A General History Of New England; From The Discovery To Mdclxxx.

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byWilliam Hubbard

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848. Excerpt: ... Gospel, with the history of the Scriptures, both of the Old and New Testament, may with the greater facility be communicated unto them; so as, in a sense, that of the Prophet Isaiah1 may be said to be fulfilled as to the Indians of America; "the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light, they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined." For before the breaking out of the late troubles amongst them, in sundry places there were schools, in which some were employed to teach the Indian children to read in the said Bibles; which practice, although it hath been much interrupted by the late wars, yet it is not wholly laid aside, so as the hopes of further and greater success in that behalf are again revived.2 This is the substance of what at the present can be said of the progress of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New England; and although the devil hath here, as he always hath done in former times, raised up persecution against them that preach and profess the Gospel, yet are not the Christian Indians discouraged thereby, so as to lay aside their profession; but have, with the peril of their lives, many of them, endeavored to maintain and defend it against the enemies thereof.a CHAP. LXXVII.3 A continuation of the History of New Plymouth, from the year 1633 until the year 1678. The inhabitants of New Plymouth found so great advantage for divers years in the wisdom and gravity of Mr. Bradford, that they never durst attempt to make any change in their Governor, notwithstanding the liko testimony of respect was deservedly due to some other of the company, (like mariners in a storm or dangerous channel, that, having experience of a skilful and able pilot, are loath to change the helm till that storm be over, or th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848. Excerpt: ... Gospel, with the history of the Scriptures, both of the Old and New Testament, may with the greater facility be communicated u...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.67 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217423272

ISBN - 13:9780217423274

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