The Journal of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, in New England, in 1620: Reprinted from the Original Volume with Historical and Local Illustrations of Providences, Principles and Persons

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J. Wiley, 1848 - 369 pages
 

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Page 251 - Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves .to the Lord, To serve him, and to love the name of the Lord, To be his servants, Every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, And taketh hold of my covenant; Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, And make them joyful in my house of prayer: Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; For mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.
Page 151 - I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great judgments: 7 And I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to you a God...
Page 278 - Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; The labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; The flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls: Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Page 250 - If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the Lord, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: then shalt thou delight thyself in the Lord...
Page 118 - TEACH me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in anything, To do it as for Thee...
Page 362 - She riseth also while it is yet night. and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. She considereth a field, and buyeth it; with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard. She layeth her hands to the spindle. and her hands hold the distaff.
Page 31 - ... covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the Colony unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
Page 278 - For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the Lord thy Redeemer.
Page 30 - Having undertaken for the glory of GOD and advancement of the Christian faith and honour of our King and country a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia...
Page 238 - We are knit together, as a body, in a most strict and sacred Bond and Covenant of the Lord ; of the violation whereof we make great conscience : and by virtue whereof, we do hold ourselves straitly tied to all care of each other's good, and of the whole, by every one, and so mutually. " (5) Lastly, it is not with us as with other men whom small things can discourage, or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again.

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