History of North Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts: From Its First Settlement to the Present Time, with Family Registers

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The author, 1866 - Brockton (Mass.) - 696 pages
 

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This has alot about the Early Settlers and their petition
for the church.

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XIX
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Page 427 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground; Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive rise: So generations in their course decay; So flourish these, when those are pass'd away.
Page 136 - I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that He is able to keep that which I have committed to Him against that day.
Page 48 - But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers...
Page 428 - It is a noble faculty of our nature which enables us to connect our thoughts, our sympathies, and our happiness with what is distant in place or time; and, looking before and after, to hold communion at once with our ancestors and our posterity.
Page 140 - Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man and full of years ; and was gathered to his people.
Page 155 - The honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity was conferred upon him by Dartmouth College in 1824.
Page 27 - Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
Page 55 - Yes : he was declared to be the Son of God with power, by the resurrection from the dead.
Page 76 - All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD : and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee. 28 For the kingdom is the LORD'S : and he is the governor among the nations.
Page 106 - For the Lord hath chosen Zion ; he hath desired it for his habitation. This is my rest for ever ; here will I dwell ; for I have desired it.

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