Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England; from Its First Planting, in the Year 1620, Unto the Year of Our Lord 1698. In Seven Books, Volume 1

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This is a treasuer to behold to be able to realize where the forefathers of this country left their legacy for generations to come. Then technology has advanced the feeling of "Americanism" even further by viewing this document whenever and where ever there is a computer is an amazing thing to behold. Our forefathers would have been proud. I wonder at the thought about having Obama as a President would have brought these men? It is a great country we have! This book shows where our "Manifest Destiny" originates.  

Contents

I
39
II
41
III
46
IV
56
V
65
VI
73
VII
80
VIII
86
XXXVI
399
XXXVII
404
XXXVIII
405
XXXIX
408
XL
414
XLI
428
XLII
434
XLIII
438

IX
108
X
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XI
117
XII
118
XIII
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XIV
143
XV
148
XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XX
235
XXII
252
XXIII
286
XXIV
302
XXV
321
XXVI
353
XXVII
354
XXVIII
366
XXIX
368
XXX
375
XXXI
380
XXXII
395
XXXIII
396
XXXIV
397
XXXV
398
XLIV
441
XLV
442
XLVI
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XLVII
459
XLVIII
460
XLIX
463
L
476
LI
480
LII
488
LIII
497
LIV
501
LV
511
LVI
518
LVII
521
LVIII
526
LIX
531
LX
545
LXI
556
LXII
584
LXIII
585
LXIV
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LXV
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LXVI
592
LXVII
594
LXVIII
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LXIX
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Page 93 - Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God...
Page 64 - This is a misery much to be lamented, for though they were burning and shining lights in their times, yet they penetrated not into the whole counsel of God, but were they now living, would be as willing to embrace further light as that which they first received.
Page xxxiii - Good," which I think was written by your father. It had been so little regarded by a former possessor, that several leaves of it were torn out ; but the remainder gave me such a turn of thinking, as to have an influence on my conduct through life; for I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good, than on any other kind of reputation; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book.
Page 14 - For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy...
Page 96 - That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; Who should arise and declare them to their children : that they might set their hope in God ; And not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments...
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Page xxxiii - This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me; and I often think of it, when I see pride mortified, and misfortunes brought upon people by their carrying their heads too high.
Page 341 - But I say unto you, It shall ,be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment, than for you. And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell : for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day. But I say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee.
Page 14 - The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers; let him not leave us nor forsake us; that he may incline our hearts unto him, to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, which he commanded our fathers.

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