Sibley's Harvard Graduates

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Massachusetts Historical Society, 1873 - Boston (Mass.)
Vol. 1 includes "an appendix, containing an abstract of the steward's accounts, and notices of non-graduates, from 1649-50 to 1659."
 

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Page 7 - After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity; dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches, when our present ministers shall lie in the dust.
Page 207 - God sifted a whole nation that he might send choice grain over into this wilderness...
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Page 451 - Witches. With the Observations of a Person who was upon the Place several Days when the suspected Witches were first taken into Examination. To which is added, Cases of Conscience concerning Witchcrafts and Evil Spirits personating Men.
Page 445 - A Sermon | wherein is shewed that the Church of God | is sometimes a Subject of | Great Persecution ; | Preached on a Publick | Fast | at Boston in New-England: | Occasioned by the Tidings of a great Persecution Raised against | the Protestants in France.
Page 27 - s heart had each its column, * His head an index to the sacred volume. * His very name a title-page ; and next, * His life a commentary on the text. * O what a monument of glorious worth, * When in a new edition he comes forth, • Without erratas, may we think he'll be, * In leaves and covers of eternity...
Page 177 - Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have.
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Page 15 - The general court had settled a government or superintendency over the college, viz. all the magistrates and elders over the ||six|| nearest churches and the president, or the greatest part of these. Most of them...

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