The Frontier Missionary: A Memoir of the Life of the Rev. Jacob Bailey, A.M., Missionary at Pownalborough, Maine; Cornwallis and Annapolis, N. S.; with Illustrations

Ide and Dutton, 1853 - 365 sidor

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Sida 123 - And Moses rose up and went unto Dathan and Abiram, and the elders of Israel followed him. And he spake unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest ye be consumed in all their sins.
Sida 239 - They all went ashore, and there made choise of a place for their plantacion,2 at the mouth or entry of the ryver on the west side (for the river bendeth yt self towards the nor-east, and by east), being almost an island, of a good bignes, being in a province called by the Indians Sabino, so called of a sagamo or chief commaunder under the graund bassaba.
Sida 245 - Christianitie : and also partly for the great desire he had that this notable voyage so well begunne, might be brought to perfection : and therefore he was contented to stay there the whole...
Sida 320 - He passed the summer at his Mission, returning in the autumn to Simsbury. The next year he removed • AlUn'i Sketch, etc., p. 48. with his family to Nova Scotia, and entered on the duties of his new Parish. He issued " A Serious Address and Farewell Charge to the Members of the Church of England in Simsbury and the adjacent parts," which was printed in Hartford, in 1787.
Sida 153 - ... and none have such a prevailing aversion to profane swearing, and yet they quickly become the most docile scholars in the school of vice, and make the greatest proficiency in every species of profanity. They openly ridicule their former attachment to devotion, and are very ingenious in framing new and spirited oaths, and when they have any extraordinary mischief to perform they always choose to perpetrate it on Sunday.
Sida 55 - ... that the captain and officers endeavored to conceal a negro servant, belonging to Capt. Ellis, of Beverly, but Mr. Ellis, understanding his business, recovered his servant by authority. " Towards evening, several passengers came on board, viz. : Mr. Barons, late Collector, Major Grant, Mr. Baron's footman> and Mrs. Cruthers, the purser's wife, a native of New England. After some considerable dispute, I had my lodgings fixed in Mr. Pearson's berth, where Master Robant, Mr. Baron's man, and I,...
Sida 238 - Howbeyt, the aforesaid late Lord Chief Justice would not, for all this hard hansell and Spanish mischief, give over his determinacion for planting of a colony within the aforesaid so goodly a country, upon the river of Sachadehoc ; but against the next yeare prepared a greater number of planters, and better provisions, which in...
Sida 244 - Preacher made unto them a godly sermon, exhorting them especially to be thankefull to God for their strange and miraculous deliverance in those so dangerous places, and putting them in mind of the uncertainetie of mans life, willed them to make themselves alwayes readie as resolute men to enjoy and accept thankefully whatsoever adventure his divine Providence should appoint.
Sida 74 - IN 1749, the representatives of the original proprietors of the Kennebec Purchase, with others who had joined them, held a meeting, to take measures for the improvement of their property. Four years after, a corporation was formed, by the name of the " Proprietors of the Kennebec Purchase from the late Colony of New Plymouth...
Sida 157 - My legs were covered with a thick pair of blue woollen stockings, which had been so often mended and darned by the fingers of frugality, that scarce an atom of the original remained. My breeches, which just concealed the shame of my nakedness, had formerly been black, but the color being worn out by age, nothing remained but a rusty gray, bespattered with lint and bedaubed with pitch.

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