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" Of all men in the world, I envy Mr. Cotton of Boston most, for he doth nothing in way of conformity, and yet hath his liberty ; and I do everything that way, and cannot enjoy mine. "
The History and Antiquities of Boston: And the Villages of Skirbeck ... - Page 423
by Pishey Thompson - 1856 - 824 pages
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Chronicles of the First Planters of the Colony of ..., Volume 41; Volume 49

Alexander Young - Massachusetts - 1846 - 571 pages
...OF JOHN COTTON. 427 of Ipswich, being ignorant of, spake merrily among CHAP. some of his friends, " Of all men in the world I envy Mr. Cotton, of Boston,...I do everything that way, and cannot enjoy mine." He had many enemies at Boston, as well as many friends, and some that rose up against him, and plotted...
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The Life of John Cotton, Volume 1

Alexander Wilson M'Clure - New England - 1846 - 300 pages
...Ward, of facetious memory, the author of the " Simple Cobbler." He remarked in his pleasant manner, " Of all men in the world, I envy Mr. Cotton, of Boston, most ; for he doth nothing by way of conformity, and yet hath his liberty : and I do almost every thing that way, and cannot enjoy...
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Lives of the Chief Fathers of New England, Volume 1

New England - 1846
...Ward, of facetious memory, the author of the " Simple Cobbler." He remarked in his pleasant manner, " Of all men in the world, I envy Mr. Cotton, of Boston, most; for he doth nothing by way of conformity, and yet hath his liberty : and I do almost every thing that way, and cannot enjoy...
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THE History and Antiquities of BOSTON

PISHEY THOMPSON - 1856
...remembered how he acted towards others in similar circumstances ; and one of Mr. Cotton's contemporaries 4 observes,— " Of all men in the world, I envy Mr....they succeed against him. " Concerning Mr. Cotton's hospitality," says HUTCHINSON, " wherein he did exceed all that I ever heard of. His heart and his...
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the publications of the prince society

joel munsell - 1865
...fpake merrily among fome of his friends : Of all men in the world I envy Mr. Cotton of Bofton moft, for he doth nothing in way of conformity, and yet hath his liberty, and I doe every [247] thing that way and cannot enjoy mine. He had many enemies at Bofton, as well as many...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Nathaniel Ward, A.M.: Author of The Simple Cobbler of ...

John Ward Dean - American literature - 1868 - 213 pages
...that Mr. Ward uttered his facetious saying upon Rev. John Cotton, then of Boston, Lincolnshire : " Of all men in the world, I envy Mr. Cotton of Boston the most, for he doth nothing in the way of conformity, and yet hath his liberty, and I do everything...
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THE ROMANTIC STORY OF THE PURATIN FATHERS

ALBERT CHRISTOPHER ADDISON - 1912
...Poor Samuel Ward, minister of Ipswich, could not understand it. "Of all men in the world," he moaned, "I envy Mr. Cotton of Boston most, for he doth nothing...I do everything that way, and cannot enjoy mine." Plainly, he had not a bishop with the King's ear! It is really surprising, considering the severity...
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The Puritans in America

Alan HEIMERT, Andrew Delbanco - Biography & Autobiography - 1985 - 438 pages
...seaport of Boston. One of Cotton's English counterparts, Samuel Ward, was frank about his preeminence: "Of all men in the world, I envy Mr. Cotton, of Boston,...I do everything that way, and cannot enjoy mine." With the fall from influence of the Bishop of Lincoln — who looked the other way when Cotton declined...
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The Puritan Ordeal

Andrew DELBANCO - History - 1991 - 306 pages
...one colleague by his skillful toeing of the line: "Of all the men in the world," said Samuel Ward, "I envy Mr. Cotton, of Boston, most; for he doth nothing...I do everything that way, and cannot enjoy mine." The elasticity of the Puritan mind attracted simultaneous envy and contempt; nor was it confined to...
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Female Piety in Puritan New England: The Emergence of Religious Humanism

Amanda Porterfield - Religion - 1991 - 224 pages
...meaning were substantial. As an English contemporary of Cotton's, Samuel Ward, put it: "Of all the men in the world, I envy Mr. Cotton, of Boston, most;...liberty, and I do everything that way, and cannot enjoy mine."65 Cotton's interpretation of Solomon's love poetry was appealing not only because of its erotic...
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