 105 - The Mayflower, sir, brought seed and not a harvest. In a century and a half the religious restrictions of the Puritans had grown into absolute religious liberty, and in two centuries it had burst beyond the limits of New England, and John Carver of the Mayflower had ripened into Abraham Lincoln of the Illinois prairie.
Page 7 - Lastly (and which was not least), a great hope and inward zeal they had of laying some good foundation, or at least to make some way thereunto, for the propagating and advancing the gospel of the kingdom of Christ in those remote parts of the world; yea, though they should be but even as stepping-stones unto others for the performing of so great a work.
Page 63 - Who'd like to change your lot; Who've spunk enough to travel Beyond your native spot, And leave behind the village Where Pa' and Ma' do stay, Come follow me and settle In Michd-gan-ia.

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