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" far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof. "
The General Biographical Dictionary - Page 154
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State-worthies: Or, The Statesmen and Favourites of England from the ...

David Lloyd - Favorites, Royal - 1766
...the queen told him, Sir Walter, I hear you have ereffed a Puritan foundation. No, Madattt, faid he, far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary to your cftablijhed Laws : But I have Jet an Acorn ; which wi^en it comes to be an Oak, God clone knows what...
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and ..., Volume 10

1806
...Madam," said he, " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary to the established laws. But 1 have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows •vvhat will be the fruit thereof." These words are round this picture : " By Vansomer, iEi;ilis suae...
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The lives of the Puritans: containing a biographical account of ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Brook - Puritans - 1813
...puritan foundation." " No, madam," said he, " far be it from me ta countenance any thing contrary to your laws : but I have set an acorn, which, when it becomes an oat, God alone knows what will be the fruit of It." This college, it is added, became the very nursery...
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth ...

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1818
...tartly to him ; " Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation." " No, madam," replied he, " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...established laws ; but I have set an acorn, which, when it comes to be an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit of it." That this fruit however proved to...
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The Works of the Rev. Thomas Zouch ... With a Memoir of His Life ..., Volume 1

Francis Wrangham - Theology - 1820
...his noble undertaking) I hear you have erected a Puritan foundation." " No, Madam," he replied ; " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...established laws : but I have set an acorn which, when it comes to be an oak, God to offer my best thanks. Mr. Ingram himself, and Mr. Granę ville Wheler, have...
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth: By Lucy Aikin, Volume 2

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1823
...to him ; " Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation." — "No, madam," replied he, " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary to your established laws ; but I have set an 4corn, which, when it comes to be an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit of it." That this...
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The privileges of the University of Cambridge: together with ..., Volume 2

George Dyer - 1824
...said—" So, Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a Puritan College."— " No, Madam," replied he, " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." However, the society rather savoured of Puritanism, and hence the old song, called the Mad Puritan...
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A Universal Biography: 3d series. [15th-16th cent

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...queen told him, ' Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation.' ' No, madam,' sayth he, ' far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.' " JOHN SMITH, or SMYTHE, a statesman, son of Sir Clement Smith, of Little Badden, in Essex, by a sister...
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A Universal Biography: Containing Interesting Accounts, Critical ..., Volume 5

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...queen told him, ' Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation.' ' No, madam,' sayth he, ' far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary to your established laws 5 but I have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.'...
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The Christian Observer, Volume 32

Religion - 1832
...Queen Elizabeth said to Sir Walter, " I hear you have erected a Puritan foundation." " No, madam ; far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." (Fuller's History of Cambridge, 1635, p. 147.) The acorn vegetated luxuriantly, and produced from the...
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